Maisy poster preps youngsters for reading

Contact: Trish Cleary, ALA Graphics
Marketing Manager
For Immediate Release
May 6, 2005

Maisy poster preps youngsters for reading

CHICAGO – The American Library Association's (ALA) Graphics department is pleased to announce the addition of the new Maisy Goes to the Library poster to the ALA Graphics product selection.

Maisy is the lovable mouse with a nose for adventure. She is adored by youngsters all over the world and is the star of over 100 books, an animated TV series and a video collection. The vibrantly colorful Maisy poster, featuring the tagline “Good Stories Make Great Friends,” is an ALA exclusive. Whether placed on a child's wall or prominently displayed in a children's reading area – this vivid poster is sure to catch the attention of young and older readers alike.

The Maisy poster and bookmark are available for sale to libraries and fans alike. Both are available online at or call toll-free 866-746-7252

The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world with over 64,000 members. Members are primarily librarians but also trustees, publishers and other library supporters. Its mission is to promote the highest quality library and information services and public access to information.

The ALA thanks Candlewick Press for their support to help continue this important work.