Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 120 pages, 5.5 × 6.25 × 1.9 in
Published: April 15, 2013
Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0062086332
ISBN - 13: 9780062086334
About the Book
In this set of 12 mini-books, O'Connor's beloved Fancy Nancy helps elementary school kids understand phonics. These books feature a step-by-step approach to learning phonics by emphasizing short and long vowel sounds and common sight words. Full color.
From the Publisher
Learn to read with Fancy Nancy!
- 12-book program
- Simple stories featuring your favorite characters
- Builds a foundation for a lifetime of reading fun
About the Author
Jane O'Connor was born in New York City in 1947. She received a bachelor's degree in English literature from Smith College in 1969. In 1971, she began her publishing career by working in the editorial department of Hastings House Publishers. From 1977 to 1983, she was an editor at Scholastic, Inc.; then she moved to Random House, where she became editor-in-chief of children's books. In 1989, she moved to Grosset and Dunlap. Her first novel, Yours Till Niagara Falls, Abby, was published in 1979. Since then she has written more than 30 children's books including the Nina, Nina Ballerina stories, the Fancy Nancy series and the adult novel Dangerous Admissions. She has won numerous awards including the New York Academy of Sciences Honor book in 1981 for Magic in the Movies: The Story of Special Effects, with Katy Hall; Golden Sower Award, Nebraska Library Association in 1982 for Yours Till Niagara Falls, Abby; and the Quill Award for Best Picture Book in 2007 for Fancy Nancy. She is vice-president and editor-at-large for Penguin Books for Young Readers.
Robin Preiss Glasser has illustrated numerous children's books including America: A Patriotic Primer, A is for Abigail, and Our Fifty States by Lynne Cheney, Daddy's Girl by Garrison Keillor, Tea for Ruby by Sarah Ferguson, and the Fancy Nancy picture books by Jane O'Connor.