TOOT-TOOT! Maisy is taking her friends for a ride to the country climbing up a hill and down a valley, chugging through a tunnel, and emerging into the bright sunshine. WHEEEEEE!
English children's book author/illustrator Lucy Cousins was born on February 10, 1964. She studied at Canterbury College, received a BA Honours in Graphic Design from The Faculty of Arts and Architecture, Brighton Polytechnic, and earned a postgraduate degree from the Royal College of Art. Cousins is best known for creating the popular Maisy mouse character for preschool children. Her first book was published not long after she finished college, and Maisy even has her own successful television show.