Jitterbug

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Pub Date 04 Apr 2023 | Archive Date 24 Jan 2023
NorthSouth Books Inc., NorthSouth Books

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Description

This little ladybug will rock you!

Ladybugs are so cute, small, and fly so gently. Not so for the “Jitterbug”— Lady B. Marie! Her heart beats for rock 'n' roll. She holds the electric guitar in her hands, her voice belts out melodies, she sings and grooves like crazy. Papa, Mrs. Snail, and Grasshopper are less enthusiastic about the music and soon the other meadow dwellers leave the scene. She's just too loud! Does the Jitterbug give up? No! She sings alone on the tranquil meadow— This was more than glitz and glam. It was a declaration: “Here I am!” Right on cue, reinforcements arrive in the form of a colorful band of beetles who want to give a concert on the meadow. The band recognizes Marie's talent and now the show really gets going.

Word artist Kai Lüftner forges grandiose rhymes— impressively translated into English by Marshall Yarbrough. You can't help but be carried away by the charm and wit. In addition, Wiebke Rauers creates the amusing world of images for a little beetle that really turns up the amplifier.

 
This little ladybug will rock you!

Ladybugs are so cute, small, and fly so gently. Not so for the “Jitterbug”— Lady B. Marie! Her heart beats for rock 'n' roll. She holds the electric guitar...

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ISBN 9780735844995
PRICE $19.95 (USD)
PAGES 32

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Fun rhyming book about being you without apology. Add a punk ladybug, rocking bug musicians and fantastic illustrations and you've got one of my favorite picture books this year!

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This book was so much fun! Great rhyming throughout, good vocabulary, and colorful illustrations. I l9ve the message of the book - be true to you. This book is pure joy!

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