Tag Archives: Maisie Paradise Shearring

Happy book birthday, Anna and Otis!

We’re so delighted to see today’s grey weather immensely brightened with the publication of Anna and Otis, by Maisie Paradise Shearring! Will people ever learn to accept a snake as a friend? Anna and Otis the snake are great friends and they love having fun together. But Otis knows people are scared of snakes, so […]

The Happy Prince published in paperback today!

Oscar Wilde’s classic tale of The Happy Prince has been beautifully illustrated by Maisie Paradise Shearring – and the paperback edition is published today! Congratulations, Maisie! In a town where a lot of poor people suffer and where there are a lot of miseries, a swallow who was left behind after his flock flew off […]

Happy Book Birthday to The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde, illustrated and adapted by Maisie Paradise Shearring

We are wishing a royally felicitous book birthday to The Happy Prince: A Tale by Oscar Wilde, illustrated and adapted by Maisie Paradise Shearring, which publishes in the UK today! “Why are you weeping?” the Swallow asked. “I thought you were a Happy Prince.” From high on his tall monument, the shining golden statue of the Happy Prince has the best view over all the town. Unfortunately, the […]

Spotlight On: Maisie Paradise Shearring

Hurrah! It’s time for another of our Spotlight On interviews. This time we are very excited to be chatting to the inimitable author-illustrator Maisie Paradise Shearring. Maisie’s spellbinding picture book adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s The Happy Prince, first published in Spain by Grupo SM, is out in UK bookshops this week. Maisie studied Illustration at Edinburgh College of Art, […]