Olivia Counts

Olivia Counts

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by Ian Falconer
     
 

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Count along with Olivia! In this enchanting board book, toddlers will join everyone's favorite piglet as they learn to count from one to ten.

Count along with Olivia!
In this enchanting board book, toddlers will join everyone's favorite piglet as they learn to count from one to ten.  See more details below

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Count along with Olivia! In this enchanting board book, toddlers will join everyone's favorite piglet as they learn to count from one to ten.

Count along with Olivia!
In this enchanting board book, toddlers will join everyone's favorite piglet as they learn to count from one to ten.

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Olivia! She's one little piglet with imagination, direction, and an enthusiastic taste for life. And now the lovable porcine heroine is back in a counting board book, showing toddlers just how proud and charming the numbers 1 to 10 can really be.

On the beach, in bows, or wearing a scary mask, Olivia gracefully gives each number her own special style. "2 two bows" shows her wearing an adorable outfit, complete with two bright red bows on her ears, and "7 seven accessories" reveals a pleased Olivia in a red cap, with 6 other objects lying nearby. Other pages include "3 three pots of paint," "4 four aunts" looking quite authoritative, "9 nine toys," and -- the pièce de résistance -- "10 ten Olivias" in different costumes and poses.

Ian Falconer's piglet is the perfect host for counting. Olivia will keep preschoolers giggling with her expressions, and her can-do demeanor will give them confidence to learn. The author's familiar three-color charcoal and gouache illustrations are also well suited for new readers, as each red number pops from the page, helping them recognize it at once. A playful companion to Olivia's Opposites, Olivia Counts is a lesson in learning with attitude. (Matt Warner)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780689850875
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Series:
Olivia Series
Edition description:
BOARD BOOK
Pages:
12
Sales rank:
80,180
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
2 - 5 Years

Meet the Author

Ian Falconer is the author and illustrator of the Olivia book series. The character of Olivia—a precocious little pig who loves fashion, ballet, opera, and getting her own way—is based on Falconer's real-life niece. Falconer's illustrations have graced numerous covers of The New Yorker magazine. In addition, he has designed sets and costumes for the New York City Ballet, the San Francisco Opera, and the Royal Opera House, among others. He lives in Los Angeles.

Ian Falconer is the author and illustrator of the Olivia book series. The character of Olivia—a precocious little pig who loves fashion, ballet, opera, and getting her own way—is based on Falconer's real-life niece. Falconer's illustrations have graced numerous covers of The New Yorker magazine. In addition, he has designed sets and costumes for the New York City Ballet, the San Francisco Opera, and the Royal Opera House, among others. He lives in Los Angeles.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York, New York
Date of Birth:
August 25, 1959
Place of Birth:
Ridgefield, Connecticut
Education:
Studied art history at New York University and painting at Parsons School of Design and Otis Art Institute

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Olivia Counts 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Gigix3 More than 1 year ago
We really liked this book the story and the illustrations and the interaction. Of course like all Olivia books someone is causing some kind of mischief. My four year old really loves Olivia. She's on the good to read at bedtime/sleep with list.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Who can resist the slyly hilarious Olivia? In this board book, the porcine diva delights her many toddler fans with the joy of counting. Falconer's trademark illustrations are as funny and adorable as ever, making this quick read a pleasure.
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