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

Needs: Fiction: read-aloud stories, picture stories, original retellings of folk and fairy tales, multicultural stories. Length: up to 850 words._x000D_

_x000D_ Rebuses: focus on concrete nouns. Length: up to 250 words. _x000D_

_x000D_ Nonfiction: concepts, vocabulary, simple explanations of things in a young child's world. Length: up to 300 words._x000D_

_x000D_ Poetry: rhythmic, rhyming; serious, humorous, active. Length: up to 20 lines. _x000D_

_x000D_ Other: learning activities, games, crafts, songs, and finger games. See back issues for types, formats, and length. _x000D_

_x000D_ 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. _x000D_

Payment: Stories and articles: up to 25 per word; $25 minimum
_x000D_ Poems: up to $3.00 per line; $25 minimum
_x000D_ Payment upon publication

Tips: 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.

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Address: Ladybug Magazine P.O. Box 300 Peru IL 61354

This listing was last reviewed and/or updated on 2001-08-20