Mary Plain #7

Mary Plain #7

books Happy Publication Day, Mary!   So this day has arrived at last. Mostly Mary and All Mary have put on their best rosettes and stepped out into the world. Egmont UK have done us proud. These books are all I could have...
Mary Plain #6

Mary Plain #6

books cake continuity error   When you make a mistake of this magnitude, there are two ways to go… You can either deny everything, or like the Ancient Mariner fix everybody you meet with a beady eye and tell them the...
Mary Plain #5

Mary Plain #5

books the bear pits in Berne   I’ve pored over pictures and collected old postcards…     but it was time to pack a sketchbook and go to Berne to see those bear pits (now the BärenPark) for myself!     The...
Mary Plain #4

Mary Plain #4

daily blog Mary’s picture writing   Mary has many ways to unequivocally get her message across, but none quite so charming as her picture writing. Sometimes it’s easy to decipher, sometimes a little head-scratching is...
Mary Plain #3

Mary Plain #3

daily blog welcome to Mary’s world…   Mary comes from the bear pits in Berne Zoo. But she sees much, much more of the world when she befriends the Owl Man (so-named because of his glasses), and the wonderfully...