Olivia and the fairy princesses / written and illustrated by Ian Falconer.
- ISBN: 9781442450271 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 1442450274 (hbk.)
- Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2012. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2012.
- Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 1 / 5.0
|Summary, etc.:||Olivia is having an identity crisis--there are too many ruffly, sparkly princesses around these days stealing her spotlight, so she embarks on a quest for individuality, to stand out, and feel special.|
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|Subject:||Olivia (Fictitious character : Falconer) Juvenile fiction
Individuality Juvenile fiction
Princesses Juvenile fiction
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Olivia and the Fairy Princesses
Ian Falconer was born in Ridgefield, Connecticut on August 25, 1959. He studied art history at New York University and painting at Parsons School of Design and Otis Art Institute. He is a writer and artist who has illustrated many covers of The New Yorker magazine. He has also designed sets and costumes for the New York City Ballet, the San Francisco Opera, and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Olivia, his first children's picture book, received many awards including the Caldecott Honor in 2001. He has published several more picture books about Olivia including Olivia Saves the Circus, Olivia Forms a Band, Olivia Helps with Christmas, and Olivia Goes to Venice. He also illustrated Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary by author David Sedaris. (Bowker Author Biography)