Book Review: Hermie, a Common Caterpillar by Max Lucado

Hermie a Common Caterpillar is by Max Lucado and is intended for children who are just learning how to read. However, I am a big baby and the cover was cute so I judged a book by its cover and decided I would read it.  Hermie is a common caterpillar, he has no spots or stripes he is just solid colored.  His friend Wormie, is the same.  Except both Hermi and Wormie can talk to God.  Usually, they are ok with being common because they can talk to God, but sometimes they see other bugs who are strong or with a cozy house on their backs and again wonder why they are so plain.  God continues to tell them that he is not done with them yet and that he loves them just the way they are.  Just when Hermie finally accepts that he is common, he goes to sleep and wakes up as a beautiful butterfly!

This was a really cute book and obviously a really quick read. It is a great way to teach the lesson that God made you how you are for a reason and just because you think you might be plain  – he just might not be finished with you yet and in time you will also become a beautiful butterfly. The book also had great illustrations to go along with the story.

Book Description

This Max Lucado’s Hermie & Friends® best-selling story now available in easy-to-read format!

Hermie and his friend Wormie have always felt common. They don’t have stripes or dots, they aren’t very strong, and they can’t find anything special about themselves. But every time they pray, God tells them that He loves them all the time just as they are and that He isn’t finished with them yet. When Hermie becomes a beautiful butterfly, he realizes just how special God’s plan is for him!

This classic story has been revised for kids to read and enjoy on their own as a Lever 2 Reader. With fresh new art and a story kids can read themselves, plus a new, low price—this classic story will find a whole new generation of kids who love Hermie and his garden friends!

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