Fancy Nancy by Jane O'Connor

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Meet Fancy Nancy, who believes that less is definitely NOT more, when it comes to dressing up and being fabulous!

From the top of her tiara down to her sparkly studded shoes, Nancy is determined to teach her family a thing or two about being fancy.

How Nancy transformers her parents and little sister for one enchanted evening makes for a story that is funny and warm - with or without the frills.

 

About Jane O'Connor

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Jane O'Connor is the author of more than thirty books for children, including Nina, Nina Ballerina, illustrated by DyAnne DiSalvo, and the Fancy Nancy picture book series. Ms. O'Connor lives with her family in ever-posh New York City.Desde la publicacion de Nancy la Elegante, el closet de Jane O’Connor cuenta con tantas boas, coronas y atuendos brillantes que a veces sus amigas no la reconocen por la calle. Aun reside (esa es una palabra elegante para decir que vive) en la ciudad de Nueva York con su familia y su companero canino, Arrow. Dan Gutman has written many weird books for kids. He lives in New Jersey (a very weird place) with his weird wife and two weird children. Dave Keane always loved monsters as a kid. Halloween was his favorite holiday, and he dreamed of becoming a werewolf or a vampire when he grew up. Instead he became a children's book writer and illustrator. Now he and his wife stay busy raising three little monsters of their own in Northern California. Jeff Brown created the beloved character of Flat Stanley as a bedtime story for his sons. He has written other outrageous books about the Lambchop family, including Flat Stanley, Stanley and the Magic Lamp, Invisible Stanley, Stanley's Christmas Adventure, Stanley in Space, and Stanley, Flat Again!
 
Published December 7, 2010 by HarperCollins. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Nature & Wildlife, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Fancy Nancy Clancy, the charming child who likes beads, baubles and big words, returns for another fanciful adventure that will please her adoring audience.

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Captivated by a scrapbook of classic Hollywood stars, Fancy Nancy stays up late imagining herself a starlet donning a glamorous dress, posing for photographs and giving out autographs.

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Aspiring converts to Nancy’s tony lifestyle will find Glasser’s humorous depictions of Nancy in all her glory inspirational, whether she’s dressed for the evening or making over her family.

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Publishers Weekly

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With exuberance, élan and lots of heart, O'Connor (the Nina, Nina Ballerina books) and Glasser (A Is for Abigail ) prove that the bosom of the family h

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"Lindsay never ever ever" wears a dress, but her fabulous Aunt Fiona is having an "end-of-the-summer, snazzy, ritzy dress-up party" in an enormous hedge maze with moonlight dancing on the beach, and Mama (chic, even in her bathrobe) says a dress is de rigueur.

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Publishers Weekly

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Fancy Nancy fans will loudly cheer her return and will be happy to discover that she has not lost a lick of her joie de vivre—or her glitter and glam.

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Publishers Weekly

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With exuberance, élan and lots of heart, O'Connor (the Nina, Nina Ballerina books) and Glasser (A Is for Abigail ) prove that the bosom of the family has ample room for even the most outré individualist.

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The world has never seemed fancier to Nancy than at Christmas: there's abundant snow, the house is decked out in lights and, on Christmas Eve, Nancy has a special angel tree topper to hang.

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Publishers Weekly

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Fancy Nancy pirouettes into middle-grade territory with the launch of a mystery series that has her emulating another famous Nancy—Nancy Drew.

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BC Books

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Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy is a completely charming story about a little girl with very fancy ideas.

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Common Sense Media

Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that this is part of the bestselling Fancy Nancy series, and each one just gets better than the last.

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Common Sense Media

Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more This is packed with information on poetry: different forms of poetry, different ways to enjoy it, different ways to write it.

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Common Sense Media

FANCY NANCY AND THE POSH PUPPY is not just about wearing fancy dresses and acting glamorous.

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Common Sense Media

Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that this is another Fancy Nancy adventure, this time in the outdoors, and it's packed with legitimate, accurate scientific facts as well as the usual Fancy Nancy pizzazz!

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Common Sense Media

Even girls who can do without pens with plumes and tiaras may find a kindred spirit in our fancy heroine -- and her supportive family that's there for her throughout it all.

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KidsReads

At first, Nancy wants to bring in her Nancy Drew book, but she knows that Bree will figure it out right away.

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