Olivia

Olivia Cover

Olivia

By Ian Falconer; Ian Falconer (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books, Hardcover, 9780689829536, 40pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2000

Description
Have fun with Olivia...
-dressing up
-singing songs
-building sand castles
-napping (maybe)
-dancing
-painting on walls
-and -- whew --
going to sleep at last.


About the Author
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.

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.


Praise For Olivia

Dame Joan Sutherland


Every granny will recognize and love Olivia and her theatrical desires!


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.


Gloria Steinem


At last, a pig with self-esteem!