Maisy's Sports Day by Lucy Cousins
  

Maisy's Sports Day

Written by Lucy Cousins
Illustrated by Lucy Cousins
Part of the Maisy Series

Baby and Toddler   3+ readers   Maisy   

RRP £5.99

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No child need feel anxious about sports day with Maisy there to introduce it. Maisy and her friends are very excited about sports day, and no wonder, it’s great fun with all sorts of races and games, and a chance for everyone to compete. Eddie the elephant drops his egg in the egg and spoon race, but he helps his team win the tug of war! As always, Lucy Cousins’ strong, simple colours are enormously satisfying to the eye and her quirky sense of humour – watch out for that crocodile playing quoits! – will keep readers giggling. ~ Andrea Reece

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Maisy's Sports Day by Lucy Cousins

And they're off! Maisy and her friends all join in for sports day fun and Ostrich referees - there is a red team and a blue team. The competitions include an egg-and-spoon race, a wheelbarrow race, a sack race, a relay race, a three-legged race and even a get-dressed-up-silly race! Loud cheers of support are coming from the sidelines, and a quick refreshment stop is needed! Plenty of fun is also had playing the hula hoop, quoits and the tug-of-war, where everybody falls down laughing! So much excitement with winners and losers, but everyone gets a medal in the end. An ideal first book to help little ones prepare for a day filled with sporting activities. It's more fun with Maisy!

You can visit Maisy's amazing website for activities, newsletters, games and more at www.maisyfun.com

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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.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Lucy Cousins
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Author's Website

www.maisyfun.com/forparents...

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

6th April 2017

ISBN

9781406371055

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