The Lamb and the Butterfly

A freak storm brings two unlikely animals together to become friends. The lamb and the butterfly don’t understand each other when they first meet in the meadow. Lamb is curious about Butterfly’s free lifestyle, and Butterfly can’t understand why Lamb is so close to her mother. When a huge storm comes, Butterfly is injured and Lamb helps to heal her. And soon these animals with very different lives become the closest of friends…

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    Eric Carle

    Eric Carle is the acclaimed author and illustrator of many classic picture books, and is best known for the much-loved The Very Hungry Caterpillar.


    Eric Carle has won many book and design awards in both the US and around the world. His most famous book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar was awarded the American Institute of Graphics Arts Award, the Selection du Grand Prix des Treize in France and a Nakamori Reader’s Prize in Japan. In 2003 Carle was awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his lifetime contribution to children’s literature and illustration.

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