This book was given a Caldecott Honor in 2000.

Bibliographic Information:  Falconer, I. (2000). Olivia. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

Short Annotation: This is the story of a pig named Olivia, who can do a lot of amazing things.

The Genre:  Talking animal fiction, Picture book

Readers who will like this book: A few readers who would enjoy reading this book are children, parents and educators.

Personal response and rating: I would give this book a rating of 5; I loved all of the illustrations and the story line.  I also fell in love with the character Olivia.

Questions: What is something that you are good at?


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