Maisie travels the world

I’m delighted to find myself in possession of some of the co-edition copies of the first three Maisie Hitchins stories. It seems that intrepid Maisie has now travelled to France, Poland, Indonesia and America! I love to see the differences between the books, the Amercian edition for example uses a little scroll for the series title “The Mysteries of Maisie Hitchins” and underneath its dust jacket the book is a perfect reproduction of the notebook that Maisie carries everywhere with her – what a lovely detail. Thanks so much to Emily at Stripes Publishing for rounding these up for me!

The Case of the Stolen Sixpence in American and Indonesian editions.
The Case of the Stolen Sixpence in American and Indonesian editions.
The Case of the Phantom Cat in American and French editions.
The Case of the Phantom Cat in American and French editions.
The Case of the Vanishing Emerald in Polish and French editions.
The Case of the Vanishing Emerald in Polish and Indonesian editions.
American hardback copy of The Case of the Phantom Cat
American hardback copy of The Case of the Phantom Cat
Phantom Cat interior - American edition
Phantom Cat interior – American edition
Maisie book stack
Maisie book stack

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  1. Hi Marion, I’m delighted to see that you’ve had the Indonesian copy too 🙂 I’m Maisie’s translator for Indonesian edition and I felt so lucky to work on such lovely stories with your beautiful illustrations 🙂
    -Nita

  2. Thanks for getting in touch Nita, it’s so lovely to hear from you! It’s great that you enjoyed translating Holly’s wonderful stories so much – they were a real treat for me to work on too. I look forward to seeing more beautiful Indonesian editions in future 🙂

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