This New York Times bestselling series showcases the themes of imagination, empowerment, friendship, compromise, and courage – not to mention a love of the outdoors. Ladybug Girl and her loyal sidekick Bingo can do anything!
A gorgeous edition of the first book in the New York Times Bestselling series, full of exciting extras
When Lulu puts on her ladybug costume, she becomes Ladybug Girl—a superhero who uses her imagination to have adventures right in her own backyard. Together with Bingo, her basset hound, she proves that she is not too little to explore nature, build forts, and make her own big fun.
This deluxe gift edition of the book that earned Ladybug Girl and Bingo a place in the homes and hearts of millions of kids includes a jacket that folds out into a giant poster, punch-out paper dolls of Lulu and Bingo, and 30 reusable stickers to dress them up—a must to kick off or complete any Ladybug Girl collection.
This hardcover picture book in the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series explores themes of making friends, compromise, and imaginative play at that favorite preschool place—the playground.
Lulu and her dog Bingo meet up with Sam on the playground and want to play together. Sam likes the sandbox but Lulu thinks the monkey bars are better. They just can’t agree…until Lulu asks, “Have you ever played Ladybug Girl?” Quickly, Sam becomes the brave Bumblebee Boy, and he and Lulu, a.k.a Ladybug Girl, are superheroes who save the playground from scary monsters and mean robots. New friends want to join their game too, and soon the Bug Squad is formed with Ladybug Girl, Bumblebee Boy, Dragonfly Girl, and Butterfly Girl using their imaginations to keep the playground safe.
For fans of Toot and Puddle and The Amazing Adventures of Bumblebee Boy, the Ladybug Girl series honors friendship, cooperation, and a love of the outdoors!
Ladybug Girl gets dressed up for Halloween in the newest hardcover addition to the New York Times bestselling series.
It is Halloween and Lulu must decide on a costume. Should she be Ladybug Girl or something new? She tries many different costumes, but nothing seems right. Maybe she’ll think of the perfect costume as she enjoys the autumn day with her family by pumpkin picking and going on a hayride. But it isn’t until Lulu and Bingo help a little girl who is lost that Lulu discovers who she was meant to be for Halloween–Ladybug Girl, of course! After all, she is Ladybug Girl and it is important to be true to yourself.
“Soman’s watercolors are right at home with autumn’s muted hues … helping make this thoughtful story another winner for Ladybug Girl.”—Publishers Weekly
“Readers and their parents will appreciate how Lulu works through her dilemma on her own. Not only is this an entertaining story, but it’s also a good conversation starter about being true to oneself.”—Kirkus
The Bug Squad is back in a story about playing together, problem solving, and saying you’re sorry in this hardcover picture book from theNew York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series.
This book was a Jumpstart Read for the Record Book.
The Bug Squad – Bumblebee Boy, Dragonfly Girl, and Butterfly Girl – are coming to Lulu’s house for a play date and she know exactly what they are going to do all day. They use their big imaginations to create their own fun games right in Lulu’s backyard. But when some things don’t go just the way Lulu planned, Dragonfly Girl’s feelings get hurt. This is a job for Ladybug Girl! When Lulu is Ladybug Girl, she knows that even if it isn’t easy, it is important to apologize.
For fans of Fancy Nancy and Betty Bunny, the Ladybug Girl series honors individuality, friendship, and a love of nature!
“Soman and Davis sensitively convey the joys of creative play and the delicacies of children’s social dynamics.”—Publishers Weekly
“Soman and Davis’s simple story speaks directly to that time in childhood when imagination and reality are aligned. Ladybug Girl is given free rein to explore and create, inspiring young readers to emulate her or identify with her.”—School Library Journal
In this hardcover picture book from the New York Times bestsellingLadybug Girl series, Ladybug Girl and Bingo need to look on the bright side of things to make their snow day adventure as much fun as it should be.
Lulu and her dog Bingo wake up to a snow-covered yard and decide to have the best snow day ever. They make penguin tracks and taste the frosting-like snow. But the snow is deep and cold, and when Lulu tries to build a fort or make a snowball, her mittens are too wet and snow falls down the back of her neck. This is not the day she planned. And then Lulu remembers that she is Ladybug Girl and Ladybug Girl can do anything! With another determined look at the snow, Ladybug Girl overcomes her frustration and sees the yard in a whole new light. She and Bingo are now ready to use their imaginations to create their own snow games, snow animals, and snow adventures!
For fans of The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats, Ladybug Girl and the Big Snow honors the magic of the outdoors and creativity!
“The story incorporates creative, dramatic ideas into Lulu’s outdoor play that will appeal to young children’s imaginations. A fine choice for young readers on a cold winter night, especially when enjoyed with a cup of hot chocolate in front of a fire like the one Ladybug Girl, Bingo and her brother curl up in front of.”—Kirkus
“Highlight[s] the value of perseverance as setbacks threaten to dampen Lulu’s spirits (and clothing)…Should have fans watching the skies for first snowflakes.” —PW
“The characters leap from spread to spread, and the text has amazing exuberance. Crisp and clean watercolor and line illustrations feature numerous chucklesome aspects…. The images exemplify what the words need not explain–with just a little imagination the average snowflake can transform the familiar into a world full of wonder.”—School Library Journal
It is preschooler Lulu’s first time at the beach and she needs to conquer her fear of the ocean in this hardcover picture book from the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series.
