Kids Preferred The World of Eric Carle The Very Hungry Caterpillar Jack in the Box: inspired by Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Kids preferred brings this well known character to life in this jack in the box toy. Features an easy to hold hand crank, eric carle is one of the most celebrated children's authors/illustrator of all time, with over 90 million copies of his books old wide world, with a book sold every 30 seconds. Eric carle's memorable stories and colorful characters have inspired our line of products, sure to become children's favorites, similar to his books. Be it a birthday gift, shower gift or anytime gift; make it a gift from the heart with the world of eric carle. For the first time ever, many of eric carle's beloved book characters will leap from the pages into the arms of children, parents, grandparents, and teachers. Each huggable creature brings eric carle's vision of books to play with, toys to read to life for children of all ages. This cuddly plush features exclusive eric carle prints and a branding label. Featuring eric carle prints on box and a bright adorable very hungry caterpillar that pops out.