Parents' Choice Foundation: Reviewing Children's Media Since 1978

Parents' Choice Awards : Books : Picture Books


Fall 2000 Picture Books
Ages: 3 - 7 yrs.
Author: Ian Falconer
ISBN: 0-689-82953-1
Hardcover Price: $16.00
Talk about charisma! Olivia, an irresistible young pig of boundless energy, has it in spades. In this her premiere appearance, we discover that red is her favorite color, that her younger brother Ian is a pest, and that she can be found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art most rainy days. It may not be much. But she leaves us clamoring for more. This is also a first picture book appearance by her creator. Falconer is a welcome breath of fresh air.
Selma G. Lanes   ©2000 Parents' Choice

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