The Very Busy Spider

by Eric Carle
The Very Busy Spider

The classic story of the busy spider in a touch and feel board book format. Children can feel the delicate lines of the the spider's silky thread on each page, as her web grows and grows.


Publisher: Puffin
Age group: Toddler
Age group: Preschooler

'My daughter loves all the different animal sounds...'

My daughter loves this book - all the different animal sounds. It also has the web and threads raised on each page so it is a good book to feel as well. A very popular book in our house.

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What families say

I set up this book beside my son's change mat. He's 4 months old and loves staring at the pictures while I change him and read the story. The cow and rooster are his favourites!

Rating: 4 star
20 May 2013

loved the texture of the pictures

Rating: 5 star
2 April 2013

One of the first books I shared with my little girl at about 4 weeks old. She listened to me tell the story and let me help her feel the spider webs. I love the hungry caterpillar but hadn't read this story - love it!

Rating: 5 star
7 January 2015

This is one of my sons favourites - for some reason he loves to stroke the spider pictures

Rating: 4 star
27 February 2014

Gave it to a local nursery.

Rating: 4 star
21 September 2012

we loved the way the busy spider weaved her web without interruption and its touchy feely texture added to our enjoyment

Rating: 4 star
Baby bear Murphy
20 July 2012

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