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Lucy Cousins - Author

About the Author

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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Featured books by Lucy Cousins

Maisy's First 123 A Maisy Concept Book

Maisy's First 123 A Maisy Concept Book

3+ readers

Author: Lucy Cousins Format: Board book Release Date: 06/06/2013

Helps you count numbers with mouse. This book combines colours with embossing and texture, and makes learning about numbers an exciting, tactile adventure. Stylish and desirable, this book makes a perfect baby gift purchase. Textured and shiny surfaces for sensory stimulation and the perfect companion to Maisy's First Colours. These titles form part of a new series of Maisy look-and-touch board books that reinforce early learning concepts.

What's the Time, Maisy?

What's the Time, Maisy?

3+ readers

Author: Lucy Cousins Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/04/2011

A colourful large-format board book that has a die-cut window revealing a chunky, clunky clock with real hands and cogs that can be turned to show the time on each page.  Young children will love pointing them to the correct time for each activity Maisy is doing. This title is full of fun, and a colourful, interactive introduction to telling the time with everyone's favourite character.

Other books by Lucy Cousins

Maisy at the Farm

Maisy at the Farm

Author: Lucy Cousins Illustrator: Lucy Cousins Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/05/2021

Celebrate 30 years of Maisy with this extra-special anniversary edition of the classic pop-up book Maisy at the Farm! Maisy is working hard on the farm: riding a horse, feeding the baby lambs, picking apples and more! Join in on this fun interactive adventure, with flaps to lift and tabs to pull on every page. Walker Books is proud to present this extra-special anniversary edition of the classic pop-up story Maisy at the Farm - originally published in 1998 - to celebrate 30 years of our beloved mouse. From friends to learning to fun, it's always more fun with Maisy!

Maisy's Farm Sticker Book

Maisy's Farm Sticker Book

Author: Lucy Cousins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/04/2021

Get stuck in on the farm with Maisy in this brand new sticker book - moo, baa, neigh! A delightful farm-themed sticker book from the multi-award-winning Lucy Cousins. Join Maisy on the farm, using your stickers to fill in the fun on every page! Feed the animals, help to muck them out, and finish with a feast fit for a farmer and friends! With over 120 stickers for hours and hours of play. It's more fun with Maisy! Visit her amazing website - www.maisyfun.com - for activities, newsletters, games and more.

Maisy Goes to Nursery

Maisy Goes to Nursery

Author: Lucy Cousins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2021

Maisy joins her friends for a busy day at nursery in the seventh title of the popular First Experience series. Maisy has lots of fun at nursery in this delightful pre-school story by the multi-award-winning Lucy Cousins. She and her friends sing at Music Time, nap at Quiet Time, listen at Book Time and then go into the garden for Play Time. What a day! Visit Maisy's amazing website - www.maisyfun.com - for activities, newsletters, games and more!

Maisy's Moon Mission Pull, Slide and Play!

Maisy's Moon Mission Pull, Slide and Play!

Author: Lucy Cousins Illustrator: Lucy Cousins Format: Board book Release Date: 04/02/2021

Maisy's going to the moon, and you can come too! With easy-to-use play, pull and slide tabs on every spread, little ones will love this interactive space adventure. 3, 2, 1... Blast off! Join Maisy as she embarks on an amazing moon mission! Pull, slide and play to help Maisy pilot her rocket. Launch into space, gaze at the stars and ride a moon buggy! An exciting, interactive space adventure, ideal for imaginative play and introducing little ones to the wonders of outer space.

Hooray for Fish!

Hooray for Fish!

Author: Lucy Cousins Illustrator: Lucy Cousins Format: Board book Release Date: 01/02/2021

Swim with Little Fish and all his friends in this exuberant under-the-sea board book from the creator of Maisy. Meet Little Fish and all his fishy friends in this splishy-sploshy riot of colour and rhyme under the sea. A simple, bright, board book delight from award-winning artist Lucy Cousins, creator of Maisy.

Za-za's Baby Brother

Za-za's Baby Brother

Author: Lucy Cousins Illustrator: Lucy Cousins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2021

From the highly acclaimed creator of Maisy comes a bright and irresistible book all about a little zebra named Za-za who must adjust to having a new family member! Za-za doesn't like having a new baby brother. His mum is always tired and everyone spends all their time coo-ing and cuddling the baby. What about Za-za? No one has any time for him! One day, when Za-za demands a hug from his mum, she tells him to try and give his new brother a cuddle... He was nice, thinks Za-za. That was fun. Wow, maybe his little brother isn't so bad after all!

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