Author: Cozy Classics

Cozy Classics Prints on Etsy!

We’ve opened a brand new ETSY shop selling fine art reproductions of Cozy Classics‘ award-winning artwork! Our fine art (giclée) prints are produced with fade-resistant archival inks and heavy-stock, textured, cold-pressed watercolour paper. This fine art paper produces excellent colour quality and image definition, with a beautiful matte finish. Prints are available in three sizes: 12″ x 16″, 18″ x… Read more →

Dancing in Cozy Classics

Before the publication of Cozy Classics: Pride and Prejudice, some suggested that our image for “dance” wasn’t historically accurate. However, Lisa Brown of JASNA Rochester, an expert on English country dance, confirms that Jane and Bingley are doing a figure called “arming.” While dancers didn’t typically raise their arms, nothing would have prevented them, she says, from raising their arms… Read more →


Dear Goodreads, We emailed you on June 4, 2013 and July 9, 2013 about what we think is a Goodreads spamming / hacking / bot issue. We have not had a response to our queries, let alone a resolution. We are writing you this open letter in hopes that we can receive the courtesy of a reply. Our concerns relate… Read more →

Cozy Classics in The Telegraph

Helen Brown starts off with a deeply suspicious attitude towards “the cutesy adaptation of adult culture for small children,” but after test driving Cozy Classics on her own young children, she happily reports that our series creates “an early reading experience that [is] interesting to both babies and adults.” She even says our felt figures exhibit “a real tenderness and… Read more →

Jack and Holman and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Review

We went to sleep with gum in our mouths and now there’s gum in our hair and when we got out of bed this morning we saw an absolutely scathing review of Cozy Classics. Replete with phrases such as “pass on this snake oil” and “breathtaking opportunism”, the review is, well, breathtaking. The bad news is the review is by… Read more →

Viva Italia!

Here’s a recent profile on Cozy Classics in the Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore. We’re absolutely thrilled with all the international interest in our books. Hopefully, we’ll see Cozy Classics in many foreign languages soon! Read more →

Les Miserables: An artistic choice

We make many artistic decisions when we create Cozy Classics. Given that we only have 12 words and 12 images to work with, each word and image choice is critical. We consider a number of factors when deciding on our words and images, such as the child-friendliness of the word, whether the word can be appropriately dramatized through an illustration,… Read more →