Olivia Forms a Band

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 6, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 50 pages
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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  - marmig2 - LibraryThing

I had mixed feelings about this book after reading it. I liked the book because the illustrations were fascinating and engaging. I also liked how this book might be used to introduce different ... Read full review

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User Review  - BriannaMaeee - LibraryThing

I absolutely love the Olivia book series! The pictures are always witty and fit well with the story plot. The story line is great and always leaves me laughing. I love reading this book to my three year olds at the daycare I work at. They always request the Olivia books. Read full review

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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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