Maisy Plays Football by Lucy Cousins

Maisy Plays Football

Written by Lucy Cousins
Part of the Maisy Series

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Everyone will love Maisy’s football game! She and her friends divide into two teams. They do all their warming up exercises before beginning an exciting game. They love kicking and passing and diving and scoring. Luckily, both sides score a goal before the final whistle goes and it is all over. All the friends agree it was a great game!


Maisy Plays Football by Lucy Cousins

Today is a big day for Maisy and her friends as they head to the football pitch. Eddie, Cyril and Maisy are on the red team; Tallulah, Charley and Dotty are on the blue! The referee blows the whistle and they're off! Passing, diving and scoring, what an exciting game! The blue team have scored at half time, but what will happen next and who will score the next goal? Just wait for the final whistle!

With striking football scenes, this brand new First Experience title from Maisy will reinforce the message that taking part is what counts. A perfect read for all little ones preparing to venture onto the football pitch for the very first time, encouraging them to enjoy the game and have fun in an accessible and typically delightful Maisy way.

Other books in the Maisy First Experience range include...

Maisy Learns to Swim

Maisy Plays Football

Maisy Goes on a Sleepover

Maisy Goes to the City

Maisy Goes on Holiday

Click here to download some special Maisy Activity Sheets - make a sparkly crown or do some magic wax painting!

About the Author

Lucy Cousins

Lucy Cousins is the multi-award-winning creator of Maisy. Her unique titles fascinate toddlers with their child-like simplicity, bold outlines and vivid colours. Lucy Cousins works from her home in Hampshire, England. Oher titles include the Smarties Book Prize-winner Jazzy in the Jungle, Hooray for Fish! - which now appears in animation in Japan; the bestselling New York Times Top 10 Best Illustrated Children's Book Yummy; the critcally acclaimed I'm the Best; and more recently Peck Peck Peck, which won Best Picutre Book Awards, as well as the British Book Design and Production Award in the Children's Trade category.

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

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32 pages


Lucy Cousins
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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd April 2014




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