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Lucy Cousins

  • 5 stars across 92 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 ... More

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    3rd July 2014

    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 learn... More

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    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! Pa... More

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    1st February 2009

    Maisy Goes to the Museum

    Maisy and her friends find lots to enjoy on a fun trip to the museum! There's so much for Maisy and her friends to disc... More

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    5th September 2013

    Spells-A-Popping Granny's Shopping

    There's more trouble afoot for the little girl whose Granny is a (shhh, whisper it) witch, whom we first met in Hubble B... More

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    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 the route... More

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    21st June 2011

    Maisy's Bedtime

    Have fun getting ready for bed with Maisy! It's bedtime for Maisy and Panda. Read all about the things Maisy has to do ... More

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    1st February 2013

    Maisy Learns to Swim

    Goggles and swimsuit at the ready - it's Maisy's first swimming lesson! Maisy's a little nervous ... today she is going... More

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    2nd January 2009

    Maisy's Fire Engine

    It's Maisy to the rescue in this delighful fire-engine shaped book of fun and learning! This attractive, shaped Maisy b... More

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    2nd July 2007

    Happy Birthday, Maisy

    It's Maisy the mouse's birthday! Pull the tabs, lift the flaps and celebrate in this novelty classic! Maisy's having a ... More

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    1st May 2009

    Nursery Rhymes

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    1st April 2015

    Maisy Goes by Plane

    Prepare for take-off as Maisy goes on a passenger plane for the very first time! A story of flying for the first time f... More

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    1st February 2016

    Maisy Goes to London

    Go exploring with Maisy in this brand new portrait format! Explore London with this delightful children's picture book ... More

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    7th March 2013

    Pet Animals

    The perfect furry board book of familiar pet animals. Small children are fascinated by animals and bright colours, and ... More

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    1st August 2015

    Maisy's Racing Car

    Maisy is whizzing round the garden in this delightful car-shaped book! Have fun with Maisy in this car-shaped board boo... More

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    1st March 2005

    Maisy Goes Camping

    Join Maisy the mouse and her friends for their first experience of camping! It's a beautiful day and Maisy's going camp... More

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    28th December 2009

    Reading Corner Phonics: Splish, Splash!

    Stories of no more than 130 words, focusing on adjacent consonants and polysyllabic words.In this story, the twins Tam a... More

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    1st February 2015

    Count with Maisy, Cheep, Cheep, Cheep!

    Count from one to ten with Maisy in this farmyard game of hide-and-seek! Count from one to ten in this farm-themed lift... More

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    5th January 2009

    Sweet Dreams, Maisy

    Watch the sun go down with Maisy as she gets ready for bed in this gentle lullaby. Maisy and her friends admire the bea... More

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    1st February 2016

    Maisy's Sports Day

    Get energetic with Maisy on her very first sports day! Ready, steady, go! A story of experiencing sports day for the fi... More

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    1st October 2012

    Maisy's Band

    Maisy and all her friends love making music and, tonight, they're going to have a concert. Time to practise everyone! Wi... More

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    1st August 2015

    Maisy's Digger

    Maisy's working hard in this delightful digger-shaped book! Have fun with Maisy in this digger-shaped board book from t... More

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    2nd January 2009

    Maisy's Train

    Toot-toot! Climb on board everyone as we take a lovely journey on Maisy's very own special train! This attractive, shap... More

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    1st April 2012

    Maisy Goes on a Sleepover

    Join Maisy on her very first sleepover! Friends and games, yummy food and funny dancing - it's hard to feel anything but... More

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    1st May 2012

    Maisy Goes to the City

    An absolute treat for both Maisy fans and those new to Maisy: busy, bold, bright, full of life and colour - just like th... More

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    6th June 2013

    Noah's Ark

    The simple language and vibrant colours of this new edition of Lucy Cousins's beloved Noah's Ark breathe fresh life into... More

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    20th March 2014

    Maisy's Pool

    Join Maisy and her friends as they try to stay cool in the sun! It's a beautiful sunny day and Maisy and Tallulah are ... More

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    1st April 2017

    Maisy Goes to the Bookshop

    Have fun with Maisy and friends on their first trip to the bookshop! A story of visiting the bookshop for the first tim... More

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    1st April 2017

    Maisy's Boat

    Maisy is sailing out to sea in this delightful boat-shaped book! Have fun with Maisy in this boat-shaped board book fro... More

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    7th March 2013

    Country Animals

    The perfect fluffy board book of familiar country animals. Small children are fascinated by animals and bright colours,... More

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    1st June 2001

    Maisy's Favourite Things Chunky Board

    A fabulous new collection of chunky board books starring Maisy and her friends. Join the inimitable Maisy in her vest an... More

