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The Grouchy Ladybug (original 1977; edition 1996)

by Eric Carle

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Title:The Grouchy Ladybug
Authors:Eric Carle
Info:HarperCollins (1996), Paperback, 48 pages
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Rating:*****
Tags:children's books, math/time

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A good story to tell kids who are being grouchy. The grouchy ladybug does not get what he wanted at all and is very disappointed in the end. One kind ladybug does help him though. a good lesson for students. First grade and up.
  bzittlosen | Dec 17, 2014 |
One of my favorite books of Eric Carle, especially in a larger format. The Grouchy Ladybug tells the tale of a grouchy and rude ladybug that has an inflated self-importance. Two things of note: This book excellently notes the passage of time with a clock in the corner of the book, and the artwork really shows the relative size of the organisms in this book, especially if you have the large format version of this book. ( )
  jmitra1 | Dec 4, 2014 |
This beloved Eric Carle classic returns once again in a colorful new board book format. This is the story of a bad-tempered bug who won't say "please" or "thank you," won't share, and thinks she is bigger and better than anyone else. As children follow the Grouchy Ladybug on her journey, they will learn the important concepts of time, size, and shape, as well as the benefits of friendship and good manners.This is a great book to keep in the classroom because it provides life applications as well as color illustrations and informational text. This is another great resource to use for book projects or science lessons. The illustrations are vivid and eye catching. ( )
  eoertl1 | Dec 3, 2014 |
I would use this book in my classroom as an introduction to making predictions. The book is fairly repeatetive with the difference of animals changing throughout the book. This will give the students the opportunity to predict what animal they think the ladybug will run into next. ( )
  Briana_Bowers | Dec 1, 2014 |
I would use this story for when it is the part where we are learning about how to tell time. My students will enjoy this because the story is very involving using the different times for the lady bug that way everyone is interacting. ( )
  hollyegirard | Nov 29, 2014 |
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Aphids are very small insects. They suck the juice from leaves, and then the leaves die. Ladybugs eat aphids. That's good for trees, shrubs, and other plants that have leaves. To the ladybugs I have dedicated this book. Three cheers for them!
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It was night and some fireflies danced around the moon.
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Der kleine Käfer Immerfrech ist ein ziemliches Großmaul, denn er fordert alle Tiere, denen er begegnet, zum Kampf heraus - bis ein riesiger Wal ihm eine Lektion erteilt, die er nicht so schnell vergessen wird. Ein lustiges und durchaus lehrreiches Bilderbuch, mit dem jedes Kind auch ganz leicht die Uhrzeit lesen lernt.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0064434508, Paperback)

It's the Grouchy Ladybug's 20th birthday. To celebrate, we are introducing a new, larger format edition with brighter, more colorful pages created from Eric Carle's original artwork using the latest reproduction technology. The Grouchy Ladybug is bigger and brigher, as irascible but irresistable as ever and will surely delight new generations of readers, as well as her devoted fans of all ages. Happy Birthday, Grouchy Ladybug!

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A grouchy ladybug, looking for a fight, challenges everyone she meets regardless of their size or strength.

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Penguin Australia

2 editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.

Editions: 014138350X, 0141332034

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