Lulu has never been to the beach but she knows she is going to love it…until she sees just how big and loud the ocean is. She and her dog Bingo decide that they will make sandcastles, fly kites, and get ice cream instead of swimming. But then the ocean waves snatch Lulu’s favorite pail. This is a job for Ladybug Girl! When Lulu is Ladybug Girl, she is brave and nothing can stop her from rescuing her pail – and suddenly she is in the ocean and it is fun!
This story is the perfect preparation for a first beach vacation, or to explore a new experience with a preschooler. Mama and Papa are never far away while Ladybug Girl builds up her courage and confronts something scary for the first time.
For fans of Fancy Nancy and Angelina Ballerina, the Ladybug Girl series honors courage, creativity, and a love of nature!
This latest hardcover picture book from the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series proves that true friendship is better than any toy.
Lulu is excited about her playdate with Finny—and especially excited about Finny’s Rolly-Roo. In fact, Lulu loves the toy so much that she . . . kind of forgets to play with Finny. So when the girls accidentally break the Rolly-Roo, will Lulu realize her mistake? In this compassionate and charming story about the value of a great friend, Lulu and Finny repair the broken toy, and soon forget all about it, blasting off on new imaginative adventures together as Ladybug Girl and Grasshopper Girl.
Great for fans of Fancy Nancy, Olivia, and Knuffle Bunny, this beloved series is celebrated for its gentle and authentic look at kid-truths.
“The artwork contains ethnic diversity, active girls, an endearing basset hound, and plenty of eye-catching indoor and outdoor backgrounds. . . . The language has been carefully crafted so that most of the conversations provide models for children just beginning to navigate the sticky wicket of socializing. . . . Goes down easy.” —Kirkus Reviews
“With conflict and dialogue squarely centered in a child’s world and expressive watercolor-and-ink illustrations, this is a welcome addition to a beloved series.”—School Library Journal
This hardcover picture book in the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series explores the theme of responsibility for a pet and the fun of a first camping trip.
Lulu and her dog Bingo the basset hound are best friends. Whenever they play outside, Bingo always stays close by Lulu’s side. When they go camping for the first time, Lulu does her best to be responsible and hold tight to Bingo’s leash. But what happens when Bingo wants to explore the forest on his own and runs off? This is a job for Ladybug Girl! She will find Bingo in time for toasting marshmallows at the campfire.
For fans of Fancy Nancy and Toot and Puddle, the Ladybug Girl series honors a love of the outdoors, family, and creativity!
“All the imagination and pluck that children have come to expect from this delightful duo. A fine addition to the series and another reason to love Ladybug Girl.” — School Library Journal
"With Lulu’s self-assurance and inquisitive nature, Ladybug Girl continues to shine–as does Soman’s art, which works wonders with the forest setting." — Publishers Weekly
Ladybug Girl and Grandpa visit the museum in the New York Times bestselling series’ latest picture book! Lulu wants to learn everything, but she discovers that sometimes you have to slow down to appreciate the wonder of what’s around you.
When Lulu and Grandpa visit the museum, Lulu wants to see it all! Grandpa suggests exploring bit by bit, but Lulu can do it all—she’s Ladybug Girl! But there is so much to see. Even Ladybug Girl may never see it all. Then Grandpa shows her something extra special: the butterfly room! Inside, Lulu slows down. She looks and listens. And she realizes that Ladybug Girl can be like a flower if she holds very still and thinks flower thoughts. When a shining blue butterfly lands on her finger, she understands that even if she can’t learn everything in one day, she can learn so much from each moment, if she only takes the time to look around.
The perfect gift for Ladybug Girl fans: a boxed set that includes the New York Times bestselling book Ladybug Girl in a charming small format, and an adorable plush Ladybug Girl toy to cuddle as you read!
Now it is even easier for young readers to play along with Ladybug Girl and her dog, Bingo. The plush Ladybug Girl toy is the perfect size for little hands, and is ready for any adventures that kids can dream up. Using your imagination has never been so much fun.
From morning to night, spend the day with Ladybug Girl and this box set of three adorable board books.
Play dress-up, make friends, and snuggle in at bedtime with this box set featuring the New York Times bestselling characters Ladybug Girl and Bingo. With durable pages and simple, entertaining text that’s perfect for reading aloud, this set makes an excellent gift for the very littlest of Ladybug Girl fans. Pair it with A Little Box of Ladybug Girl to enjoy even more board book adventures with Ladybug Girl, Bingo, and their friends.
This box set of board books includes:
Ladybug Girl Dresses Up!
Ladybug Girl Makes Friends
Ladybug Girl Says Good Night