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  • Bibliography:
    147 Books (5 Series)
  • First Book:
    June 1983
  • Latest Book:
    March 2023
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Full Series List in Order

Fancy Nancy

Fancy Nancy (Dec-2005)
Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy (Apr-2007)
Fancy Nancy Loves! Loves!! Loves!!! (Dec-2007)
Bonjour, Butterfly (Feb-2008)
Fancy Nancy's Favorite Fancy Words: From Accessories to Zany (Apr-2008)
Fancy Nancy's Fashion Parade! (Jan-2009)
Explorer Extraordinaire! (Apr-2009)
Fancy Nancy's Absolutely Stupendous Sticker Book (May-2009)
Tea Parties (Jul-2009)
Halloween...or Bust! (Aug-2009)
Splendiferous Christmas (Nov-2009)
Heart to Heart (Dec-2009)
Fancy Nancy's Elegant Easter (Jan-2010)
Fancy Nancy's Perfectly Posh Paper Doll Book (Jan-2010)
Poet Extraordinaire! (Mar-2010)
Fancy Nancy and the Late, Late, Late Night (May-2010)
Fancy Nancy and the Sensational Babysitter (May-2010)
Ooh La la!: It's Beauty Day (Jun-2010)
Gloriously Gigantic Sticker-tivity Book (Jul-2010)
Fancy Nancy and the Fabulous Fashion Boutique (Oct-2010)
Fancy Nancy Fashionista: A Coloring and Activity Book (Jan-2011)
Aspiring Artist (Mar-2011)
Marvelous Mother's Day Brunch (Mar-2011)
Stellar Stargazer! (Jun-2011)
Fancy Nancy's Haunted Mansion: A Reusable Sticker Book for Halloween (Aug-2011)
Fancy Nancy: Puzzle-Palooza (Sep-2011)
Our Thanksgiving Banquet (Sep-2011)
Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet (Feb-2012)
Tea for Two (Feb-2012)
Jojo's First Day Jitters (Jul-2012)
There's No Day Like a Snow Day (Oct-2012)
Fanciest Doll in the Universe (Apr-2013)
Puppy Party (Apr-2013)
Budding Ballerina (Oct-2013)
Just My Luck! (Dec-2013)
Fancy Nancy and the Wedding of the Century (Apr-2014)
Sand Castles and Sand Palaces (Apr-2014)
Fancy Nancy and the Fall Foliage (Sep-2014)
Peanut Butter and Jellyfish (Jan-2015)
Fancy Nancy: Spring Fashion Fling (Feb-2015)
Fancy Nancy's Perfectly Pink Playtime Purse (Feb-2015)
Nancy Clancy, My Secret Diary (Feb-2015)
Nancy Clancy, Star of Stage and Screen (Feb-2015)
Super Secret Surprise Party (Apr-2015)
Candy Bonanza (Jul-2015)
Nancy Clancy, Soccer Mania (Sep-2015)
Saturday Night Sleepover (Feb-2016)
It's Backward Day! (Apr-2016)
The Worst Secret Keeper Ever (Apr-2016)
Nancy Clancy Seeks a Fortune (Jun-2016)
Best Reading Buddies (Sep-2016)
Fancy Nancy and the Missing Easter Bunny (Feb-2017)
Nancy Clancy, Late-Breaking News! (Mar-2017)
Jojo and the Big Mess (Apr-2017)
Jojo and the Magic Trick (Apr-2017)
Time for Puppy School (Jun-2017)
Jojo and Daddy Bake a Cake (Sep-2017)
Fancy Nancy and the Dazzling Jewels (Oct-2017)
Oodles of Kittens (Jan-2018)
Bubbles, Bubbles, and More Bubbles! (Mar-2018)
Chez Nancy (Jul-2018)
Meet Fancy Nancy (Jul-2018)
JoJo and the Twins (Aug-2018)
Ice Skater Extraordinaire (Sep-2018)
School de Fancy (Sep-2018)
Mademoiselle Mom (Mar-2019)
The Case of the Disappearing Doll (Mar-2019)
Nancy Goes to Work (May-2019)
Shoe-La-La (Jun-2019)
Toodle-oo, Miss Moo (Jun-2019)
What's Your Fancy? (Jul-2019)
Nancy and the Nice List (Sep-2019)
Easter Bonnet Bug-A-Boo (Feb-2020)
Operation Fix Marabelle (Feb-2020)
Nancy Takes the Case (Apr-2020)
Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet (Jun-2020)
Nancy's Fancy Heirloom (Jun-2020)

Fancy Nancy (I Can Read)

