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Meet Nancy, who believes that more is ALWAYS better when it comes to being fancy. From the top of her tiara down to her sparkly studded shoes, Nancy is determined to teach her family a thing or two about being fancy.

How Nancy transforms her parents and little sister for one enchanted evening makes for a story that is funny and warm — with or without the frills.

About the Author

Despite appearances, Jane O'Connor has always had a secret fondness for froufrou. An editor at a major publishing house, she has written more than thirty books for children, including the Nina, Nina Ballerinastories, illustrated by Dyanne Disalvo-Ryan. Ms. O’Connor lives with her family in the glamour capital of the world — New York City.

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Jennifer Starkman, July 7, 2007 (view all comments by Jennifer Starkman)
With Barbie ? , Disney Princesses? , and their branded cohorts all the rage among the preschool set, it can be more difficult than ever to get many little girls to pay attention to anything that isn?t pink, glittery, and branded within an inch of its long, long corporate life. Not that there?s anything wrong with the occasional Barbie Mermaidia? DVD or Ariel the Mermaid is My Best Friend? picture book; but occasionally it starts to grate on parents that their little princesses aren?t being exposed to something with a little more substance. Fear not, concerned parents! Just introduce your daughter, granddaughter, niece, etc. to the one and only Fancy Nancy. Heck, even the dress-up-addicted and imaginative among little boys may even get a kick out of it.
Yes, in Nancy?s world everything is still fuschia, glittery, spangled, and otherwise completely over-the-top?in other words, perfect for grabbing the attention of princess-crazed preschoolers. But there?s more to this story than that?there are the people with whom Nancy chooses to share her fancy proclivities. Her generosity, and their reactions to her ministrations, are what really make this book great. When Nancy decides that her family--mother, father, and younger sister?are just not ?fancy? (read: heavily adorned with sequins, tiaras, feather boas, etc.) enough for her tastes, she resolves to do something to rectify the situation. Nancy?s Fancy Lessons follow, with a resulting ending that will remind you what is so great about family; and all this done with a light touch, and none of the sugary-sweet smarminess that is such a turnoff in many other ?girls?? books.
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Christine, October 6, 2006 (view all comments by Christine)
Very good book. Brilliantly illustrated and a really cute story. Perfect for that little girl who loves to dress up. But then again, my two year old son loved it as well and he's all boy.
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Glasser, Robin Preiss
Glasser, Robin Preiss
O'Connor, Jane
by Jane OConnor and Robin Preiss Glasser
Glasser, Robin Preiss
Girls & Women
Family - General
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Family life
Humorous Stories
Clothing and dress
Children s humor
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Fancy Nancy (Library): I Can Read Level 1
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from PreS to 2
11 x 9 x 0.25 in 15.04 oz
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Picture / Wordless
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