The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a children’s picture book designed, illustrated, and written by Eric Carle, first published by the World Publishing Company in 1969, later published by Penguin Putnam. The book features a very hungry caterpillar who eats his way through a wide variety of foodstuffs before pupating and emerging as a butterfly. The winner of many children’s literature awards and a major graphic design award, it has sold almost 50 million copies worldwide. It has been described as having sold the equivalent of a copy per minute since its publication, and as “one of the greatest childhood classics of all time”. It was voted the number two children’s picture book in a 2012 survey of School Library Journal readers.
WHAT FONT WAS USED IN POSTER?
“Bodoni Std Book” is the font used in The Very Hungry Caterpillar poster. Bodoni was designed by Morris Benton, Giambattista Bodoni and published by Linotype. Bodoni contains 14 styles and family package options.