Fancy Nancy and the Boy from Paris (Feb-2008)
Fancy Nancy at the Museum (Feb-2008)
Fancy Nancy Sees Stars (Oct-2008)
Poison Ivy Expert (Jan-2009)
The Dazzling Book Report (Apr-2009)
Pajama Day (Jul-2009)
The Show Must Go On (Jul-2009)
The 100th Day of School (Dec-2009)
Every Day Is Earth Day (Feb-2010)
Spectacular Spectacles (Jul-2010)
Fancy Nancy and the Delectable Cupcakes (Sep-2010)
My Family History (Oct-2010)
Fancy Nancy: Splendid Speller (Jan-2011)
Fancy Nancy and the Mean Girl (Jun-2011)
Hair Dos and Hair Don'ts (Jun-2011)
Fancy Nancy and the Too-Loose Tooth (Jan-2012)
Fancy Day in Room 1-A (May-2012)
Too Many Tutus (Jan-2013)
Apples Galore! (Sep-2013)
Just My Luck! (Dec-2013)
Super Secret Surprise Party (Apr-2015)
Best Reading Buddies (Sep-2016)
Jojo and the Big Mess (Apr-2017)
Jojo and the Magic Trick (Apr-2017)
Time for Puppy School (Jun-2017)
Jojo and Daddy Bake a Cake (Sep-2017)
Bubbles, Bubbles, and More Bubbles! (Mar-2018)
Chez Nancy (Jul-2018)
JoJo and the Twins (Aug-2018)
Mademoiselle Mom (Mar-2019)
The Case of the Disappearing Doll (Mar-2019)
Shoe-La-La (Jun-2019)
Toodle-oo, Miss Moo (Jun-2019)
Nancy Takes the Case (Apr-2020)
Nancy's Fancy Heirloom (Jun-2020)

Fancy Nancy Chapter Books

1 - Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth (Apr-2012)
2 - Nancy Clancy, Secret Admirer (Jan-2013)
3 - Nancy Clancy Sees the Future (Oct-2013)
4 - Nancy Clancy: The Secret of the Silver Key (May-2014)
5 - Nancy Clancy, Star of Stage and Screen (Feb-2015)
6 - Nancy Clancy, Soccer Mania (Sep-2015)
7 - Nancy Clancy Seeks a Fortune (Jun-2016)
8 - Nancy Clancy, Late-Breaking News! (Mar-2017)

Here Come the Brownies

1 - Corrie's Secret Pal (Sep-1993)
2 - Sarah's Incredible Idea (Sep-1993)
3 - Make up Your Mind, Marsha! (Sep-1993)
4 - Amy's (Not So) Great Camp-Out (Sep-1993)
5 - Think Corrie, Think! (Jun-1994)
6 - Lauren and the New Baby (Jun-1994)

Nina, Nina Ballerina

Nina, Nina Ballerina (Apr-1993)
Nina, Nina, Star Ballerina (Apr-1997)
Nina, Nina and the Copycat Ballerina (May-2000)

Multi-Author Series List

Eeek! Stories to Make You Shriek

Eeek! Stories to Make You Shriek (Aug-1992)
The Bad-Luck Penny (May-1996)

Book List in Order: 147 titles





  • Illus. in full color. In an adaptation for beginning readers, a teeny tiny woman finds a teeny tiny bone on a teeny tiny grave and takes it home, only to be hounded by a teeny tiny ghost who wants his bone back!...



  • 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 ...



  • Illus. in full color. Beth wishes she were more like Molly, who doesn't mind if boys hide dead bugs in her desk, and who tells big kids to get lost if they tease her. "Beth is flattered when Molly invites her to stay overnight at her house in the cou...





  • In Jane O’Connor’s classic story for beginning readers Lulu Goes to Witch School, Lulu the witch girl is a little nervous about her first day of school, but she heads off with her broom and Dracula lunch box. She immediately loves pretty new t...



  • Who is in the monster costume? Is there something strange about Sara's new doll? Where did that shaggy dog come from? This Level 3 reader has three spooky stories that will make you laugh--and shriek!...



  • It's the big dance show!Nina is a butterfly.She has pretty wingsand a bug mask.But she is not the only one!There are lots of butterflies.How will her mom knowwhich one is Nina?Read this funny story and find out!...






  • Everybody in Brownies likes Amy. She's always so much fun! But on the camp-out, Amy gets a bad tummy ache. She feels awful. WIll her friends still like her - even if she's no fun at all?...



  • A lonely new student finds friends and adventures after joining a Brownie Girl Scout troop. Includes instructions for making a friendship bracelet. Everything is new to Corrie these days. New town. New school. The good new thing is she's now a Bro...



