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The Princess and the Caterpillar

Alona Frankel
AGE: 3-5

Once upon a time, a princess lived surrounded by lots of happy animals. But one day, an ugly, greedy caterpillar came along. This caterpillar only felt full and grew when somebody hurt it. So it went and provoked a bee, and a bird, a cat, a dog, a horse and an elephant. And each time it got stung, or scratched or bitten or kicked, it grew and felt good! Until it met the princess, and she refused to be provoked. The caterpillar was so shocked, it shrank right back to its original size! It closed itself up in a chrysalis, and came out later as a beautiful butterfly. Then it flew back to the princess, nobody tried to annoy anybody, and they all lived together in peace.


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Frankel The Princess and the Caterpillar
Title The Princess and the Caterpillar
Author’s Last Name Frankel
Author's First Name Alona
Language(s) Hebrew, Japanese
Genre children-picture bk
Publisher (Hebrew) Keter
Year of Publication (Hebrew) 1987
Publisher 2 (Hebrew) Tamuz-Modan
Year of Publication 2 (Hebrew) 1992
Publisher 3 (Hebrew) Modan
Year of Publication 3 (Hebrew) 2006
No. Pages 28 pp.
Book title - Hebrew (phonetic) Sipur Al Nesicha, Pil, Sus, Kelev, Chatul, Kipod, Tzipor, Dvora Ve-Zachal
Representation Represented by ITHL

Translations

Japanese: Tokyo, Suzuki, 2007

Once Upon a Potty - Boy
English: Hauppauge, New York, Barron`s, 1980; New York, HarperCollins, 1999; book & tape: 1999; New HarperFestival, 1979; 2002; New York, Firefly Books, 2007; New York/Ontario, Firefly Books, 2014
Spanish: Hauppauge, NY, Barron`s, 1986; New York, HarperCollins, 2002, New York/Ontario, Firefly Books, 2014
Swedish: Stockholm, Raben & Sjogren, 1978
Norwegian: Oslo, Tiden, 1978; 1985
Danish: Copenhagen, Borgen, 1985
Afrikaans: Johannesburg, Preskor, 1982
Dutch: Haarlem, Gottmer, 1980
Polish: Warsaw, Ludowa Spotdzielnia Wydawnicza, 2001
Japanese: Tokyo, Alicekan, 1980
Korean: Seoul, Bir/Minumsa, 2002
Chinese: Taipei, Taiwan Mac Education, 2004

Once Upon a Potty - Girl
English: Hauppauge, NY, Barron`s, 1984; New York, HarperCollins, 1999; book & tape: 1999; 2002; Firefly Books, 2007
Spanish: Hauppauge, NY, Barron`s, 1986; New York, HarperCollins, 2002
Danish: Copenhagen, Borgen, 1985
Dutch: Haarlem, Gottmer, 1980
Chinese: Taipei, Taiwan Mac Education, 2004

The Family of Tiny White Elephants
English: Hauppauge, NY, Barron`s, 1980; New York, Baby Matters, 1999
German: Vienna, Poseidon, 1982
Japanese, Tokyo, Alicekan, 1980

I Want My Mother
English: New York, HarperCollins, 2000

Joshua`s Counting Book
English: New York, HarperCollins, 2000

Prudence`s Baby-Sister Book
English: New York, HarperCollins, 2000

Prudence`s Book of Food
English: New York, HarperCollins, 2000
Japanese, Tokyo, Alicekan, 1980

Prudence`s Get Well Book
English: New York, HarperCollins, 2000

Prudence`s Goodnight Book
English: New York, HarperCollins, 2000
Japanese, Tokyo, Alicekan, 1980

Joshua`s Book of Manners
English: New York, HarperCollins, 2000

Joshua`s Book of Clothes
English: New York, HarperCollins, 2000

The Moon and the Stars
English: New York, HarperCollins, 2000

On Grandparents' Farm
English: New York, HarperCollins, 2001

A True Story
Japanese, Tokyo, Alicekan, 1980

FICTION
A Girl
Polish: Warsaw, Nisza, 2007
English: Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 2016

 
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