Lady Bird Beetle Bibliography

Non-Fiction Titles

Bailey, Jill. The Life Cycle of a Ladybug. New York: Bookwright Press, 1989. 32 pp. Grades K-4.
Braithwaite, Althea. Ladybugs. Life Cycle Books. Chicago: Dearborn Financial Publishing, 1989. Grades PS-6.
Conklin, Gladys. Lucky Ladybugs. Illustrated by Glen Rounds. New York: Holiday House, 1969.
Fischer-Nagel, Heiderose. Life of the Ladybug. Illustrated by Andreas Fischer-Nagel. Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books, 1986. 48 pp.
Jeunesse, Gallimard and Pascale de Bourgoing. The Ladybug and Other Insects, A First Discovery Book. Illustrated by Sylvie Perols. New York: Scholastic, Inc., 1989. Grades K-3.
Johnson, Sylvia. Ladybugs. Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications, 1983. 48 pp.
Morgan, Susan B. Ladybug. La Cholla, CA: Dinnerman Books, 1989.
Oda, Hidetomo and Ed. Kathy Pohl. Ladybug. (Nature Close-ups. Milwaukee, WI: Raintree Publishers, 1986. 32 pp. Grades 3-7.
Watts, Barrie. Ladybug. Morristown, NJ: Silver Burdett Press, 1987. 25 pp. Grades 32.
Watts, Barrie. Ladybugs, Keeping Minibeasts. New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1990.

Fiction and Poetry Titles

Berends, Polly B. Ladybug and Dog and The Night Walk. Illustrated by Cyndy Szekeres. New York: Random House, 1980.
Brown, Ruth. Ladybug, Ladybug. Illustrated by the author. New York: Dutton Childrens Books, 1988. 32 pp. Grades PS-1.
Carle, Eric and Simon Saad-L'Hoeste, translator. La mariquita malhumorada. Illustrated by the author. New York: Harper Trophy/HarperCollins Publishers, 1992.
Carle, Eric. The Grouchy Ladybug. Illustrated by the author. New York: Thomas Crowell, 1986. 48 pp. Grades PS-2.
Cutting, Brian and Jullian Cutting. Are You a Ladybug? Illustrated by Alan Male. Bothell, WA: Wright Group, 1988. 16 pp. Grades K-2.
Hawes, Judy. Ladybug, Ladybug, Fly Away Home. New York: Thomas Crowell and Co., 1967. 32 pp.
Jones, Renata. The Little White Ladybug. Illustrated by Lif De Tuerk. Mount Desert, ME: Windswept House Pubs., 1990. 54 pp. Grades PS-3.
Kepes, Juliet. Lady Bird, Quickly. Illustrated by the author. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1964.
Kraus, Robert. Ladybug, Ladybug! Illustrated by the author. New York: Harper and Row, 1957.
Schlein, Miriam. Fast is Not a Ladybug. Illustrated by Leonard P. Kessler. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1953.
Silverman, Maida. Ladybug's Color Book. New York: Putnam Publishing Group, 1986. 24 pp. Grades PS-1.
Sueyoshi,Akiko. Ladybird On a Bicycle. Illustrated by Viv Allbright. New York: Faber and Faber, 1983.
Wang, Herbert H. and Matthew Vessel. My Ladybug. Illustrated by Marie Nonast Bohlen. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1969
Wickstrom, Lois. Ladybugs for Loretta. Illustrated by Francie Mion and Priscilla M. Johnson. Tampa, FL: Sproing, 1978. Grades K-6.

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