  • Marsha always has trouble making decisions, but her Brownie friends help her make a difficult choice about whether to go to a sick child's birthday party or to meet a famous ballerina....



  • Shy Sarah has a great idea for her Brownie Girl Scout troop. But what if nobody else likes it? Will she be brave enough to speak up? ...



  • Lauren is excited at the prospect of a new baby in the house, but her best friend Marsha is afraid it will spoil their friendship....



  • Corrie feels doomed when she is partnered with Krissy, the smartest girl in the Brownies, for their Thanksgiving Day project. Thinking Day ends up not so bad after all, as Corrie and Krissy learn to work together and come to a meeting of the minds. C...





  • Kate has new skates. Now she can do spins and tricks like the skaters on TV. Or can she?...




  • On vacation in Wales, a young boy questions why he sees no boys his age and why the place continuously smells like smoke, and when he learns that the town's name means in the shadow of a dragon, he sets out to learn the true background of this very o...






  • 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....




  • There is a new Nina in Nina’s dance class. The new Nina is nice. But there is a problem. She is a copycat! What is the original Nina going to do?...









  • It's almost Class Picture Day and Robby is the only kid in his class with all his baby teeth. If only the Tooth Fairy could speed things up . . ....



  • Here is a terrific book for anyone who wants a puppy. Our hero is desperate for a dog of his own. He has dog T-shirts, posters, books, and even a barking clock! But he has to wait until next year when he's ten before he can have a real dog. That g...



  • Tiny Sir Small rides his trusty ant into Itty-Bitty City and immediately must rise to the challenge of rescuing the prince who, the queen fears, was taken captive by a terrible sea monster while out in his boat (a peanut shell). Beginning readers wil...



  • 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 paren...






  • 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 noti...



  • *NOW A HIT TV SERIES ON DISNEY JUNIOR*When Nancy decides to get a dog, she is certain that with the right dog, she can be fancier than ever. After all, a small, delicate, fluffy dog is the ultimate accessory for a fancy girl. But her family has other...



  • I can’t skip.

    I wish I could.

    Other kids are really good.

    This little girl can leap, creep, twirl, skate, burp, slurp, and do all the other things kids love to do -- except skip! But with the help of a clever suggestion from her mo...



  • Miranda "Rannie" Bookman--43, divorced mother of two, with a recent love life consisting of a long string of embarrassingly brief encounters--is beginning to feel like a dangling participle: connected to nothing. Her career as a copyeditor is down th...



  • 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 make everything she and her family do as fancy as possible. With this sticker book, ...



  • Jane O’Connor, New York Times bestselling author, editor, and creator of the Fancy Nancy books for children presents Almost True Confessions, a mystery for grown-ups starring Miranda "Rannie" Bookman whom we met in Dangerous Admissions.What could b...



  • Nancy thinks butterflies are simply exquisite. And that is why she can't wait for her friend Bree's Butterfly Birthday. It's going to be the fanciest birthday party ever! But when Nancy finds out she can't go because her grandparents' fiftieth annive...



  • There's a new boy in school, and he's from Paris. Nancy cannot believe her luck. But this Parisian may not be as fancy as Nancy expects!...



  • Nancy's class is going on a trip to the museum. Even after a bumpy bus ride, Nancy finds a way to make the day extra-fancy in this Fancy Nancy story from the beloved New York Times bestselling author-illustrator team Jane O’Connor and Robin Pr...



  • From the dazzling bestselling duo Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser, a picture book with an educational twist for the fancy girl with an even fancier vocabulary.Fancy words are simply fascinating! Learn how to speak fancy with help from Nancy ...






  • #1 New York Times bestselling author Jane O'Connor's first novel gets a brand-new look!Abby is thrilled when her parents agree to let her go to Camp Pinecrest with her best friend, Merle. But her dreams of a fun-filled summer are shattered when Merle...



  • Nancy can hardly wait for her class visit to the planetarium in this Fancy Nancy story from the beloved New York Times bestselling author-illustrator team Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser. Nancy absolutely adores stars. She loves how the...




  • When Nancy picks flowers for Ms. Glass's surprise party, she is overjoyed -- until she discovers an unpleasant surprise of her own! How could Nancy, practically a poison ivy expert, come down with something so unfancy? In this hilarious new additi...



  • Join Nancy as she learns that you can't judge a book report by its cover! With simple text and vibrant illustrations, this Fancy Nancy I Can Read story from the beloved New York Times bestselling author-illustrator team Jane O’Connor and Robin...



