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Ian Falconer - Author

About the Author

Ian Falconer is the author and illustrator of the Olivia book series, including Olivia, Olivia Helps with Christmas, Olivia and the Fairy Princesses, Olivia and the Missing Toy, Olivia Saves the Circus, to name a few. Falconer’s illustrations have graced numerous covers of The New Yorker. He has also designed sets and costumes for the New York City Ballet, the San Francisco Opera, the Royal Opera House, and many others. He lives in Los Angeles, California.
 
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Featured books by Ian Falconer

Other books by Ian Falconer

Olivia the Spy

Olivia the Spy

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/04/2018

Everyone's favourite pig is about to have a surprise trip to the ballet! But when Olivia overhears her mother complaining about her recent naughty behaviour, her imagination runs wild and she decides to find out everything being said about her . . . until her eavesdropping leads her to believe she is being carted off to prison!

Olivia's ABC

Olivia's ABC

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Board book Release Date: 28/08/2014

A is for accessories, B is for books, and O is for... OLIVIA, of course! Come along from A to Z in this unique and raucous romp through the alphabet as only Olivia could describe it. A perfect gift for any fan of the precocious pig, this sturdy board book is ideal for the youngest Olivia readers-and the littlest hands (or hoofs).

Olivia and the Fairy Princesses

Olivia and the Fairy Princesses

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2013

In her newest hilarious endeavour, Olivia embarks upon a quest for identity and individuality. It seems there are far too many pink and sparkly princesses around these days and Olivia has had quite enough! She needs to stand out. And so, in typical 'Olivia' style, she sets about creating a whole array of fantastically dressed princesses... and shows us that everyone can be individual and special.

Olivia Saves The Circus

Olivia Saves The Circus

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Board book Release Date: 02/02/2012

It is show-and-tell time at Olivia's school and she's telling her class about the time she went to the circus and all the performers were sick... so Olivia had to do everything. She tamed the lions, balanced on stilts, juggled and even played the clown. 'Was that true?' Olivia's teacher asks. 'Quite true,' says Olivia. 'Are you sure Olivia?' 'To the best of my recollection,' she says.

Olivia

Olivia

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 06/08/2009

Olivia is an absolute delight! A gorgeous little pig who likes to dress-up, sing songs, dance, think, snooze (sometimes!) and is even good at building sandcastles. Her days are filled with all the wonderful little things that make up a child's life and, at the end of them when she snuggles up in bed and her mother reads her a story (or three!), Olivia feels very full of love. Olivia is an absolute gem of a book - a modern classic.

Olivia Forms a Band

Olivia Forms a Band

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2009

Olivia is back! She has decided to form a band: a one-pig band, to be exact. And, as we all know, Olivia is certainly capable of making enough noise to sound like an entire orchestra . . . Featuring gatefold flaps, fireworks, experiments with lipstick an a very cross mummy, the fourth Oliviabook is simply and hilariously told and gorgeously rendered - sure to delight Olivia fans of all ages!!

Olivia

Olivia

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Board book Release Date: 01/07/2009

Olivia... and the Missing Toy

Olivia... and the Missing Toy

Author: Ian Falconer Format: eBook Release Date: 06/01/2009

Olivia has one toy that she loves more than anything. She feeds him, dresses him and takes him everywhere. So when he disappears, Olivia is FURIOUS!She looks under the rug, under the sofa, under the cat. She shouts at Ian and baby William, she cries, she stomps...all to no avail. Then, one dark and stormy night, Olivia hears a noise...Clutching a candelabra, she creeps bravely into her bedroom, and sees a huge menacing shadow on the wall. Who is this monster, and what's that hanging from his jaws?All is resolved peacefully in this entertaining story starring our favorite pig and her favorite toy. Now available as an eBook with audio!

