Lucy Cousins is one of today's most acclaimed young author-illustrators of children's books. "I draw by the heart," she says. "I think of what children would like by going back to my own childlike instincts." And what instincts! More than 300,000 copies of Maisy books have sold worldwide. Lucy Cousins lives in rural Hampshire, England, with her four children--ample inspiration for Maisy's future adventures.