  • For the fanciest girl around, the outdoors are out of this world! Fancy Nancy and her best friend, Bree, set out to explore the fascinating world of wildflowers, trees, leaves, birds, and, of course, butterflies in their exclusively glamorous Explore...



  • Put your fanciest foot forward and step into Fancy Nancy's stylish world! This book is filled with fabulous stickers of Nancy's many favorite things, from elegant desserts to gorgeous shoes and accessories. This is the ultimate collection sure to ...



  • An I Can Read story from New York Times bestselling duo Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser:Nancy is all set to wear something special for Pajama Day at school. But when Bree and Clara show up in matching outfits, Nancy feels left out. Will this...



  • The talent show is in a week -- how will Nancy come up with an act when she's assigned a super-quiet partner?Nancy and her partner for the talent show are very different. They don't have any of the same talents. Singing and dancing and trapeze swingi...



  • You're invited to a tea party! Join in the fun with hostess extraordinaire Fancy Nancy.Fancy Nancy shares her favorite tea-party tips: from what to wear, which refreshments to serve, and how to make absolutely everything -- even paper plates and plas...






  • Halloween is so much fun! Especially for Fancy Nancy, since Halloween is a time for everyone to get dressed up.

    Celebrate the joy of Halloween with your kids with this fun storybook, which includes over 30 stickers.

    No one knows F...



  • *NOW A HIT TV SERIES ON DISNEY JUNIOR*What could be fancier than Christmas? Presents with elegant wrapping paper, festive decorations, Christmas cookies with sprinkles -- and who could forget the tree? After all, there is no such thing as too much ti...



  • Celebrate the 100th day of school with Fancy Nancy, in this sweet and thoughtful I Can Read Story from New York Times bestselling team Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser. Perfect for back-to-school! With the 100th day of school just around...



  • Almost everything about Valentine's Day is fancy . . . especially with Fancy Nancy!

    Mystery is in the air when Nancy receives a valentine from a secret someone. Join Nancy as she follows the clues to find out who it is -- all in her trademar...



  • Nancy prepares an elegant Easter affair in this fancy new lift-the-flap book! Throwing a fabulous and fancy Easter party is a very big job -- and Nancy and Bree are in charge of decorating! This book includes thirteen flaps that open to reveal hi...



  • Get glamorous with Nancy and Bree! This exquisite book features two paper dolls, more than seventy full-color stickers, and eight pages of the fanciest outfits ever! ...



  • Being green is important to Nancy -- so important that she wants her family to take care of the Earth morning, noon, and night!...



  • ‘We'd fought fires before and won - in many ways it's a part of life, here in the bush, so you make sure you're prepared. But as I watched the cars melting, our ancient ash tree torn up by the roots and the air itself on fire, it occurred to me tha...



  • Calling all poets! Fancy Nancy Clancy is so poetic, even her name rhymes. And with limericks, couplets, free verse, and more, poetry is plenty fancy! So when her teacher Ms. Glass gives Nancy and her classmates an assignment to come up with their...



  • Ooh la la! Nancy is utterly fascinated by movie stars -- and everybody knows that movie stars don't go to bed early! ...



  • Nancy is tremendously excited about her new babysitter coming over. She has their whole evening planned out, from playing with Marabelle to dressing up in fancy ensembles. But things don't turn out quite as Nancy had planned!...



  • What better way to fancy Mom up for her birthday than to treat her to a super-deluxe beauty day created by Fancy Nancy herself? It's a pampering paradise, and right in the backyard! With relaxing music, fragrant lotions, colorful nail polish, and foa...



  • Put on your fanciest thinking cap and follow Nancy into a world of fantastically fun sticker-tivities! Filled with dozens of word-play activities and hundreds of the fanciest, Nancy-est stickers ever, this book lets you create your own stories, build...



  • Nancy thinks that Bree's new glasses are simply spectacular. After all, they are lavender. They are glittery. And best of all, they come in a silver case. So when Bree tells Nancy all about her trip to the eye doctor, Nancy can't help but wonder if h...



  • Nancy is thrilled to be making cupcakes for the bake sale! But will she remember to follow all of Mom's directions?...



  • Grand opening! Welcome to Fancy Nancy's Fabulous Fashion Boutique! Here you can find the fanciest almost-new outfits, accessories, jewelry, and lots more. There's even a necklace with real rhinestones for sale. Ooh la la! The fashion boutique i...



  • When Nancy has to write a report on her ancestors for school, she can't help exaggerating a little -- at first. After all, what's wrong with making her family history sound fancier? But Nancy goes too far and has to deal with truth and consequences!...



