Olivia Forms a Band

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Jun 6, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 50 pages
25 Reviews
Everyone's favorite Caldecott Honor-winning porcine diva is back and with fanfare! There are going to be fireworks tonight, and Olivia can hardly wait to hear the band. But when she finds out that there isn't going to be a band, she can't understand why not. How can there be fireworks without a band?! And so Olivia sets to putting a band together herself...all by herself. Using pots, pans, her brother's toys, and even her father's suspenders, Olivia forms a band spectacular enough to startle any audience. Lavishly brought to life in Ian Falconer's signature style, and introducing an eye-catching shade of blue, here is Olivia doing what Olivia does best -- making noise.

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That and the stylish illustrations, that is. - Goodreads
I also liked the ending. - Goodreads
They also have some pages that have all pictures on it. - Goodreads
The illustrations are so much fun--just like Olivia. - Goodreads
The book's plot line hold your attention. - Goodreads
The pictures are especially interesting. - Goodreads

Review: Olivia Forms A Band (Olivia)

User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

I was looking for a different Olivia, and I put this one on hold. The one I was looking for was Olivia the cat, and this series is about Olivia the pig. The story was pretty good, but the ... Read full review

Review: Olivia Forms A Band (Olivia)

User Review  - Anne - Goodreads

I'm always so terribly confused by Olivia and don't know whether to like her or to be terribly grateful that I don't have such an energetic porcine wonder to look after in my house. The ending of this book confirmed my latter inclination. Read full review

About the author (2006)

Ian Falconer is the author and illustrator of all the titles in the bestselling Olivia series: Olivia, Olivia Saves the Circus, Olivia...and the Missing Toy, Olivia Forms a Band, and Olivia Helps with Christmas. His illustrations have also graced many covers of the New Yorker. In addition, he has designed sets and costumes for the New York City Ballet, the San Francisco Opera, and the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden), among others.

Mr. Falconer lives in New York City.

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