Maisy Drives the Bus (Maisy)
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Maisy Drives the Bus (Maisy)

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In this brand-new adventure familiar to children who watch Maisy on Nick Jr., Maisy and her friends act out the lively adventures young children have—or dream of having—every day. In MAISY DRIVES THE BUS, Maisy visits each bus stop to pick up passengers. Who's waiting at the stops? Preschool fans will be thrilled to climb aboard for the ride and find out. Here's another ve...more
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published May 1st 2000 by Candlewick
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Gemma
My daughter chose this book from her school library because, in her words, 'I liked the book. I liked that there was a cat in it and the bus and the mouse person and her uniform that she is wearing.'

I think the illustrations are colourful, simple and appealing to young children. The illustrations also incorporate shapes and things that a young reader will recognise, eg heart shapes, squares, flowers, different animals and a rainbow.

The text's font is a 'fun' font, not the standard Times New Rom...more
Janice
Good for toddler through beginning readers

Love the Maisy books. Bright colors and bold drawings keep the eye of the young child. The words are simple, but tell a story.

These books are good for read aloud to little ones, and then those same little ones can use them as easy readers because the pictures also tell the story.

Love the fact that Cousins uses the comma properly in nouns of direct address!!
Vicki
Who doesn't love Maisy? I don't think I've come across a book about her that I didn't like. This a great book, very simple that includes counting up to five. With the different (English) names for Maisy's friends, it also provides opportunities for new vocabulary. If you use this for a storytime, it's easy to pair with the song "The Wheels on the Bus"!
jacky
This wasn't my favorite Maisy book because the subject wasn't as fun as some of the others. I liked that different characters were picked up at each stop, and that the stops were numbered makes it a bit of a counting book. It would be more fun for us if we used the bus.
Julie
1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up recommends Maisy Goes to Playschool, but the Maisy book we found first (and the favorite of my toddler boys) was Maisy Drives the Bus
Rachel
This is a very simple book perfect for preschool-age children. It's bright colored illustrations even captured the attention of my 5-month-old baby :)
Jennifer
This is a good book for children that are learning numbers or how to read. It is repetitive and simple enough for kids to figure out.
Tiffany
This is a simple story of animals boarding a bus one at a time. And you guess who comes next.
Katie
My daughter loves Maisy, and this is my favorite Maisy book because it's short and teaches numbers.
Terry
Of the Maisy books in our collection, this one is probably the most tedious to read.
Joanna
Highly recommended by Cole & Harper. I love the vibrant illustrations by Lucy Cousins.
Leona
lots of "hi" and animals so perfect for toddlers.
Jamie Addison
This book also teaches counting.
Susie
Jack really likes to say "Tallulah"
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Lucy Cousins, BA Honours in Graphic Design from The Faculty of Arts and Architecture, Brighton Polytechnic, postgraduate degree from Royal College of Art, is an author-illustrator of children's books. She is best known for her books featuring Maisy Mouse but she has also published other children's books including one about Noah's Ark. She is a mother of four and lives in Hampshire, England. Her ow...more
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