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Olivia is an absolute delight! A gorgeous little pig who likes to dress-up, sing songs, dance, think, snooze
(sometimes) and is even quite good at building sandcastles. Her days are filled with the wonderful minutia
that makes up a small child's life and, at the end of them, when she snuggles up in bed and her mother reads
her a story (or three) Olivia the little pig, feels very full of love. Olivia is an absolute gem of a book - a modern
Have fun with Olivia...
building sand castles
painting on walls
and -- whew! --
going to sleep at last.
About the Author
Ian Falconer is a painter and illustrator whose illustrations have graced many 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, Covent Garden, among others. Olivia is his first children's book. Mr. Falconer lives in New York City.
Gloria Steinem At last, a pig with self-esteem! Hilary Knight Eloise has met her match! We love Olivia! Mikhail Baryshnikov Many dream of dancing on the stage, but Olivia has the legs for it. David Hockney Olivia's grasp of abstract composition is extraordinary for a six-year-old. Dame Joan Sutherland Every granny will recognize and love Olivia and her theatrical desires!
My daughter loves this book! I bought this book as the character brief sounded a little like my own daughter. And true to form, she loves it and giggles at the daily routines that Olivia does
ISBN: 9780689829536 ISBN-10: 0689829531 Series: Olivia Audience:
For Ages: 3 - 7 years old Format:
Number Of Pages: 32 Published: October 2000 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 28.8 x 22.7
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1