Maisy Goes to the City

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Maisy Goes to the City

By Lucy Cousins; Lucy Cousins (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763653279, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 10, 2011

It's another first for Maisy The intrepid mouse is off to the big city with Charley. A perfect story for young children going on an urban adventure.
Broom, vroom, beep Maisy and Charley are in the city visiting their friend Dotty, and there are many things to get used to - noisy traffic, enormous buildings, and sidewalks so crowded they have to walk very slowly (all the better for looking in store windows). Riding the escalator and elevator - and hanging on tight in the subway - are almost as much fun as exploring the giant toy store and eating pizza in a cafe. Even the playground is busy in the city