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    1st September 2014

    Maisy's Birthday Party Sticker Book

    It's time to party with Maisy in this brand new sticker book! Join Maisy for a bumper birthday, using your stickers to ... More

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    2nd July 2007

    Maisy Goes to the Library

    Maisy the mouse, every toddler's best friend, spends a crazy day at the library! When Maisy goes to the library it seem... More

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    1st September 2014

    Maisy's Christmas Tree

    Get festive with Maisy in this delightful Christmas tree-shaped book of fun and learning! 'Tis the season to be jolly..... More

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    7th March 2013

    Farm Animals

    The perfect woolly board book of familiar farm animals. Small children are fascinated by animals and bright colours, an... More

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    1st August 2010

    Maisy's Amazing Big Book of Words

    Welcome to Maisy's amazing world of words, full of flaps, bold illustrations and a fantastic first vocabulary! This big... More

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    1st March 2011

    Maisy's Wonderful Weather Book

    Whatever the weather, it's always fun with Maisy! Snow, rain or sun, Maisy always has fun, and this is a book to bring ... More

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    1st May 2011

    I'm the Best

    Can Dog's friends teach him to be less of a show-off? Find out in this brilliantly original picture book from Lucy Cousi... More

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    7th April 2011

    Maisy Dresses Up

    Fun, excitement and colourful costumes aplenty as Maisy and her friends get ready for a party. Join the adorable little... More

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    7th June 2012

    Katy Cat and Beaky Boo

    A fabulous flap-filled book from the best-selling creator of Maisy! Katy Cat, a marmalade kitten, has whiskers. Katy Ca... More

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    1st August 2013

    Peck, Peck, Peck

    Today my daddy said to me, it's time you learned to peck a tree. Little woodpecker has just learnt how to peck and - ooh... More

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    1st September 2012

    With Love from Maisy

    Lift the flaps and turn the wheel in this absolutely adorable mini novelty book starring Maisy and all her friends! It's... More

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    1st February 2013

    Maisy Grows a Garden

    Help Maisy to grow her very first garden with a vegetable patch and LOTS of flowers. See things spring to life in this f... More

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    2nd July 2007

    Maisy's Big Flap Book

    Lift the flaps with Maisy the mouse, every toddler's best friend, in this colourful first concepts book, winner of the 2... More

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    4th June 2015

    Lucy Cousins Treasury of Nursery Rhymes Book and CD

    From "Humpty Dumpty", to "Rock-a-bye Baby" , this wonderful collection of nursery rhymes has been beautifully imagine... More

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    1st June 2012

    Za-za's Baby Brother

    From the highly acclaimed creator of Maisy comes a bright and irresistible book all about a little zebra named Za-za who... More

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    1st July 2008

    Maisy Goes Swimming

    Children will have great fun pulling the tabs and opening the flaps to help Maisy get ready for swimming.At the swimming... More

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    1st May 2014

    Maisy's Plane

    Maisy is flying high in this delightful plane-shaped book of fun and learning! Get set to go flying in Maisy's plane. I... More

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    1st October 2014

    Maisy's Castle: A Pop-up-and-Play Book

    Go medieval with Maisy and her friends! Join them for jousting and archery, before riding into the castle courtyard to d... More

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    1st July 2008

    Maisy Goes to the Playground

    Have fun in the playground with Maisy! Pull the tabs, lift the flaps and join Maisy as she slides down the slide, paddl... More

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    8th March 2012

    Maisy Big, Maisy Small: A Book of Maisy Opposites

    Explore opposites with Maisy in this exuberant concept book. What's the opposite of big? Small! What's the opposite of ... More

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    1st February 2010

    Maisy's Book Of Things That Go

    The fourth title in "Maisy's First Science" series provides a simple, exciting introduction to vehicles. Out on the wave... More

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    1st July 2008

    Maisy Goes to Bed

    Help Maisy get ready for bed in this fun novelty book! It's time for Maisy to go to bed. First she drinks her bedtime d... More

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    1st September 2008

    Maisy's House and Garden

    Exciting, impressive; the perfect gift! This stand-up, fold-out, carousel now has a second floor, more toys, a bath, Mai... More

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    3rd July 2014

    Bedtime Rhymes

    From "Wee Willie Winkie", to "Rock-a-bye Baby" , the sounds and rhythms of these lovely nursery rhymes are beautifu... More

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    1st January 2012

    Hop, Skip And Jump, Maisy!

