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Publication Order of Eek! Stories To Make You Shriek! Books

The Bad Luck Penny (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mummy's Gold (By:Kate McMullan) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dragon Breath (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Spooky Sleepover (By:Joan Holub) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Fancy Nancy Books

Fancy Nancy (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy And The Posh Puppy (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Glamorous Gift (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy Loves! Loves!! Loves!!! (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Butterfly Birthday (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bonjour, Butterfly (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy at the Museum (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Boy from Paris (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Favorite Fancy Words (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy Sees Stars (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Let's Get Fancy Together! (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Fashion Parade! (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Poison Ivy Expert (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Dazzling Book Report (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Explorer Extraordinaire! (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Absolutely Stupendous Sticker Book (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pajama Day (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tea Parties (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Show Must Go On (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy Halloween... or Bust! (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Splendiferous Christmas (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy Heart to Heart (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The 100th Day of School (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Elegant Easter (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Perfectly Posh Paper Doll Book (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Gloriously Gigantic Sticker-tivity Book (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Every Day Is Earth Day (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Flutter of Butterflies (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Poet Extraordinaire! (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Late, Late, LATE Night (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Sensational Babysitter (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spectacular Spectacles (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ooh La La! It's Beauty Day (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Delectable Cupcakes (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Fabulous Fashion Boutique (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy Petite Library (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Fabulous Fashion Boutique (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
My Family History (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fashionista: A Coloring and Activity Book (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Splendid Speller (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Aspiring Artist (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Marvelous Mother's Day Brunch (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stellar Stargazer! (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Mean Girl (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Express Yourself (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Haunted Mansion (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Our Thanksgiving Banquet (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Puzzle-palooza (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hair Dos and Hair Don'ts (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Too-Loose Tooth (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Girl on the Go (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tea for Two (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Day in Room 1-A (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
JoJo's First Day Jitters (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
There's No Day Like a Snow Day (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Fabulously Fancy Treasury (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Too Many Tutus (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy Storybook Treasury (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy Scratch & Sketch (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fanciest Doll in the Universe (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Puppy Party (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Apples Galore! (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Budding Ballerina (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Just My Luck! (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Wedding of the Century (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sand Castles and Sand Palaces (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Fabulous Fall Storybook Collection (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Fall Foliage (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Peanut Butter and Jellyfish (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spring Fashion Fling (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Super Secret Surprise Party (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Candy Bonanza (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy at the Museum & Other Adventures (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy at School (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Fanciest Days (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Fashion (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy's Nancy's Fancy Friends & Family (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Lessons in Luck (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy Makes New Friends (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy's Seasons (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Saturday Night Sleepover (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
It's Backward Day! (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best Reading Buddies (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Time for Puppy School (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Missing Easter Bunny (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Dazzling Jewels (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Oodles of Kittens (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bubbles, Bubbles, and More Bubbles! (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fancy Nancy and the Quest for the Unicorn (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Fancy Nancy's Little Sister Books

JoJo and the Big Mess (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
JoJo and the Magic Trick (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
JoJo and Daddy Bake a Cake (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
JoJo and the Twins (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Miranda Bookman Books

Dangerous Admissions (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Almost True Confessions (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Nancy Clancy Chapter Books

Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nancy Clancy, Secret Admirer (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nancy Clancy, Secret of the Silver Key (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nancy Clancy Sees the Future (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
My Secret Diary (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nancy Clancy, Star of Stage and Screen (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nancy Clancy, Soccer Mania (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nancy Clancy Seeks a Fortune (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nancy Clancy, Late-Breaking News! (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Lulu the Witch Books

Lulu and the Witch Baby (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lulu Goes to Witch School (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Pick-a-Path Books

The Amazing Bubble Gum Caper (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Super Trail Bike Race (By:Richard Wenk) (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Great Baseball Championship (By:Richard Wenk) (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mystery of the Missing Mummy (By:Kate McMullan) (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Adventure At Camp Schoonover (By:Richard Wenk) (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Smart About Art Books

Henri Matisse (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mary Cassatt (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sir Small Books

Sir Small and the Dragonfly (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sir Small and the Sea Monster (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Here Come the Brownies Books

Corrie's Secret Pal (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sarah's Incredible Idea (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Make Up Your Mind, Marsha! (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Amy's Great Camp-out (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Think, Corrie, Think! (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lauren and the New Baby (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Picture Books

Yours Till Niagara Falls, Abby (1979)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Teeny Tiny Woman (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Slime Time (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Super Cluck (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nina, Nina Ballerina (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kate Skates (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nina, Nina Star Ballerina (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Benny's Big Bubble (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nina, Nina and the Copycat Ballerina (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Snail City (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Emperor's Silent Army (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dear Tooth Fairy (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Perfect Puppy for Me (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
If the Walls Could Talk (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Snow Globe Family (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ready, Set, Skip! (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Holiday Helper (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Chapter Books

Molly the Brave and Me (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Hidden Army (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Who Is Ralph Lauren? (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

The author of more than thirty books for children, Jane O’Connor is no stranger to New York Times Bestseller list for her famous work Fancy Nancy, her book has given birth to toys, games, apps designed for children and numerous book reading events has been hosted across libraries and bookstores across America. She is the vice-president and the editor for Penguin Books for Young Readers. Her style of writing is that of an imaginative plot where she inspires children at a young age that reading can be fun.

