The Very Hungry Caterpillar Author:Eric Carle Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days. — "This very hungry caterpillar literally eats his way through the pages of the ... more »book--and right into your child's heart."« less
You can't go wrong with Eric Carle, and this one is a classic. I began reading it to my twins when they were 6 months and they instantly loved it. I also used to teach kindergarten and did an entire unit based on this book. The kids learned the days of the week, foods, and the life cycle of a caterpillar, all in one book!