Guest Author - Taisha Turner
Lucy Cousins writes Maisy School. The little mouse attends preschool. Children between two and five-years-old enjoy the familiar childhood activities. Kids who have not attended school will love to discover the school activities. The lift-the-flap picture book published by Candlewick has fourteen pages.
Maisy Mouse goes to school. In the classroom, she paints, plays in the playhouse, dresses up, writes a story, Also, she feeds the fish in the classroom aquarium. Maisy and classmates learn to add and subtract.
Children enjoy reading and viewing Maisy Mouse doing familiar childhood activities. Maisy Goes Swimming and Maisy’s Nature Walk explore other childhood activities. Toddlers and older kids love the bright primary colors. The lift-the-flaps and pull tabs engage them in the story.
Parents and teachers love the large black print. Small children can easily see the words. They use the bright colors to teach the basic colors. Lucy Cousins’ illustrations show familiar objects that children can identify. Ms. Cousins outlines Maisy Mouse and the objects in black. It gives everything a distinctive shape. Also, parents whose child has not attended preschool, Maisy School, is a good picture book for them to learn what happens there. There is a Spanish edition, too.
Children learn opposites in Maisy Big, Maisy Small. There is a Spanish edition.
Shop at Amazon.com Also, available at Target.com and BarnesandNoble.com
Drop in the forum. Share your favorite Picture and/or Board book! Sign up to receive the Children's Books Review newsletter. Do not miss any future articles.
Picture Books for Children
Infants and Toddlers Board Books
Back to School Books
List of Dr. Seuss Books
Don Freeman's Books
Stan Berenstain's Books
List of Magic Tree House Books
Chronicles of Narnia Books
A Series of Unfortunate Events Books
Note: Maisy School by Lucy Cousins received from Candlewick Press.