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'''The Caterpillar''' (also known as the '''Hookah-Smoking Caterpillar''') is a [[fictional character]] appearing in [[Lewis Carroll]]'s 1865 book ''[[Alice's Adventures in Wonderland]]''.
 
==In the book==
==Appearance in ''Alice's Adventures in Wonderland''==
Introduced in Chapter Four ("Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill") and the main center of interest of Chapter V ("Advice from a Caterpillar"), the Caterpillar is a [[hookah]]-smoking [[caterpillar]] exactly three inches high (a height, the virtues of which, he defends against Alice's complaint). Alice does not like the Caterpillar when they first meet, because he does not immediately talk to her and when he does, it is usually in short, rather rude sentences, or [[problem solving|difficult questions]].