LADYBUG Magazine April 2024


Make a splash with this issue of LADYBUG! Meet a weasel who becomes a duckling dad, plant a seed, and play with mud pies and puddles!

Cover art by Valeri Gorbachev


Spring is truly here! Time for gardening, caring for baby animals, and splashing in plenty of puddles! There are surprising friends around every corner, from a duck in the bathtub to birds nesting in a man’s beard! Follow Sly the weasel as he becomes an unexpected parent to three adorable ducklings. Make a wish on a dandelion, tend a garden, and visit Oscar Otter’s World of Water! Then, make your very own “Quackity-Quack” hat to play all day in duckling style!


With beautiful artwork, fun activities, and plenty to see and do, there’s something for every child in this celebration of springtime!


Enjoy features including:

·         The Duck in My Bathtub by Dan Crawford

·         A Good, Good Day by Phillis Gershator

·         Dandelion Clocks by Robert Heidbreder

·         The Seed by Abbe L. Starr 

·         The Garden by Lindsey Anderson

·         The Funny Farm

·         Oats, Peas, Beans, and Barley Grow

·         In My Suit by Dionna L. Mann

·         There Was an Old Man by Edward Lear

·         Papa Weasel by Teresa Bateman

·         A Quackety-Quack Hat

·         A Tall Treasure by Sara Greenleaf


Regular features of LADYBUG Magazine include I Spy, Max and Kate, Molly & Emmett, takeout pages, and Ladybug, Muddle, and Thud.