Ladybug's Birthday ©1998 Scholastic Inc. / medium: colored pencil Ladybug's Birthday won the 1999 EdPress Award for Best Children's Illustration. Presented by the Association of Educational Publishers at The National Press Club in Washington D.C. This was one of three books in Scholastic's Side by Side series. The series, art directed by Daniel Moreton, won first place, best of category in the School ancillary section of the 13th annual New York Book Show (1999) presented by The Bookbinder's Guild of New York.