The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a children's classic! This book shows children a very hungry caterpillar that continues to eat all kinds of food and eventually big quantities of it. That is until he builds a cocoon and goes to sleep to eventually wake up, break free, and become a beautiful butterfly. This book is a great way to incorporate science and reading together in a kindergarten to first grade classroom. You could go into talking about the life cycle of a caterpillar and butterfly after reading this book aloud.