Tiaras and Boas - Sparkles and Ballet Shoes

Jane O’Connor


Nancy Clancy thinks she may be able to read the future but quickly learns fortune-telling is a bit more complicated than she thought. Does Nancy really have special powers, or is it all just a coincidence?

Fancy Nancy is best known to millions of little girls for her fancy tiaras, pink boas and sparkly shoes. With more than 17 million books sold since the series launched in December 2005, translated into 17 languages and over 230 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, the Fancy Nancy franchise shows no sign of slowing down.

However, all children grow up, including Fancy Nancy…. Author Jane O’Connor and Illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser have teamed up once again for their third installment of their chapter book series, featuring Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy Sees the Future.

In the video below, Jane O’Connor talks about Nancy growing up and the latest installment of her series.

BIO: Jane graduated from Smith College and is an editor at a major publishing house. She is the author of more than thirty books for children, including the New York Times bestselling Fancy Nancy, Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy, Fancy Nancy: Bonjour Butterfly, and Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas, illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser, and the Nina, Nina Ballerina stories, illustrated by Dyanne Disalvo-Ryan. Fancy Nancy was nominated for the Quill Award for Best Picture Book in 2007.

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