Ladybugs: Red, Fiery, and Bright

Ladybugs Red Fiery and Bright Enter the magical realm of ladybugs to see how they grow into bright flying beetles with vivid red coats and shiny black spots From Mia Posada the author illustrator of the acclaimed Dandelions come

  • Title: Ladybugs: Red, Fiery, and Bright
  • Author: Mia Posada
  • ISBN: 9780876143346
  • Page: 412
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Enter the magical realm of ladybugs to see how they grow into bright flying beetles with vivid red coats and shiny black spots From Mia Posada, the author illustrator of the acclaimed Dandelions, comes another delightful look at nature Uncover the tiny world of the ladybug through vivid illustrations and words, along with a special section featuring fun ladybug facts.

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    1. 1. Book summary, in your own words (3 pts)Ladybugs: Red, Fiery, and Bright is an awesome book on the lifecycle of a ladybug. I honestly had no clue what the lifecycle of a ladybug was like until I read this book, my life has been changed. I now feel like I have learned something exciting and new and really want to share it. The illustrations in this book were great too.2. Grade level, interest level, lexile (1 pt)This is a book for students in Preschool through 3rd grade. It is extremely interes [...]

    2. 1. Ladybugs: Red, Fiery, and Bright by Mia Posada discusses the life cycle of a lady bug. The ladybug lays eggs in the shade, the yellow eggs turn white, and then the eggs hatch causing the larvae to climb out of the egg. Then the larvae goes through molting, which means they are going to shed their own skin. When the ladybug larva is almost full grown, it attaches to a plant or stone and when it emerges, a pupa is formed. The pupa's shell cracks and a spotless yellow beetle crawls out and short [...]

    3. Ladybugs, Posada, M Grade: Kindergarten - 2nd, Topic: A unit on insects and their life cycles. Ladybugs are so important - they eat bugs that eat our plants. Some people consider it good luck if a lady bug lands on you. Science vocabulary words such as "molting" "larva" "pupa" are useful in identifying stages in other insect life cycles. Students can go outside and observe ladybugs in the school garden or lawn. They can observe them at home in their own yard or nearby park. Students can draw the [...]

    4. This book provides lots of information about lady bugs. It describes the lady's life cycle, where it lives, what it eats, and much more. It also talks about the make up of the ladybug and shows a labeled diagram of its different parts. At the end there is a section that provides even more in dept information about the lady bug. I thought this was a cute book. It had really colorful pictures that I think would engaged young readers, and provided lots of text features like labels, captions, and gr [...]

    5. A colorful picture book about the life of ladybugs. Additional information at the end of the book tells about the alternate name of ladybird, usefulness of ladybugs to farmers, and the great diversity within the ladybug family of Coccinellidae. There's also a nice labeled diagram of a ladybug at the back pointing out it's thorax, antenna, elytra, etc.The illustrations and step-by-step life cycle of the ladybug is done exceptionally well. The only drawback to this book is that the text tries to r [...]

    6. This informational picture book is a great way to learn all about ladybugs. The book follows a rhyming pattern which makes the facts presented in the book easy and memorable. The book also gives correct vocabulary when referring to the ladybugs. For example, instead of saying the ladybug babies have hatched, the author notes they are called larvae. Also, the author presents us with a page of facts at the end to learn even more about these creatures. As for the illustrations, the ladybug pops out [...]

    7. This is a well illustrated book taking the reader through the process of becoming a ladybug. It goes into great detail but keeps it simple enough so that children can certainly understand it. This book has great color and the text and pictures flow well together. This book would be great for when a teacher is teaching the class about insects outside or how the environment helps different animals survive. At the end of the book, after the story is told, there are a few pages of details about diff [...]

    8. Grade: KindergartenHave you ever wondered how ladybugs came about? I didn't even realize a ladybug's life cycle is similar to a butterfly and a bee. I have always thought it was born the way it is. Ladybugs are very friendly animals, and children encounter ladybugs all the time. They know that they're friendly but they aren't too informed on the way it was form. This is a great book to have children research more into life cycles.

    9. Ladybugs is a great book to teach about life cycles. The book shows what the ladybugs eat, what kinds of animals can harm them, and how they lay eggs. It goes through the entire life cycle of a ladybug. At the end of the book, it shows all of the different types of ladybugs and it shows a diagram of the different parts of a ladybug.

    10. This easy to follow book tells about the life cycles of Ladybugs. The wonderful bright colored pictures of the book are great for the childs eyes to follow along with and the rhyming on each page is sure to keep every childs attention while learning all about the little creatures called Ladybugs. Very cute story.

    11. This fun rhyming book describes the life stages of a ladybug.It is a great informative book for first grade children. This book can be used to create fun activities that teach children the importance of sequencing.For example children can design each life stage of a lady bug using materials or they can retell the stages using props.

    12. This book is a great read aloud. It can be used as away to explore facts about ladybugs through a story. It has facts about the life of ladybugs and has lots of vocabulary focused around insects. In the back of the book it further explains facts about ladybugs with labeled parts. Easy to read once terms have been defined.

    13. This book is great to read to students when learning about different animals. With this book students are focusing on ladybugs and learning what they do and the parts. You could use this book to teach the class about the lady and give them facts.

    14. This is a wonderful book about ladybugs! It has fun illustrations, and it tells all about them using a rhyming narrative. All science should be this fun! A brief section in the back expands on the information provided and is very informative.

    15. This book is perfect for incorporating science into your lesson. It gives tons of information about the physical features of a ladybug, what they eat, and how they live. There are many descriptive words throughout and it is great to have the children work on recognizing rhyming words.

    16. This is a good book to keep in my library for the students who love bugs. It also is a good book to teach the students about scientific poetry. They could take what they are learning in science and creat their own poems!

    17. What a great book to read for science lesson on lady bugs and how eggs and larvae become lady bugs. This book is also filled with rhyming words so you can cover two subjects with this book. This is a very detailed and yet simple enough for young readers to enjoy!

    18. This is a very educational book. I learned a lot of things about ladybugs that I ahd never heard before! The rhymes in the book help it to flow and keep the reader's attention. The only thing I didn't like was that some of the illustrations were a little graphic.

    19. I was checking this book out because I thought it might be a low level AR book. I was surprised to learn it was a level 4.1! So I read it!! It is an awesome book that explains the life cycle of a ladybug in a fun and entertaining way. a great book to read to children about ladybugs.

    20. This is a great factual book about ladybugs, but set in a cute rhyme to keep it interesting for the littles.

    21. This book was really interesting - nice pictures, cool information about ladybugs, and it Rhymes! Another good book for Nathan at 3.5 years old.

    22. I found this difficult to read aloud, as when there's rhyme I look for an easy meter, but my son adored it. He's two and on a huge ladybug kick. His vocabulary now includes "Larva!" and "Pupa!"

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