Big Time Olie

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Harper Collins, Oct 1, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
Olie wants to go mountain climbing on Mount Big Ball with his mom and pop. So when they tell him he's too little, he thinks it's unfair. But Olie knows a way to make himself big enough for anything. Join Olie on a big-time adventure as he discovers that he is the perfect size just as he is. Full color.

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

That little robot Rolie Polie Olie returns in this fourth picture-book devoted to his adventures, this time getting himself into a bit of trouble, when he decides that he isn't the right size ... Read full review

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User Review  - MelAKnee - LibraryThing

Our friend Olie is frustrated with being too little to do all the fun things adults get to do. He uses the families shrink-and-grow-a-lator to solve his problem. At first, he shrinks himself so tiny ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

William Joyce lives in Shreveport, Louisiana, with his lovely wife, Elizabeth, and their children, Mary Katherine and Jack. They also have a dachshund named Rose and something else named Rex. Mr. Joyce has produced two animated television shows based on his books: Rolie Polie Olie and George Shrinks. He also produced and designed the animated feature film Robots. Every once in a while he does a cover for The New Yorker. His alarmingly optimistic picture books include Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures with the Family Lazardo, Santa Calls, The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs, and Bently & Egg.He is currently futzing around on several books and stories that embrace the alleged healing power of heroically scaled silliness.

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