Olivia Audio Collection

Olivia Audio Collection

Author: Ian Falconer Format: eBook Release Date: 06/01/2009

Finally available on audio, all five Olivia titles in one collection, gloriously read by Dame Edna Everage. Olivia Olivia...and the Missing Toy Olivia Forms a Band Olivia Saves the Circus Olivia Helps with Christmas Share in the antics and adventures of Olivia, everyone's favorite hyperactive piglet, as she spins tall tales about lion taming and tightrope walking, plays amateur detective, starts her own one-pig band, saves Santa from being cooked in the fireplace, and creates more than her fair share of havoc that will amuse and delight listeners of all ages.

Olivia

Olivia

Author: Ian Falconer Format: eBook Release Date: 06/01/2009

A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

Olivia Forms a Band

Olivia Forms a Band

Author: Ian Falconer Format: eBook Release Date: 06/01/2009

A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

Olivia Helps with Christmas

Olivia Helps with Christmas

Author: Ian Falconer Format: eBook Release Date: 06/01/2009

A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

Olivia Saves the Circus

Olivia Saves the Circus

Author: Ian Falconer Format: eBook Release Date: 06/01/2009

A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

Olivia Helps With Christmas

Olivia Helps With Christmas

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/09/2008

Olivia is getting into the Christmas spirit. There are presents to wrap, ornaments to hang on the tree, snowpigs to build... But what mischief and mayhem will she get up to this time? This delightfully told and beautifully illustrated new Olivia story belongs under everyone's Christmas tree this year!

Olivia . . . and the Missing Toy

Olivia . . . and the Missing Toy

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/10/2006

Olivia has one toy that she loves more than anything. She feeds him, dresses him and takes him everywhere. So when he disappears, Olivia is FURIOUS! She looks under the rug, under the sofa, under the cat. She shouts at Ian and baby William, she cries, she stomps... all to no avail. Then, one dark and stormy night, Olivia hears a noise... Clutching a candelabra, she creeps bravely into her bedroom, and sees a huge menacing shadow on the wall. Who is this monster, and what's that hanging from his jaws? All is resolved peacefully in this entertaining story starring our favourite pig and her favourite toy.

Olivia Forms a Band

Olivia Forms a Band

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/07/2006

Olivia is back! She has decided to form a band: a one-pig band, to be exact. And, as we all know, Olivia is certainly capable of making enough noise to sound like an entire orchestra... Featuring gatefold flaps, fireworks, experiments with lipstick and a very cross mummy, the fourth OLIVIA book is simply and hilariously told and gorgeously rendered - sure to delight OLIVIA fans of all ages!

Olivia Saves The Circus

Olivia Saves The Circus

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2005

It's show-and-tell time at Olivia's school and she's telling her class about the time she went to the circus and all the performers were sick... so Olivia had to do everything. She tamed the lions, balanced on stilts, juggled and even played the clown. 'Was that true?' Olivia's teacher asks. 'Quite true,' says Olivia. 'Are you sure Olivia?' 'To the best of my recollection,' she says.

Olivia

Olivia

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2004

Olivia is an absolute delight! A gorgeous little pig who likes to dress-up, sing songs, dance, think, snooze (sometimes) and is even quite good at building sandcastles. Her days are filled with the wonderful minutia that makes up a small child's life and, at the end of them, when she snuggles up in bed and her mother reads her a story (or three) Olivia the little pig, feels very full of love. Olivia is an absolute gem of a book - a modern classic.

Olivia Counts

Olivia Counts

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Board book Release Date: 02/09/2002

Once again Olivia delights and entertains us in this charming board book all about counting. Count along with Olivia in her own special style as she takes us from one ball, to seven accessories, through to ten Olivia's. Learning to count has never been so much fun!

Olivia Saves The Circus

Olivia Saves The Circus

Author: Ian Falconer Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2001

Its show and tell time at Olivia's school and she's telling her class about the time she went to the circus and all the performers were sick...so Olivia had to do everything. She tamed the lions, balanced on stilts, juggled and even played the clown. Was that true? Olivia's teacher asks. Quite true, says Olivia. Are you sure Olivia? . To the best of my recollection she says.

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