Very hungry caterpillar

Vocab: sun, moon, leaf, egg, caterpillar, apple, pear, plum, orange, strawberries, watermelon, cupcake, salami, cheese, ice-cream, sausage, cherry pie, chocolate cake, pickle, lollipop, fat, tiny, cocoon, butterfly


In the light of the moon
a little egg lay on a leaf.

One Sunday morning
the warm sun came up and -pop!
out of the egg came a tiny
and very hungry caterpillar.

On Monday
he ate through one apple.
But he was still hungry.

On Tuesday
he ate through two pears,

but he was still hungry.

On Wednesday
he ate through three plums,
but he was still hungry.

On Thursday
he ate through four strawberries,
but he was still hungry.

On Friday
he ate through five oranges,
but he was still hungry.

‚On Saturday
he ate through one piece of
chocolate cake, one ice-cream cone,
one pickle, one slice of Swiss cheese,
one slice of salami,
one lollipop, one piece of cherry pie,

one sausage, one cupcake,
and one slice of watermelon.

The next day was Sunday again
The caterpillar ate through
one nice green leaf,
and after that he felt much better.

Now he wasn’t hungry any more — and he
wasn’t a little caterpillar any more.
He was a big, fat caterpillar.

He built a small house, called a cocoon,
around himself. He stayed inside for
more than two weeks.

Then he
nibbled a hole in the cocoon,
pushed his way out and out came

a beautiful butterfly



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