Maisy's Little Library by Lucy Cousins

Maisy's Little Library

Written by Lucy Cousins
Part of the Maisy Series

Baby and Toddler   Maisy   
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The Lovereading4Kids comment

A gorgeous package of four Maisy titles packed together in a lovely slipcase. Bold, lively illustrations accompanied by simple first words will have youngsters chuckling with delight. The concepts of the four books are, toys, animals, food and clothes and vibrant pictures are accompanied by first words. Easy and fun to share and makes a perfect first mini-library. Utterly irresistible.


Maisy's Little Library by Lucy Cousins

Have fun with the toys Maisy likes to play with, explore her favourite things to eat, meet her favourite animal friends and enjoy her collection of colourful clothing.

About the Author

Lucy Cousins

Lucy Cousins was born in 1964, attending a school in Kent. After doing a foundation course at Canterbury College, Lucy did a BA Honours in Graphic Design, followed by a postgraduate degree at the Royal College of Art.

Lucy finds that illustration comes more easily to her than writing, which tends to work around the drawings. "I draw by heart," she says. "I think about what children would like by going back to my own childlike instincts." And what instincts they are! Lucy now has more than 12 million books in print, including picture books, sticker books, cloth books, colouring books, board books, pull-the-tab and lift-the-flap books, three-dimensional play sets, a clock book... Where does the prolific Lucy - a mother of four children - find the energy? "I'm quite disciplined," she says of her productivity. "If I'm having an 'ideas' day, I just sit at my desk and draw and write until I feel something is happening - though I admit that this is usually helped by a cup of tea, some lively music, and an abundance of sunshine." As for outside inspiration, she says she's sometimes influenced by the work of other artists, as long as those artists are children. Says the author-illustrator, "I get more pleasure and inspiration from walking around a primary school than from any art gallery."

Click here to visit the special Maisy website full of activities and games.

Here's a video of Lucy creating artwork for the Maisy books:

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Author's Website


Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

7th March 2011




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