Olivia Goes to Venice

Olivia Goes to Venice

By Ian Falconer; Ian Falconer (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books, Hardcover, 9781416996743, 48pp.

Publication Date: September 28, 2010

Description

In her first brand new adventure in three years, Olivia takes her discerning eye for style to beautiful Venice on a family vacation that involves dodging pigeons in the Piazza San Marco, gorging on gelato, and barely staying afloat in a gondola.



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 Goes to Venice

*"The irrepressible Olivia is back. . . . This comic sequel is as delightful as its predecessors." -- Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW



"Fans of this series will no doubt find this title humorous and enjoy the piglet’s newest adventure." -- School Library Journal