Search Results: "Dave Cousins"


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WAITING FOR GONZO by Dave Cousins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2015

"Cousins follows up his debut (15 Days Without a Head, 2013) with another tightly woven, heartwarming story of the ups and downs in the life of a teenager and his family. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Oz, aka Marcus Osbourne, faces unexpected challenges when his family relocates from London to a farmhouse in a northern village. Read full book review >

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15 DAYS WITHOUT A HEAD by Dave Cousins
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 8, 2013

"Expect good things from this new voice in teen fiction. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
A teenager holds his crumbling family life together in this finely crafted debut that strikes a delicate balance between humor and pathos. Read full book review >

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MAISY'S TRACTOR by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2015

"Well done, Maisy! Keep up the good work. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
Hop on the tractor for a busy day on the farm with the unflappable Maisy. Read full book review >

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MAISY'S PIRATE SHIP by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Not Maisy's finest exploit but likely to excite an 'ARRRR!' or two from scurvy knavelets who can't get enough of the redoubtable rodent. (Pop-up playscape. 3-5)"
Avast! On a pop-up pirate ship, punch-out figures of Capt. Maisy and her crew set sail in search of a treasure chest (also punch-out). Read full book review >

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MAISY LEARNS TO SWIM by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Young readers will appreciate this brief introduction to what occurs in most beginning aquatic lessons for children—sans any tears and fears. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Take the plunge with Maisy and her friends as they splash and wade through their first swimming lesson. Read full book review >

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YUMMY by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

In a considerable change of pace, Cousins steps away from Maisy's toddler-friendly world for short but briskly savage versions of several classic tales. Read full book review >

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MAISY’S BIG FLAP BOOK by Lucy Cousins
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"Brimming with interactive educational opportunities—and a whole lot of fun to boot—this is a notable addition to the Maisy collection. (Board book. 2-5)"
Readers explore basic preschool concepts with that ever-popular mouse, Maisy (Happy Birthday Maisy, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MAISY by Lucy Cousins
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"A merry little tale that celebrates children's universal love of birthdays. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Toddlers can gleefully participate in the festivities in this Maisy (Maisy Goes to Bed, 1990, etc.) adventure. Read full book review >

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MAISY GOES TO LONDON by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"As a visit with Maisy goes, it's a typically colorful day, but readers should be aware they'll have to mind the gaps. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Maisy the mouse and her pals visit London. Read full book review >

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SPLISH, SPLASH, DUCKY! by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 13, 2018

"A sweet addition to the toddler bookshelf. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Ducky Duckling finds all the activities it can do in the rain make it happy. Read full book review >

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MAISY'S CHRISTMAS TREE by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Toddlers celebrating the holiday will enjoy opening this Christmas present again and again. (Board book, 18 mos.-3)"
Maisy, Cousins' iconic mouse, decorates a Christmas tree with her entourage in this simple holiday offering. Read full book review >