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Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Oct 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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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  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

That hyperactive porcine wonder, Olivia, a pig with a strong (and winsome!) personality, debuted here, in this first picture-book devoted to her many adventures. Always on the go, always trying new ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I can definitely see why this is so popular. A little bit like Eloise, but more accessible to modern children. Reread in March 2013 (originally late 2010). I don't so much see the resemblance to ... 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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