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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
Collections:Your library
Rating:*****
Tags:children's books, math/time

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GL: 3.3
DRA: 20
Lexile: 560L
  Infinityand1 | Aug 4, 2016 |
The Grouchy Ladybug 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 learn the important concepts of time, size, and shape, as well as the benefits of friendship and good manners.
  wichitafriendsschool | Jul 23, 2016 |
The Grouchy Ladybug is all about learning to share and the consequences of not. When the ladybug makes the decision to not share dinner with his fellow ladybug, his attitude becomes aggressive. He flies all over trying to find someone to fight, but always has an excuse as to why he must find someone different. It isn't until the end when he is put in his place that he returns home willing to share his dinner. This book would be very applicable and relatable to students in early elementary and preschool. ( )
  thd53 | Apr 12, 2016 |
The grouchy lady bug is a great book for kindergarten. The two main characters are well developed and are two lady bugs. The characters go on a sort of adventure because one lady bug is grouchy about having to share its dinner. The way the book is set up is great for children because the pages go from small to big and as the pages go up in size, the size of the different animals do also. The illustrations go great with the writing because each animal is depicted as very colorful and bright. The message in this book is a great one because it shows students that it is better to share things rather than fighting over things. ( )
  mhernd3 | Mar 31, 2016 |
In my opinion the Grouchy Ladybug is a great book for a few reasons. The first reason is I liked the predictable language pattern. The writing has an expected entry for each hour of time. It is “Hey you” said the grouchy ladybug “Want to fight?” This is especially engaging for young readers who are just emerging. I also liked this book because of the illustrations. Carle’s use of collage, texture, and sizes to emphasizes the conflict throughout the story. For example when the ladybug is trying to fight the whale the illustrator made his body last almost 6 pages long. This is to emphasize the size difference between the main character, the ladybug, and the whale he was trying to fight. Another reason I like the story is because of the descriptive writing. For example, the author describes the gorilla beating on his chest. The main idea of the story is that you get more flies with honey than you will with vinegar. This means be kind to everyone you meet. ( )
  Rvealey | Mar 30, 2016 |
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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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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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