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The Grouchy Ladybug (1977)

by Eric Carle

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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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Independent reading level: grades K-2
Awards: Notable children's trade book award
  ashleywilliams23 | Dec 4, 2023 |
Independent Reading Level: Grade K-3
Awards: Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
National Council for Social Studies/Children's Book Council, 1977
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Book Award, 199 ( )
  Htown | Nov 8, 2023 |
Picture books for children
Handling bad moods
Big and bold
Subject headings:
Smallness and bigness
Bullies and bullying
  kmgerbig | May 10, 2023 |
Independent Reading Grades K-2
  haleyamercer | May 8, 2023 |
A grouchy ladybug spends the whole book picking fights against increasingly larger animals, running away after throwing down the gauntlet with a facetious, "You're not big enough anyway." I tired of the repetition long before the cowardly bully got her comeuppance. ( )
  villemezbrown | Mar 3, 2023 |
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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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A grouchy ladybug, looking for a fight, challenges everyone she meets regardless of their size or strength, but soon learns the importance of friends and turns into a far nicer, happier bug.
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Penguin Australia

2 editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.

Editions: 014138350X, 0141332034


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