No.7 Yoichi Sakakihara Prize

Hungry Caterpillar Play School

Touch Press Inc. / StoryToys(Ireland)


Hungry Caterpillar Play School is a fun and playful app designed to help young children master key early learning goals, as defined in the globally respected Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework. It features The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and other characters and artwork from world-renowned children’s author and illustrator Eric Carle. Math, spelling, reading, writing, science, nature studies & creative arts.

Prize Comment

We are deeply honoured to receive the Digital Ehon Award for our app Hungry Caterpillar Play School. Working with the artist Eric Carle and his team has been a privilege for everyone in Touch Press and StoryToys. This award recognizes the joy and learning that our products bring to millions of children around the world. Teaching children about nature and creativity in addition to traditional education is more important now than ever. We are extremely grateful for this recognition, and it inspires us all to continue on our creative journey.