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Publisher: Cricket Magazine Group

Frequency: Monthly

Accepts Email Submissions: No

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Description: Ladybug, a magazine for young children ages 2 to 6, is published by the Cricket Magazine Group.

Editor(s): Editor-in-Chief: Marianne Carus, Editor: Paula Morrow

Guidelines URL: Click here for writer's guidelines information.

Address: Ladybug Magazine

P.O. Box 300
Peru, IL 61354

Needs: Fiction: read-aloud stories, picture stories, original retellings of folk and fairy tales, multicultural stories. Length: up to 850 words.

Rebuses: focus on concrete nouns. Length: up to 250 words.

Nonfiction: concepts, vocabulary, simple explanations of things in a young child's world. Length: up to 300 words.

Poetry: rhythmic, rhyming; serious, humorous, active. Length: up to 20 lines.

Other: learning activities, games, crafts, songs, and finger games. See back issues for types, formats, and length.

An exact word count should be noted on each manuscript submitted. Word count includes every word, but does not include the title of the manuscript or the author's name.

Payment: Stories and articles: up to 25ยข per word; $25 minimum
Poems: up to $3.00 per line; $25 minimum
Payment upon publication

Tips for Writers: LADYBUG would like to reach as many children's authors and artists as possible for original contributions, but our standards are very high, and we will accept only top-quality material. Before attempting to write for LADYBUG, be sure to familiarize yourself with this age child.

Sample Copies/Subscription Information: For a sample issue of Ladybug send $5.00 to: LADYBUG Sample Copy
P.O. Box 300
Peru, IL 61354

This listing was lated updated on Aug-20-2001.

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