Cover image for Nancy Clancy sees the future / written by Jane O'Connor ; illustrations by Robin Preiss Glasser.
Title:
Nancy Clancy sees the future / written by Jane O'Connor ; illustrations by Robin Preiss Glasser.
ISBN:
9780062084217
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Harper, [2014]

©2013
Physical Description:
117 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Abstract:
Third-grader Nancy tries her hand at fortune-telling but quickly learns it is a bit more complicated than she thought.
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Summary

For young readers who grew up with the bestselling picture books, Nancy Clancy is now starring in her own chapter books!

Nancy thinks she may be able to read the future...and all signs point to her being a true clairvoyant (thats fancy for a fortune-teller).

Nancy tries her hand at fortune-telling but quickly learns it's a bit more complicated than she thought. Does Nancy really have special powers, or is it all just a coincidence?

Perfect for growing fans of Fancy Nancy picture books, the chapter book series continues the fun. Other books in the chapter book series include Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth and Nancy Clancy, Secret Admirer.


Author Notes

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 novels Dangerous Admissions and Almost True Confessions. 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. In 2013 her title Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy Sees The Future made The New York Times Best Seller List. Fancy Nancy and the Wedding of the Century made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2014.

(Bowker Author Biography)