We are using another Eric Carle book.
1. Ladybirds aren't really bugs at all, they're beetles!
2. The "lady" in ladybird refers to the Virgin Mary.
3. A ladybird's bright colours warn predators to stay away.
4. Over its lifetime, a ladybird may consume as many as 5,000 aphids.
5. You can't tell a ladybird's age by counting its spots!