Gift one. Give one. For each book purchased, Tiny Bee donates a second book to Baby2Baby. Baby2Baby provides low-income children with the basic necessities, including books!, that every child deserves.
Olivia is a masterpiece of simplicity that portrays the complex, imaginative psyche of children. Olivia’s boundless energy tests her mother’s patience and her little brother’s endurance, while wrapping herself into the reader’s heart. Deciding what to wear takes a full page of choices, all executed in charcoal and gouache with highlights of red. With humor and honest emotions, Olivia is “every child” who accepts Degas, Jackson Pollock and Maria Callas as equals. Her bedroom walls reflect her Pollock phase, which causes Mom to say, “Time out!” When Olivia negotiates with her mother over the number of books to be read at bedtime, every parent smiles. Olivia is a Caldecott Honor Book that proves the maxim that “less is more.” Reviewer: Jan Lieberman By: Ian Falconer
Age recommendation: 3-7 years
Each book comes in a cotton, drawstring Tiny Bee Gift Co. branded bag, but for that extra touch to your gift, include a personalized, hand-written message!