The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites

Preschool-Grade 3March 12-22 • 10am & 1pm

A Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia Production
Created by Eric Carle

Connections: working together, persistence, imagination

Spectacles en français le 22 mars

From the company that brought Goodnight Moon & The Runaway Bunny, comes three beloved stories by award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, Eric Carle. Through the magic of black-light theatre and fanciful puppetry, watch as the stories of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and The Mixed-Up Chameleon are brought to life on the big stage!

“The best thing about Eric Carle’s books is that they offer an opportunity for young children to delight in discovery, and for adults close to them to delight in their delight.” – Twin Cities Pioneer Press

Recommended for preschool to grade 3
approximate running time: 60 minutes with no intermission


Stories by Eric Carle Director
Production Designer Jim Morrow
Composer Steven Naylor
Production Manager Deborah MacLean
Head Seamstress Sarah Jane Hart
Shop Manager Jonathan Ford
Scenic Painter Samantha Bissix


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