Monday, February 21, 2011

Olivia Goes to Venice by Ian Falconer

Falconer, Ian. Olivia Goes to Venice. Antheneum Books for Young Readers 2010, $17.99. Content G-picture book. Olivia is on her way to Venice, Italy. Olivia overcomes her fears of trying new foods; the gelato is all she needs to survive. She also tries to no avail to find the perfect souvenir to take home with her. If you are fan of the Olivia books this is a must have. The mixed media that Falconer uses to create the illustrations are great. You almost feel like you in Venice too. ESSENTIAL ES, Shauna, reading teacher.

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