Olivia Goes to Venice by Ian Falconer

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In this eBook with audio, 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. This is sure to be a trip to remember!

About Ian Falconer

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Ian Falconer 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, among others. Olivia, his first children's picture book, garnered many awards. Falconer has published several more picture books about the charismatic pig Olivia including Olivia Saves the Circus, Olivia Forms a Band, Olivia Helps With Chrismas, and Olivia Goes to Venice. Ian has been awarded much recognition for his children's books including the Caldecott Honor Book, ALA Notable Children's Books, and School Library Journal Best of the Best Books. Falconer also illustrated Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary by author David Sedaris.
Published November 16, 2010 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers. 48 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Ian Falconer’s rambunctious piglet heroine is back, leading her family on a spree through the City of Bridges.

Jan 14 2011 | Read Full Review of Olivia Goes to Venice

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Though there were some moments that made Olivia reminiscent of Fancy Nancy (the heroine of a series of her own), Olivia goes to Venice provides us with a picture book character who never gets tiresome—no matter how many books in which she stars—and one whom readers will enjoy accompanying on all ...

Sep 28 2010 | Read Full Review of Olivia Goes to Venice

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