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Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Oct 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
31 Reviews
Have fun with Olivia...
  • dressing up
  • singing songs
  • building sand castles
  • napping (maybe)
  • dancing
  • painting on walls
  • and -- whew! --
going to sleep at last.

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User Review  - Ayana - Target

This book is a must in any young girl's book collection. Olivia is smart, sassy, independent, and a dreamer. A refreshing change from all of the princess books out there. My daughter loves this book. In fact, so do my 2 sons. Read full review

great award winning book

User Review  - Literacyeducator - Walmart

Can't go wrong with this series. Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Ian Falconer is the author and illustrator of the Olivia book series. The character of Olivia—a precocious little pig who loves fashion, ballet, opera, and getting her own way—is based on Falconer's real-life niece. Falconer's illustrations have graced numerous covers of The New Yorker magazine. In addition, he has designed sets and costumes for the New York City Ballet, the San Francisco Opera, and the Royal Opera House, among others. He lives in Los Angeles.

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