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This is a major new book from Lucy Cousins, creator of Maisy. This collection of 8 classic nursery stories pulls no punches - it's lively, bold and quite unforgettable! Lucy Cousins retells her favourite nursery stories in spare bold language and brilliant vibrant pictures. She gives their famous characters new life and imbues their great adventures with her own very modern magic. These stories are treasures of the imagination. They were first told long ago and they will be told again and again, far into the future. They never fail to stir and excite. Retold in this book: "Little Red Riding Hood", "The Three Billy Goats Gruff", "The Enormous Turnip", "Henny Penny", "Goldilocks and the Three Bears", "The Little Red Hen", "The Three little Pigs" and "The Musicians of Bremen". A global phenomenon, Maisy books have won several major awards, have sold over twenty-one million copies worldwide, and are available in twenty-nine different languages.
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Lucy Cousins is the multi-award-winning creator of Maisy. Her other titles include Jazzy in the Jungle (978-1-84428-477-1) which won the 2002 Gold Smarties Book Prize, Hooray for Fish! (978-1-4063-0156-4) and Za-za's Baby Brother (978-0-7445-7026-7). She lives in Petersfield, Hampshire.Review:
Worth the wait...a collection of eight favourite nursery stories told in Lucy Cousin's no-nonsense, clear style * The Sunday Express * It's lively, bold and quite unforgettable! Brilliant vibrant pictures...She gives their famous characters new life and imbues their great adventures with her own very modern magic. * www.lovereading.co.uk * Offers a refreshing take on tradition * The Daily Express * Messily exuberant...the jolly pictures that enrich each succinct retelling pulls no punches. * Time Out Magazine * awesome...a delight to children * The Tablet * collection of short nursery stories beautifully re-told and exquisitely illustrated in Cousins' signature style * Little Bliss * A definite "should-buy" for the family and nursery bookshelves * Books for Keeps * Lucy Cousins' illustrations with their bright blocks of colour, thick black outlines and broad brushstrokes have a zest and substance which give the stories both a contemporary feel and enormous child appeal...A definite `should-buy' for the family and nursery bookshelves * Books for Keeps * "My preferred collection for young children." * Books for Keeps *
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Book Description Walker Books Ltd, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1406316210