I have found great enjoyment in exploring the ancient rain forest through Mrs. Trowbridge's journal entries and paintings. And I have learned much about life among the small creatures in the rain forest by reading her journal and observing her paintings.
I have learned from Mrs. T that the small creatures of the rain forest were highly superstitious. Much like the early Greeks and Romans, they took their mythical creatures very seriously. In the page below Mrs.T describes the ladybug angels as well as their nemesis, the "black ladybugs". Of course, the rain forest creatures didn't celebrate Christmas as we do, but Mrs. T's above painting, which depicts their pearlescent white ladybug angels, somehow reminded me of the angels that announced the birth of the Christ child.