  • Where spelling is concerned, Nancy is better than great -- she's splendid! But when Ms. Glass's spelling test is harder than Nancy anticipated, the self-professed spelling prodigy faces a tough decision....



  • No one does fancy quite like Nancy! This fun-filled coloring and activity book contains coloring pages, mazes, connect-the-dots, and much, much more. It's perfect for any aspiring fashionista. (That's a fancy word for someone who really, real...



  • Portraits: Fancy. Collages: Très fancy. Splatter paintings: Très, très fancy! It's spring vacation, and Nancy is feeling glum because her best friend, Bree, is out of town. Luckily, it's Nancy's mom to the rescue! When she brings home a brand...



  • Nancy plans the perfect Mother's Day in this fancy new lift-the-flap book! Nancy pulls out all the stops to give her mom the best Mother's Day celebration of all time -- but will everything go according to plan? This book includes thirteen flaps t...



  • Fancy Nancy has many talents, but running is not one of them -- so when she is chosen for the Field Day relay team, she gets worried about letting her team down....



  • Picture Day is just about the most important day of the year, and Nancy has her outfit all figured out. That leaves only one thing--picking a hairstyle Nancy considers the options. Pigtails? A bun? Long and loose? Then Nancy gets a brain wave, and sh...



  • Fancy Nancy thinks that everything in the sky is simply stellar, from the sun and the moon to the stars and their constellations (that's a fancy word for the shapes that stars make!). So nothing could make her happier than a special sleepover under t...



  • No one knows fancy like Nancy It’s Halloween and Nancy wants to turn her house into a haunted mansion for all to enjoy. With this reusable sticker book, you can help host the most ghoulish, glamorous gala in town! (Gala is a fancy word for a rea...



  • This is going to be the best Thanksgiving ever! There is a gigantic turkey, Grandma's secret stuffing, green beans, and authentic cranberry sauce, the kind that doesn't come out of a can. And desserts? There are almost too many to count. Join ...



  • No one does fancy quite like Nancy! Packed with brilliant brainteasers and games galore, Fancy Nancy fans will absolutely adore this incredible coloring and activity book! Crack the codes, master the mazes, and add your own special flair to dozens ...



  • Nancy absolutely must have her first tooth fall out at school. That way she will be sure to receive the special tooth-holder necklace from the school nurse. But when Nancy's tooth starts wiggling at home, she is worried she might lose it before class...



  • Bon Voyage! Grab your binoculars, pack your fanciest luggage, and get ready for adventure! Travel along with Nancy as she explores dozens of new and exciting places -- and add your own creative touches along the way! With sixty-four pages of fun-fil...



  • 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...



  • When Nancy is invited over to Bree's house for a special tea party, she has only one thing to say: oui! The girls enjoy a few charming cups of tea before a disaster occurs that sets the two at odds. Will Nancy and Bree be able to save their friendshi...



  • Nancy Clancy has everything she needs to be a super sleuth (that's a fancy word for detective): She has a glamorous magnifying glass complete with rhinestones, a totally professional pink trench coat, and a sleuthing partner with awesome code-breakin...



  • After a gloomy, gray week stuck inside at school, Nancy comes up with a great idea to cheer up her friends. Ms. Glass's classroom will celebrate a new holiday -- Fancy Day! Everyone gets into the swing of things, practicing their manners and preparin...



  • Nancy helps JoJo get ready for preschool in this fun and fancy lift-the-flap book! Tomorrow is JoJo's first day of preschool, and Nancy can't wait to help her prepare -- but what happens when JoJo gets a case of the first day jitters? With twe...



  • Even a snow day is fancy when Nancy is around! Ooh la la! It's a blizzard. School is cancelled. And Nancy, JoJo, Bree, and Freddy are tres excited to go outside and play. From making snow angels to building snowmen to catching snowflakes . . . ev...



  • Fancy Nancy's closet is bulging (that's a fancy way of saying it won't close). Nancy's mom thinks she should give away some of her tutus -- but Nancy knows a fancy girl can never have too many tutus! But when Ms. Glass tells her class they will have ...



  • Nancy Clancy and her best friend, Bree, have love on the brain -- after all, they're learning about the human heart in science class! But when the girls decide to play matchmaker, nothing works out as planned. So the big question is: Will love conque...



  • Fancy Nancy is back in New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser's picture book Fancy Nancy: Fanciest Doll in the Universe, about the love little girls feel for their favorite dolls -- and their favorite sisters! Fancy...



