The Emperor s Silent Army

Author: Jane O'Connor
Publisher: Viking Childrens Books
ISBN: UOM:39076002344245
Release Date: 2002
Genre: History

Describes the archaeological discovery of thousands of life-sized terracotta warrior statues in northern China in 1974, and discusses the emperor who had them created and placed near his tomb.

The Teeny Tiny Woman

Author: Jane O'Connor
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780394883205
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A teeny tiny woman, who puts a teeny tiny bone she finds in a churchyard away in a cupboard before she goes to sleep, is awakened by a voice demanding the return of the bone.

The Snow Globe Family

Author: Jane O'Connor
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781524738921
Release Date: 2006-09-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Oh, when will it snow again? wonders the little family who lives in the snow globe. They long for a swirling snowstorm—if only someone in the big family would pick up the snow globe and give it a great big shake. Baby would love to. She alone notices the little family. She gazes longingly at their snowy little world, but the snow globe is up way too high for her to reach. Then, when a real snowstorm sends the big children outside sledding in the moonlight, Baby finds herself alone in the parlor. . . . Will the snow globe family at last get a chance to go sledding too? As readers follow the parallel adventures of both families, big and little, they will take special pleasure in the miniature world of the snow globe, where the skating pond is the size of a shiny quarter and a snowman is no bigger than a sugar cube.

Sir Small and the Dragonfly

Author: Jane O'Connor
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780385374811
Release Date: 2013-12-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Illus. in full color. "The tallest person is no taller than a toothpick in the town of Pee Wee, and when Lady Teena is abducted by a dragonfly, a tiny knight, riding his trusty ant, rescues the miniature maiden. This is a hit--an engagingly humorous storyline (set in very large type) features simple words and only a sentence or two per page."--Booklist.

Nina Nina Star Ballerina

Author: Jane O'Connor
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698162716
Release Date: 1997-03-17
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Playing the star in the class dance show, Nina finds herself in an awkward situation. All her friends think that she is the star of the show, so she now has to set the record straight and make things right once more.

Fancy Nancy and the Wedding of the Century

Author: Jane O'Connor
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062083227
Release Date: 2014-04-22
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Fans of Fancy Nancy and weddings alike will laugh along with Nancy as she discovers how truly special a wedding can be—whether lavish or, as this one turns out to be, more down to earth. No one is more excited than Nancy when word of her uncle’s wedding plans spreads. Nancy has visions of a trés magnifique wedding fit for a royal princess—with Nancy serving as a flower girl. But when Nancy finds out that the wedding will be held at a lakeside cabin at dawn and that there won’t be a traditional flower girl, she’s beyond disappointed. But in the end Nancy is able to add a touch of fancy to the festivities and appreciate the special joys of loved ones gathering to celebrate a wedding (especially when she learns that pancakes will be served at the reception!). Fancy Nancy's wisdom and creativity shine through to spark the joy of imagination in young readers. Perfect for fans of the Eloise and Olivia books. From the dazzling New York Times bestselling duo Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser.

Who Is Ralph Lauren

Author: Jane O'Connor
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781524784027
Release Date: 2017
Genre: JUVENILE NONFICTION

Readers will learn the amazing story of the man who is a true American fashion icon in this easy-to-read biography by bestselling author and series creator O'Connor, who explains exactly how a fashion line is created. Illustrations.

Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet

Author: Jane O'Connor
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062193384
Release Date: 2012-02-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

From the dazzling bestselling duo Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser comes a fancy, frilly ballet story with a lot of heart. Young ballerinas and Fancy Nancy fans will shout encore! Fancy Nancy is ready for the spotlight! Fancy Nancy and her best friend, Bree, couldn't be more excited about their upcoming dance show. After all, it's all about mermaids, and who knows how to be a fancy, glamorous mermaid better than Fancy Nancy herself? But when another ballerina wins the coveted role of the mermaid, Nancy is stuck playing a dreary, dull tree. Can Nancy bring fancy flair to her role, even though it isn't the one she wanted? And when disaster strikes right before the big ballet, who will step into the spotlight? Perfect for fans of the Eloise and Olivia books.

Henri Matisse

Author: Jane O'Connor
Publisher:
ISBN: 0448426676
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents the life and work of Henri Matisse in the form of a child's school report, where Keesia learns that over his long career, Matisse made paintings, sculpture, books, costumes, and cut-outs. Simultaneous.

Hidden Army

Author: Jane O'Connor
Publisher:
ISBN: 0448455803
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the archaeological excavation of Qin shi huang's tomb in China, which housed over two thousand life-sized terra-cotta soldiers, and explains why the emperor created this tomb and what it signified.

Fancy Nancy Nancy Clancy Soccer Mania

Author: Jane O'Connor
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062269683
Release Date: 2015-09-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Nancy Clancy takes the field in New York Times bestselling team Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser’s sixth Nancy Clancy chapter book. Normally Nancy doesn’t like dressing like everyone else. But wearing a soccer team uniform—well, that’s different. Nancy adores being on the Green Goblins—she loves cheering for her teammates, sharing refreshments, and painting her fingernails bright green before every game. If only she wasn’t cursed with slow legs! All Nancy wants is to be mediocre—or maybe even a little better than average. Will she reach her goal? Here’s a brand-new chapter book with plenty of humor and sports action, written expressly for kids like Nancy who aren’t the star of their team. Fans of Fancy Nancy will love joining Nancy Clancy in the latest edition to the chapter book series!

Fancy Nancy It s Backward Day

Author: Jane O'Connor
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062269836
Release Date: 2016-04-19
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Why is everything topsy-turvy today? It's Backward Day at Fancy Nancy's school! Everyone is dressed for the occasion. When Ms. Glass can't think of any more backward ideas for the class, Nancy comes up with the perfect way to celebrate the day. Beginning readers will laugh along as Nancy and her friends do everything backward in this Fancy Nancy Level One I Can Read, perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.

Slime time

Author: Jim O'Connor
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0679907149
Release Date: 1990-09-05
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Danny and Jed become contestants on the children's television show "Slime Time," where wrong answers mean getting sprayed with whipped cream but right answers could lead to new skateboards.