About The Book

Have fun with Olivia...

-dressing up
-singing songs
-building sand castles
-napping (maybe)
-dancing
-painting on walls
-and -- whew! --

going to sleep at last.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (October 1, 2000)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689829536
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 3 - 7

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Raves and Reviews

Dame Joan Sutherland Every granny will recognize and love Olivia and her theatrical desires!

Hilary Knight Eloise has met her match! We love Olivia!

Mikhail Baryshnikov Many dream of dancing on the stage, but Olivia has the legs for it.

David Hockney Olivia's grasp of abstract composition is extraordinary for a six-year-old.

Gloria Steinem At last, a pig with self-esteem!

Awards and Honors

  • Caldecott Honor Book
  • ALA Notable Children's Books
  • Bulletin Blue Ribbon
  • Children's Literature Choice List
  • SLJ Best of the Best Books

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