  • In Fancy Nancy: Puppy Party, it’s Frenchy’s birthday, and Nancy Clancy wants to give her pooch the most stupendous, glamorous, fabulous birthday party ever, from cake to balloons to party hats. She invites all of Frenchy’s doggie friends to the...



  • Join Fancy Nancy on the perfect fall field trip -- to the apple orchard. Fall is an extra-fancy season. Even the trees wear fancy colors! Nancy is determined to find a perfect Gala apple for her dad -- it’s his favorite kind, and even the name soun...



  • What starts out as dancing school just for Dad quickly turns into a ballet class for Nancy's whole family. Fans of Fancy Nancy will delight in learning to plié, pirouette, and jeté with Nancy as she demonstrates all of the positions she's learned i...



  • Nancy thinks she may be able to read the future . . . and all signs point to her being a true clairvoyant -- that's fancy for fortune-teller. In this perfect follow-up to Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth and Nancy Clancy, Secret Admirer, Nancy tries her ha...



  • Learn all about luck with Fancy Nancy in New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser's beginning reader Fancy Nancy: Just My Luck! This Level One I Can Read book is perfect for children learning to sound out words and sente...



  • Here comes the bride Fancy Nancy can't wait to attend her uncle's wedding. She envisions the most exquisite celebration to take place--after all, she's never been to a wedding before. But when Nancy learns that her uncle and his fiancee, Dawn, are...



  • Join Fancy Nancy on a trip to the beach in New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser's 8x8 picture book, complete with a fabulous set of stickers. In Fancy Nancy: Sand Castles and Sand Palaces, Nancy spends the day at the...



  • Join Nancy Clancy in New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser's fourth Nancy Clancy chapter book about the past, present, and future! Nancy and her best friend, Bree, must go back in time to solve their latest mystery. W...



  • It's just not fair! No matter what a mess she makes, nobody ever gets mad at Witch Baby. Nobody except Lulu Witch, who cooks a magic brew that makes her baby sister disappear. But then she begins to worry that Mama Witch will get mad -- very mad. Can...



  • Fancy Nancy is back in New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser's picture book series. Fancy Nancy loves fall -- the fashion, the weather, and especially the colors of the leaves! As Fancy Nancy helps Mom and Dad rake th...



  • Scout is ready for her first Christmas! It's Scout's first winter, and she can't wait for Christmas! She loves the shiny presents with their gorgeous ribbons, which look awfully like fancy tug-of-war toys! By the time Scout's through with them, th...



  • Join Fancy Nancy on an exciting trip to the aquarium in New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser's beginning reader Fancy Nancy: Peanut Butter and Jellyfish. This Level One I Can Read book is perfect for children learnin...



  • What better way to celebrate spring than with a fashion show hosted by Fancy Nancy and her friend Bree! Nancy and Bree create magnificent costumes for their dolls Marabelle and Chiffon to wear at the Spring Fling Fashion Show. Join them as they celeb...



  • From the New York Times bestselling team of Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser comes the ultimate Fancy Nancy activity book. Shaped like a purse, inside there are fun activities and eighty Fancy Nancy stickers! Readers can place their stickers...



  • Fans of Nancy Clancy will delight in this fun and fancy secret diary from New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser. Record your secret thoughts and wishes in this diary, filled with full-color illustrated spreads and wri...



  • Nancy Clancy is ready for her close-up in the fifth chapter book in the Nancy Clancy chapter book series by the New York Times bestselling team of Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser. It's Nancy's time to shine as she takes center stage in the ...



  • Shh! Fancy Nancy and her classmates are planning a surprise party -- that means it's top secret! Together Nancy and her friends prepare the treats and decorate the classroom for the party. Everything has to be kept super secret. Even the cupcakes hav...



  • Today is Halloween and Nancy can't wait to collect candy from each house she visits. But it's hard to leave all those delectable treats in her pumpkin pail. Is there such a thing as too much candy? Fans of Fancy Nancy will delight in this Halloween s...



  • 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 fingerna...



  • When Nancy's parents win an all-expenses-paid vacation, Nancy and JoJo get to sleep over at their neighbor's home, Mrs. DeVine's. But JoJo is a little nervous to sleep at someone else's house luckily Nancy is an expert on sleepovers and can help prep...



  • 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. ...



  • JoJo is telling all Nancy's secrets -- she just can't help it! Nancy begins to think she's the worst secret keeper ever. But when Bree comes over to watch a movie that only Nancy has seen before, Nancy realizes it's very hard to keep a secret. Could ...