    When Maisy wakes up in the morning, she has so much energy! How can you help her move through her active day - bending a... More

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    1st June 2001

    Maisy at the Beach: A Sticker Book

    Lucy Cousins does it again with this colourful Maisy sticker book adventure! Anyone who is crazy for Maisy will love th... More

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    1st July 2008

    Maisy at the Farm

    Maisy is at the farm - and she's very busy! Pull the tabs, lift the flaps and help Maisy collect eggs, feed the baby la... More

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    21st June 2011

    Maisy Makes Lemonade

    Join Maisy and Eddie in the sunshine having a refreshing drink! Mmmmm. It's a hot day, and Maisy is having a nice cold ... More

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    1st April 2013

    Doodle with Maisy

    Creative Maisy fans - it's time to make your mark! Take your pencil on a doodling adventure in this irresistible Maisy a... More

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    1st May 2013

    Maisy's First Colours: A Maisy Concept Book

    Red, orange, green, yellow, blue - discover a world of colour in this brand new look-and-touch board book from Maisy!Mai... More

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    20th June 2013

    Jazzy in the Jungle

    The creator of Maisy introduces a lovable lemur who loves to hide, in a big, lush picture book with die-cut surprises! ... More

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    1st September 2015

    Maisy's Pirate Ship: With Pop-up 3D Pirate Ship!

    Set sail in search of treasure with this brand new title in Maisy's Pop-up-and-Play Book series! Have a pirate adventur... More

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    1st February 2011

    Maisy's Little Library

    A gorgeous gift box brimming with the things Maisy loves best. Bold, lively illustrations accompanied by simple first w... More

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    1st May 2014

    Maisy's Tractor

    Maisy's busy on her farm in this delightful tractor-shaped book of fun and learning! Chug, chug! Jump on board Maisy's ... More

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    2nd June 2016

    Maisy Goes to Bed

    Celebrate twenty-five years of Maisy with this classic novelty book reissue! Help Maisy get ready for bed in this charm... More

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    1st May 1999

    Maisy's Day: A Sticker Book

    Lucy Cousins does it again with this colourful Maisy sticker book adventure! Follow Maisy as she goes through her day -... More

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    1st October 2016

    Maisy's Moon Landing: A Maisy First Science Book

    Fly to the moon and back in this brand new title in the "A Maisy First Science Book" series!Take your first science step... More

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    1st October 2016

    Maisy's Christmas Presents

    Lift the flaps, turn the wheel and unwrap something extra special in this sparkly novelty book starring Maisy and friend... More

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    4th May 2017

    Maisy Goes Swimming

    Celebrate twenty-five years of Maisy with this classic novelty book reissue!Help Maisy get changed for her swimming less... More

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    1st September 2017

    Beep, Beep, Maisy!

    Go for a spin in Maisy's car in this very busy book of vehicles!Meet all sorts of vehicles in this lift-the-flap book fr... More

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    1st June 2001

    Maisy's Favourite Clothes Chunky Board

    A fabulous new collection of chunky board books starring Maisy and her friends. Join the inimitable Maisy in her vest an... More

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    1st June 2001

    Maisy's Favourite Toys Chunky Board

    A fabulous new collection of chunky board books starring Maisy and her friends. Join the inimitable Maisy in her vest an... More

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    1st May 1999

    Dress Maisy: A Sticker Book

    Lucy Cousins does it again with this colourful Maisy sticker book adventure! What will Maisy wear today? Use the sticke... More

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    1st February 2017

    Hooray for Fish! Board Book

    Paddle along with Little Fish on a mesmerizing underwater tour of friends spotty and stripy, happy and gripy, hairy and ... More

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    28th June 2002

    Maisy Goes To Work Sticker Book

    Absorbing and fun sticker books featuring the world's favourite little mouse. Anyone who is crazy for Maisy will love th... More

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    1st April 2011

    Lucy Cousins' Nursery Rhymes Collection

    A delightful mini boxed set of four board books, featuring traditional nursery rhymes, beautifully illustrated by the aw... More

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    7th September 1998

    Happy Birthday Maisy

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    7th April 2011

    Maisy Makes Gingerbread

    Enjoy first steps in the kitchen with Maisy and her pals. Are you crazy for Maisy? If so, you'll love this story book a... More

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    1st August 2018

    I Am Little Fish! A Finger Puppet Book

    Time to splish, splosh and splash in the deep, deep sea with Little Fish and his fishy friends! Dip, dive and swim alon... More

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    1st March 2019

    Maisy's Farm: With a pop-out play scene

    Maisy's going to the farm! Join her as she drives the tractor, waters the vegetable patch, feeds the chickens, and milks... More

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    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 Little Fish a... More

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    4th April 2019

    Swim with Little Fish!: Bath Book

    Hello, I am Little Fish, happy as can be. I love to splash and splish. Come and swim with me! Join Little Fish and his ... More

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    1st May 2019

    Maisy Goes to a Wedding

    Maisy is going to her very first wedding - how exciting! See the ceremony and exchange of rings, then join in for dancin... More

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    1st May 2019

    Maisy Goes to a Show

    Maisy is going to her first theatre show! It's an all-singing all-dancing play called Funny Feathers, starring the fabul... More

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