Olivia Saves The Circus
- Number of Pages: 44
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Olivia remembers her trip for the circus actually well. She. rode on a unicyclejumped on a trampolinejuggled 5 balls! tamed lionsand flew by way of the air. The performers were out sick, so she had to total everything.
When it comes time to tell the class what she did on her vacation, Olivia isn't at all nervous. Ian Falconer shines in this dryly hilarious sequel to his 2001 Caldecott Honor Book Olivia. Her teacher looks mad. (Ages 4 to 8) --Karin Snelson"Olivia looks proud. The charcoal and gouache illustrations perfectly capture Olivia's earnest expressions. But the show must go on! Be ready to be charmed anew!"But when we got there, each of the circus men and women were out sick with ear infections. Fortunately, Olivia jumps right in to assist out--riding elephants, posing as the Tattooed Lady (she draws on the images with a marker) , taming lions, walking tightropes, juggling, clowning around, and more."What are the odds? In a marvelous fold-out, four-panel spread, our porcine heroine even reigns supreme as the Queen of the Trampoline."And that's how I saved the circus. In fact, she remembers it quite clearly--she went to the circus, you see. And now I am famous.
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