By Melanie Gerth
Designed by Jennifer DeLoach
Ten little ladybugs sitting on a vine, along came a butterfly- then there
Nine little ladybugs skipping on a gate, along came a caterpillar-then
there were eight.
ladybugs looking up at heaven, along came a bird- then there were seven.
little ladybugs resting on sticks, along came a grasshopper- then there
Six little ladybugs
flying near a hive, along came a bumblebee- then there were five.
Five little ladybugs sleeping by the shore, along came a fish- then there
ladybugs climbing up a tree, along came a turtle- then there were three.
little ladybugs drinking up dew, along came a duck - then there were two.
Two little ladybugs
basking in the sun, along came a frog- then there was one.
One little ladybug sitting all alone, along came a breeze- then she was
(1). Have you ever seen a ladybug?
(2). What bug other than a ladybug
could we use in this book?
(3). Why would you use that
kind of bug? (more critical thinking)