  • Nancy Clancy learns about starting a business in the seventh chapter book in the Nancy Clancy chapter book series by New York Times bestselling team Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser! At first, Nancy Clancy thinks how great it would be to b...



  • Ooh la la -- five fabulous Fancy Nancy books in one box set! From staying up late to throwing a birthday party for Frenchy to learning new ballet dance moves and more, no one brings pizzazz quite like Nancy! From New York Times bestselling team Jane...



  • Ooh la la -- Fancy Nancy is so lucky! She and her reading buddy, Violet, read together every Monday. But when a few Mondays go by without being able to meet, Nancy begins to miss her new friend. Will Violet and Nancy find a way to read together even ...



  • Join Fancy Nancy in a fabulous 8x8 storybook adventure, complete with fancy stickers! Fancy Nancy can’t wait for Easter. And this year, JoJo’s class pet, Nibbles the bunny, is staying at the Clancys’ house for the weekend. But when Bree and ...



  • Nancy Clancy is working to be the star reporter of the Third Grade Gazette -- that’s a fancy word for newspaper. When the latest issue comes out, Nancy and Bree decide the articles just aren’t interesting enough and set out to find some really ex...



  • Fancy Nancy’s little sister, JoJo, stars in her My First I Can Read debut! From bestselling author-illustrator team Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser comes JoJo, Fancy Nancy’s little sister. JoJo adores making messes, but when her pillo...



  • Fancy Nancy’s little sister, JoJo, stars in her My First I Can Read debut! From bestselling author-illustrator team Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser comes JoJo, Fancy Nancy’s little sister. JoJo wants to do magic. She has both her magi...



  • Ooh la la -- school starts soon! Fancy Nancy can’t wait to go back, but she’ll miss Frenchy very much. Nancy’s loved playing with her favorite puppy all summer, but sometimes Frenchy can be a bit naughty. When she gets into trouble one too many...



  • Fancy Nancy’s little sister JoJo returns in her very own adventure! JoJo and Daddy are busy baking a cake. They’ve mixed the batter, put the cake in the oven, and frosted it -- but who is the cake for? Shh ... it’s a surprise!...



  • Join Fancy Nancy in a fabulous story about friendship and sharing, complete with fancy stickers! Fancy Nancy has so many jewels that her jewelry boxes are overflowing! (That’s a fancy way of saying she can’t even close them.) But when she and ...



  • Fancy Nancy returns in a purr-fect story about felines, canines, and making new four-legged friends! A hardcover picture book from the dazzling New York Times bestselling duo Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser. It’s raining, and Nancy hea...



  • Fancy Nancy and her class are going to see The Big Bubble Show! Nancy and Bree can’t wait to go. But when Bree gets sick and has to miss the show, Nancy decides to put on a bubble show of her own. Will Nancy and her classmates be able to put on ...



  • Nancy has a new playhouse, and it’s time for some ooh-la-la fancy fun! But when one friend wants to be the boss of who can come to play, Nancy has to decide what it means to be a good friend. Based on the new Disney Junior TV show and inspired b...



  • This tabbed board book, based on the show and inspired by the New York Times bestselling series by Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser, introduces Nancy Clancy, her family, and her friends. With 8 colorful tabs and simple text, this sturdy bo...



  • Nancy can’t wait to go trick-or-treating with Bree and JoJo, and to show off her fancy butterfly costume. But when something spooky catches their eye, the girls are in for a ghostly surprise. Based on the new Disney Junior TV show and inspire...



  • Join Fancy Nancy as she embarks on a quest for a unicorn in this fun story from the dazzling bestselling duo Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser. Includes a fabulous set of stickers! Nancy and Bree are unicorn experts. (That’s a fancy way o...



  • Fancy Nancy’s little sister JoJo returns in her very own adventure! JoJo is helping Mommy and Daddy with the new twins. But they look the same! How will JoJo tell the twins apart? JoJo’s plan will keep you laughing. Beginning readers will ...



  • Based on the Disney Junior TV show and inspired by the classic picture book series, this is a brand-new deluxe storybook that's perfect for the Fancy Nancy fan in your life! Nancy is practically an expert at skating…while playing pretend in ...



  • Ooh la la! Nancy loves all of the fancy things in her room -- like the fabulous tutu she wore at her dance recital, her exquisite tea set, and the magnifique vanity table that once belonged to her grandmother. But Nancy will soon discover that there...



  • When Dad makes a plan to fix the walkway in front of their house with new cement, Nancy knows just how to make the walkway parfait -- which is French for perfect! Disney Junior’s Fancy Nancy: Nancy Makes Her Mark is a Level One I Can Read, perfe...



