Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews

Maisy's First Game Book

Maisy's First Game Book

Lucy Cousins
Novelty Book  Series
For ages 3 to 6
Candlewick, 2006   ISBN: 978-0763628123

Let us join Maisy and her friends and play some board games. Maisy, Cyril, Tallulah, and Charley are going to help you play “Maisy’s Supermarket Dash,” “Maisy’s Picnic,” “Maisy’s Treasure Hunt,” “Maisy’s Grand Prix,” and “Maisy’s Tic-Tac-Toe.” In the Treasure Hunt game you will get the chance to earn, and sometimes loose, beautiful treasure; and in the Grand prix game you get to turn a wheel to see what is going to happen to you next.

This book is perfect for rainy days that have to be spent indoors. Each game is different enough to keep the interest of players and the book includes a spinner (in lieu of dice) and all the playing pieces that children will need to play the games. The directions are easy to understand and Maisy fans will be delighted to have the opportunity to be their favorite mouse for a little while as they move their Maisy character piece across the board.