Fancy Nancy: My Family History (I Can Read Book 1 Series)

Fancy Nancy: My Family History (I Can Read Book 1 Series)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061882715
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/12/2010
Series: Fancy Nancy Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 201,632
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 510L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Jane O’Connor is an editor at a major publishing house who has written more than seventy books for children, including the New York Times bestselling Fancy Nancy series. She resides (that’s fancy for lives) with her family in New York City.


Robin Preiss Glasser actually wore tiaras and tutus when she danced with the Pennsylvania Ballet. Now she happily spends her days in jeans, drawing. She has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including the bestselling Fancy Nancy series. She won the Children’s Choice Award for Best Illustrator of the Year for Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet. Robin and her family live in Southern California.

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Fancy Nancy: My Family History (I Can Read Book 1 Series) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love fancy nancy book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book!!!!!!!!
thornton37814 on LibraryThing 11 months ago
Fancy Nancy's class has been given an assignment to write about an ancestor and report on it in class. Fancy Nancy learns the value of sticking to the facts instead of embellishing her story with things which she might think are more interesting. I guess the moral of the story is the old proverb: Honestry is the best policy. This simple children's book introduces children to the concept of genealogy and ancestors while introducing and explaining a few vocabulary words. The illustrations are pretty typical of the Fancy Nancy series of books. I like their whimsical nature, but some people might think they are a little frilly. If I were using this book with children who want to learn more about their ancestors, I would make sure that part of the discussion focused on sticking to the facts in genealogical research.
brikayama on LibraryThing 11 months ago
This is a wonderful book that introduces a few fancy vocabulary words in each book. The illustrations complement the story so well. Children can enjoy reading and learning new terms while reading for fun.
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BelB More than 1 year ago
We both - me and my daughter, love Nancy's "dilemas". So there was a quest from school - to bring family photos, so we were watching albums, talking about family members known and unknown by my little girl, and I thought, that it could be nice to know if Nancy had a family photo event at school as well - and there it was!!! What to say, it is good to have a character, who can have some adventure in every ordinary situation our kids experience as well.
CaseyCH More than 1 year ago
My granddaughter loves Fancy Nancy's Books!!!!The best is the words in the book,they give the meaning of the word.Worth it!!!
Karryn Mean-Bowman More than 1 year ago
The best nook book I every HAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow this book is good to you but you give it no thums up