Ian Falconer

Ian Falconer is the author and illustrator of the Olivia book series. The character of Olivia—a precocious little pig who loves fashion, ballet, opera, and getting her own way—is based on Falconer's real-life niece. Falconer's illustrations have graced numerous covers of The New Yorker magazine. In addition, he has designed sets and costumes for the New York City Ballet, the San Francisco Opera, and the Royal Opera House, among others. He lives in Los Angeles.

Books by this Author

Olivia's ABC
Olivia Helps with Christmas
The Olivia Collection
Olivia and the Fairy Princesses
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Olivia Goes To Venice: Ian Falconer reveals some inspiration behind her Italian adventure!

In OLIVIA GOES TO VENICE, everyone's favorite piglet, travels to the land of fine art, gelato, and gondolas on a family vacation to remember.