Olivia Saves the Circus


Author: Ian Falconer


Illustrator: Ian Falconer

FALCONER, Ian. Olivia Saves the Circus. NY: Atheneum [2001]. 4to, [32]pp. Color pictorial matte boards. Color pictorial endpapers; color illustrations on every page, including one double-page fold-out spread. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Signed by the author/artist, Caldecott Honor artist Ian Falconer.

First edition. The second of nine books by Ian Falconer about this adventurous and imaginative young pig. When Olivia is asked to recount her summer at school, she tells of how when she visited the circus all the performers were out sick – so, of course, she had to do everything!