Olivia Forms a Band

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Jun 6, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 50 pages
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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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

That imaginative and willful little pig Olivia returns in this fourth picture-book chronicling her adventures, this time determined to create her own marching band, when her mother informs her that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Sorry, I just don't see the appeal. I mean, I think back when my sons were little, and of course there were times when they behaved & believed in a similar manner - but that scrap of resonance would not have persuaded us to keep reading of Olivia's adventures. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Ian Falconer is the author and illustrator of the Olivia book series, including Olivia, Olivia Helps with Christmas, Olivia and the Fairy Princesses, Olivia and the Missing Toy, Olivia Saves the Circus, to name a few. Falconer's illustrations have graced numerous covers of The New Yorker. He has also designed sets and costumes for the New York City Ballet, the San Francisco Opera, the Royal Opera House, and many others. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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