Toppsta - Childrens Books – Reviews

Lucy Cousins

  • 5 stars across 127 books
Lucy Cousins Biography
Lucy Cousins is a British author and illustrator best known for her hugely popular Maisy Mouse series of books. Lucy's first Maisy book was published shortly after she left college and the character now also stars in her own TV show. Lucy won the Bologna Ragazzi Non-Fiction Prize 1997 for Maisy’s House and has been Highly Commended for the National Art Illustration Award 1997 for Za Za’s Baby Brother, images from which were also used in a publicity campaign by Tommy’s, the baby charity. Jazzy in the Jungle won the Smarties Book Prize in 2002.

Lucy's books are aimed at preschoolers with her instantly recognisable illustrations. She's sold more than 31 million children's books worldwide in a variety of formats - picture books, sticker books, cloth books, colouring books, board books, lift-the-flap books and 3D play sets. 

Lucy lives in Hampshire with her husband and four children.

Lucy Cousins Facts
While studying at the Royal College of Art, Lucy met illustrator Quentin Blake who encouraged her to develop her strong sense of design and use of colour.

Our favourite Lucy Cousins Book Characters
Maisy - from the Maisy Mouse series of books
Jazzy - from Jazzy In The Jungle
2nd February 2017

A Busy Day for Birds

Peck, hop, flap and make some noise in this story full of colour, rhyme and feathered friends! Flap your wings, fly up ... MoreA Busy Day for Birds

(43 reviews) Review
5th September 2013

Peck Peck Peck

A 'hole' lot of fun! Today my daddy said to me, "It's time you learnt to peck a tree." Little Woodpecker has just lear... MorePeck Peck Peck

(17 reviews) Review
5th April 2018

Where Is Little Fish?

Little Fish is playing hide-and-seek with his fishy friends. Can you find him? Babies and toddlers will love searching ... MoreWhere Is Little Fish?

(15 reviews) Review
5th April 2018

Count with Little Fish

Join Little Fish on an underwater journey, and count from 1 to 10 along the way. Little readers will love Lucy Cousin's... MoreCount with Little Fish

(13 reviews) Review
7th February 2019

Little Fish and Mummy

Hello! I am Little Fish, swimming in the sea. I love my mummy very much, and Mummy Fish loves me. Join Lit... MoreLittle Fish and Mummy

(13 reviews) Review
7th January 2021

Happy Birthday, Maisy

Celebrate 30 years of Maisy with this extra-special anniversary edition of the classic pop-up book Happy Birth... MoreHappy Birthday, Maisy

(13 reviews) Review
6th June 2013

Hooray for Fish!

Swim with Little Fish and meet all his fishy friends in this splishy-sploshy riot of colour and rhyme under the sea!... MoreHooray for Fish!

(12 reviews) Review
3rd March 2022

A Good Place

Follow four adorable insect friends as they look for a good place to live. A delightful new picture book from the aw... MoreA Good Place

(12 reviews) Review
1st March 2018

Splish, Splash, Ducky!

Splash in puddles, dance with raindrops and join in with Ducky Duckling on a lovely, rainy day. Quack! Quack! Quack!... MoreSplish, Splash, Ducky!

(9 reviews) Review
7th April 2011

Maisy's Bus

Jump aboard with Maisy and see who's waiting at each bus stop! Today Maisy is driving her bus. Join her along t... MoreMaisy's Bus

(8 reviews) Review
Image to show page is loading Show More Books

New Book

Most Popular Book

Coming Soon

Recent Reviews

  • Maisy's Snowy Day

    Maisy's Snowy Day

    by AgentH

    My son loves the sweet adventures that Maisy and her friends go on, we have read many books over the years!
    When we saw this one in the library my so...

  • A Busy Day for Birds

    A Busy Day for Birds

    A bright and colourful book that is also informative and teaches children about different types of birds and what noises they might make. We had lots...

  • Maisy at Work

    Maisy at Work

    by Ithica

    My little boy is learning new words every day so I am always looking for first word books. Although this one doesn’t include words we use in every day...