Sunday, October 30, 2005



n : small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests [syn: ladybug, ladybeetle, lady beetle, ladybird beetle]

At risk of seeming demode (sorry if this is old news), I thought I'd share with you an excellent childrens' book series that is very popular overseas. I've previously enjoyed using their toddler magazine and have recently re-discovered the title's wonderful hardbacks for youngsters. The artwork is well-done and wonderfully-quaint (60's & 70's), and the stories keep a certain 5 year old riveted. Try it--you might like it. Here's a link: