The Bad-Tempered Ladybird by Eric Carle
  

The Bad-Tempered Ladybird

Written by Eric Carle

Baby and Toddler   
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A classic picture book in a robust board book format. The bad-tempered ladybird is too mean to share. Instead, it picks a fight with every creature it meets – even if it is a big as a rhinoceros! The journey, through simple cut away pages, captures the fury of the lady bird and how it is tamed by the experiences it goes through. In a satisfying conclusion, the lady bird returns to leaf where it picked its first fight having learnt to share.

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The Bad-Tempered Ladybird by Eric Carle

Presents the story of a bad-tempered ladybird. This title explores the concepts of time and size.

About the Author

Eric Carle

Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 50 languages and sold over 33 million copies. Since the Caterpillar was published in 1969, Eric Carle has illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 110 million copies of his books have sold around the world.

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Format

Board book
42 pages
Interest Age: From 1

Author

Eric Carle
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Publisher

Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

7th June 2012

ISBN

9780141383507

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