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Olivia Saves the Circus

Olivia Saves the Circus( )
Author: Falconer, Ian
ISBN:978-0-689-82954-3
Publication Date:Oct 2001
Publisher:Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Imprint:Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

Using illustration to tell the story, this wordless book engages its readers by way of visual clues. A lonely soul, symbolized by a white glove, is mopping a church floor when it discovers a rose under a piano bench. Picking the rose up, the glove stops to play some music, but it can’t play "Hallelujah" — two hands are needed. Will this forlorn soul find a companion? In this testament to the storytelling power of pictures inspired by a well-known New Testament verse,...
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Book Details
Pages:44
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Performing Arts / Circus
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Pigs
Juvenile Fiction / School & Education
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.09 Pounds
Author Biography
Falconer, Ian (Author)
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.

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