The Very Hungry Caterpillar Used To Fight Childhood Obesity

I always thought The Very Hungry Caterpillar, published by Eric Carle in 1969, was about teaching colors and counting. Well, change, too — metamorphosis into a butterfly — but the two green pears! Three purple plums! Four red strawberries! It seems pretty obvious that learning colors and numbers is part of reading the… » 3/28/11 7:30pm 3/28/11 7:30pm