Babybug is an illustrated magazine of literature and art for children ages 6 months to 3 years. It is published in the United States by The Cricket Magazine Group, a division of Carus Publishing Company, 9 times a year, every month except for combined May/June, July/August, and November/December issues.
History and profile
Babybug was launched in 1995 by Marianne Carus, Editor-in-Chief of Cricket magazine, in order to provide a magazine for infants and toddlers and a precursor to Ladybug. The magazine has its editorial offices in Chicago, Illinois.
Babybug offers a regular series, “Kim and Carrots,” written and illustrated by Clara Vulliamy, a noted British artist, whose mother was the beloved children's author, Shirley Hughes. Each issue of Babybug presents action rhymes, Mother Goose and other traditional nursery rhymes, basic concepts, and simple stories about a baby's world. The magazine also features a variety of art styles and media, including paint, w