  • In Disney Junior’s Fancy Nancy: School de Fancy, Nancy wants to teach her friends how to be fancy. After all, what could be more fun and special than sharing what you love with your friends? But Nancy is about to learn something important from all ...



  • Nancy is one happy camper when she decides to have a camping trip in the backyard. But when it begins to rain, Nancy will need to bring all the wonders of the great outdoors...indoors! Disney Junior’s Fancy Nancy is an animated family comedy sta...



  • It’s time for a tea party, but Nancy’s doll, Marabelle, is nowhere to be found! Nancy and Bree will have to be sleuths (which is a fancy way of saying people who solve mysteries!) to crack the case of the disappearing doll. Disney Junior’s F...



  • When Mom gets sniffles that are worse than awful, Nancy decides she can help Mom by tidying up and watching JoJo. After all, Nancy is practically an expert at being a big sister, so how hard could it be? Disney Junior’s Fancy Nancy: Mademoiselle...



  • Time to come out of hibernation... Sylvia Penton has been hibernating for years, it's no wonder she's a little prickly... Sylvia lives alone, dedicating herself to her job at the local university. On weekends, she helps out at a local...



  • Based on the Disney Junior TV show and inspired by the classic picture book series, this is a brand-new deluxe storybook that's perfect for sharing with the Fancy Nancy fan in your life! When Dad works from home, Nancy is ready to get down to ...



  • When Nancy spots a pair of magnifique red shoes in a store window, she just has to find a way to buy them! Disney Junior’s Fancy Nancy: Shoe La La is a Level One I Can Read, perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Base...



  • When the Clancys decide to have a yard sale, will Nancy be able to say good-bye to her oldest, most precious toy, Miss Moo? Disney Junior’s Fancy Nancy: Toodle-oo, Miss Moo is a Level One I Can Read, perfect for children learning to sound out wo...



  • Based on the Disney Junior TV show and inspired by the classic picture book series, this is a brand-new, beautifully illustrated picture book that’s perfect for sharing with the Fancy Nancy fan in your life! Nancy knows that everyone has his or ...



  • Based on the Disney Junior TV show and inspired by the classic picture book series, this is a brand-new deluxe Christmas storybook that's perfect for sharing with the Fancy Nancy fan in your life! Nancy wants a bike for Christmas. But not just...



  • Based on the Disney Junior TV show and inspired by the classic picture book series, this brand-new scratch and sniff storybook stars Fancy Nancy and her friends as they make flower hats for the town Easter parade! Nancy and Bree are making très f...



  • Nancy discovers a new talent for repairing broken toys in the neighborhood. But can she keep her cool when her prized doll, Marabelle, needs help? Disney Junior Fancy Nancy: Operation Fix Marabelle is a Level One I Can Read, perfect for children l...



  • On a snowy day, Nancy and her friends are stuck playing inside -- but the plot thickens when Lionel’s comic goes missing! Don’t worry, Detective Nancy is on the case. Disney Junior Fancy Nancy: Nancy Takes the Case is a Level One I Can Read, p...



  • Based on the Disney Junior TV show and inspired by the classic picture book series, this brand-new storybook is perfect for the Fancy Nancy fan in your life. Includes over 50 stickers! When Nancy auditions for the leading role in the mermaid balle...



  • Nancy, JoJo, and Mom plant a vegetable garden for Grandpa using Grandma Margie’s heirloom tomato seeds. While tilling the soil, they discover Mom’s old time capsule buried in the garden! Disney Junior’s Fancy Nancy: Nancy's Fancy Heirloo...



  • A woman accused of witchcraft and murder will need the help of a sleuthing magistrate’s wife is she is to escape the hangman’s noose . . .Lichfield, England, 1723: Hester Albright, the wife of an acting magistrate, is fighting for ...



  • From the bestselling author of Fancy Nancy comes a book about George, a little boy who is always eager to help!From the bestselling duo Jane O'Connor and Andrew Joyner comes a story about George, who is a very helpful boy. He feeds his dog, Pogo, and...



  • From the New York Times bestselling illustrator and former ballet soloist Robin Preiss Glasser comes a story about a young ballet dancer whose boundless determination makes her dream of dancing with the American Ballet Theatre come true.Gloria has a ...


Award-Winning Books by Jane O'Connor

Fancy Nancy
2006 New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association Award -- Picture Book


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Jane O'Connor has published 147 books.

Jane O'Connor does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Gloria's Promise, was published in March 2023.

The first book by Jane O'Connor, The Dandee Diamond Mystery, was published in June 1983.

Yes. Jane O'Connor has 5 series.