About the Author
Stage designer and artist Ian Falconer didn't initially set out to write books for children, but an impromptu gift for his young niece became the adored Olivia series. "She's not really a bratty character, but she does get away with a lot," Ian Falconer admits in our video interview when describing the precocious piglet that stars in his bestselling books.
Hometown:New York, New York
Date of Birth:August 25, 1959
Place of Birth:Ridgefield, Connecticut
Education:Studied art history at New York University and painting at Parsons School of Design and Otis Art Institute