Jane O’Connor is a New Yorker, born in 1947. She went to college to Smith College in Southern Massachusetts and graduated in 1969. She started her career working in various publishing houses such as Hastings House Publishers, Scholastic, Random House and Grosset & Dunlap from 1971 to 1989. She wrote her debut novel in 1979, Yours Till Niagara Falls, Abby. Due to the success of the book, she was encouraged to writing books for children as a second career while she still kept her full-time job.

Books she has written

Jane O’Connor has primarily written the book for children. Some of her juvenile novels include Yours Till Niagara Falls, Abby that is one of her first books to Just Good Friends, The Dandee Diamond Mystery, The Amazing Bubble Gum Caper, The Magic Top Mystery. For beginning readers can start with Lulu and the Witch Baby, The Teeny Tiny Woman, Lulu Goes to Witch School, Molly the Brave and Me and Nina, Nina, Star Ballerina to name a few. Some of her nonfiction works include Magic in the Movies: The Story of Special Effects, The Care Bears’ Party Cookbook and The Emperor’s Silent Army: Terracotta Warriors of Ancient China.

Section on books ad Characters they have written

One of the early characters invented by Jane O’Connor was Lulu in her books Lulu and the Witch Baby followed by the next book Lulu Goes to Witch School. Lulu is a spunky young witch who is fed up of her baby sister because of all the attention she gets from her mother and never gets scolded for anything that she does. Lulu prepares a potion and uses a magic spell makes her baby sister disappear. She gets really happy on her accomplishment but as time passes she gets really sad about what she has done and how her baby sister would be scared without her, decides to get her back by undoing her spell. It is unknown to Lulu, but not to the readers that it is her mother that made her baby disappear and Lulu herself. Jane O’Connor is able to get the attention of her young readers by the imaginative plots and the details she puts into her story that children love to hear about.

Jane O’Connor has also created characters of young hard working girls where she inspires children at a very young age to be determined by their goals. One such character she invented was Nina in Nina Ballerina where Nina is worried that her mother will not see her in between so many other dancers that are dressed similarly like her. It takes Nina, mother, to convince her that she is there to see her, and she will be able to spot out her lovely daughter.

Another such character invented by O’Connor is Kate in Kate Skates. Kate is a very promising skater. When Kate gets a new skate for her birthday, she gives her old skates to her younger sister Jen. Jen seems to be a naturalist in skating and quickly learn the moves on the ice. It is time for Kate to fall on the ice as she tries to get used to her new skates that are bigger in size, but she learns to maneuver her new skates. When her younger sister Jen falls getting bullied, Kate steps up and plays the role of an elder sister protecting her younger sister.

Description of 2 early books in a series they wrote

In the very popular series of Fancy Nancy, one of the top reads Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth plays detective in a situation when crime strikes their classroom, and they are determined to solve the case and come to a conclusion. Nancy and her friend are armed with the best of the class, top-notch trench coats, and top-secret code; they have everything they need to solve the case. Are the sleuths able to crack the case? It is an excellent read in the series and the one that shows all the exciting way Nancy lives her life in a fancy way.

One of the early books written by Jane O’Connor was Yours Till Niagara Falls, Abby written in 1979. In the story, O’Connors tells the story of two longtime best friends Merle and Abby. When Merle’s parents decide to send their teenage daughter to a summer camp instead of taking her on a vacation with the family, Abby finds a way to convince her parents to send her to the same summer camp. But in the turn of events, just before their summer breaks starts, Merle breaks her leg in a dance class and finds herself in the house for the summer vacation instead of going to the summer camp. Abby has a hard time at the summer camp not being able to gel well with her new roommates, competing in sports and taking orders from her not so friendly summer camp instructors meets a new friend called Roberta who helps her get through the summer camp with ease. Abby is now in a dilemma that how is she going to make her friend with Merle. Towards the end of the book Abby is able to reconcile, Merle and Roberta

Books that have been made into TV show

The book series Fancy Nancy has been optioned to be turned into an animated movie and TV show by Disney. It is an effort to attract the next generation of fans, this bestselling book already includes more than 60 titles and has sold over 28 million copies, Nancy is a young girl who aims to be fancy in all aspects of her life.

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