Clara is a cute cabbage Caterpillar. But to Catisha, who is catty and crimson, Clara is only a common caterpillar with no hope of becoming a colorful butterfly. Sure enough, Clara comes out cream colored. And during an encounter with a hungry crow, Clara proves that being colorful and conspicuous doesn't compare with being common, content, and courageous.
Pamela Duncan Edwa...more
Setting: Anywhere outside
Clara is the plainest caterpillar there can be. Clara does not mind because cabbage caterpillars are cute but then the crimson –colored Catisha caterpillar thinks Clara is dull. As Clara and Cornelius make their chrysalis, the crimson-colored caterpillar Catisha says that she will only become a common cabbage butterfly. Even though to Catisha, Clara is boring and plain, her traits actually help save Catisha...more
Used in story time. I just love the language and the alliteration in this story. One to definitely increase most younger children's vocabulary. 5/15/13
Blown away again by the language and all the words starting with c.