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Ladybug Girl and the Best Ever Playdate

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Sweet playdate story promotes friendship and free play.

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This simple, quiet tale of a playdate threatening to go wrong is perfect for preschoolers and kindergartners, since it addresses the lure of playing with new toys. But here, the unlucky break of a broken toy helps demonstrate not only the value of friendship over things but also the importance of unstructured playtime, letting your imagination run free, and resolving conflict.

With beautiful ink-and-watercolor illustrations that make backyards, sunflowers, and bedrooms pop, LADYBUG GIRL AND THE BEST PLAYDATE EVER creates a dreamy yet familiar rendering of childhood play that imparts valuable lessons about being a good friend and playmate.

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