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...
Mary Plain #2

Mary Plain #2

daily blog tiny bears!   Here is Mary in action, and in every imaginable mood. A busy bear. You might be surprised to know that each individual image is barely bigger than my fingernail. You won’t be surprised to hear how...
Mary Plain #1

Mary Plain #1

daily blog bringing Mary to life on the page   With just a week to go until publication by Egmont UK of Mostly Mary and All Mary, I’ll be posting a special little something every day to celebrate. We will go behind the...