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Olivia: The Essential Latin Edition

Illustrated by Ian Falconer / Translated by Amy High

About The Book

Lude et tu cum Olivia, dum...

• vestimenta induit

• carmina cantat

• castella ex harena þngit

• quiescit (fortasse)

• saltat

• parietes pingit

• et -- nem! --

• tandem dormit.

About The Author

Photo Credit:

Ian Woodward Falconer is an author and illustrator of children's books, and a designer of sets and costumes for the theater. He has created 30 covers for The New Yorker as well as other publications.

About The Illustrator

Photo Credit:

Ian Woodward Falconer is an author and illustrator of children's books, and a designer of sets and costumes for the theater. He has created 30 covers for The New Yorker as well as other publications.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (October 2, 2007)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416942184
  • Grades: 3 - 7
  • Ages: 8 - 12

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Raves and Reviews

"Omnis avia Oliviam et eius cupiditates theatrales cognoscet amabitque." -- Dame Joan Sutherland

"Veni, tu! Venite, vos omnes! Ad editionem extraordinariam Falconis de heroina porcina non obliviscenda." -- Publishers Weekly

"Eloisa aemulam invenit! Oliviam amamus!" -- Hilary Knight

"Multi somniant de saltatione in scaena, sed Olivia saltatricis crura habet." -- Mikhail Baryshnikov

"Olivia compositionem abstractam intellegit multo melius quam puella sex annorum." -- David Hockney

"Tandem, porcina quae se iactet." -- Gloria Steinem

"Plane perfectissimus..." -- Christian Science Monitor

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