‘Fancy Nancy’ author and illustrator will preview new book Saturday in Mission Viejo

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“Fancy Nancy” illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser and author Ann Patchett will make an appearance in Mission Viejo on Saturday, May 18, to discuss their new picture book “Lambslide.”

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mission Viejo Library, the free presentation is at 11:30 a.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber.

Glasser has illustrated many children’s books including the bestselling “Fancy Nancy,” “Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy,” “Fancy Nancy: Bonjour, Butterfly” and “Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas,” by Jane O’Connor.

Patchett has written eight novels and three works of nonfiction. She won the PEN/Faulkner Award, England’s Orange Prize and the Book Sense Book of the Year and was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World.

Signed books will be available onsite for purchase. To RSVP, email libreference@cityofmissionviejo.org or call 949-830-7100, ext. 5105.


When: 11:30 a.m. Saturday

Where: Mission Viejo Library, 200 Civic Center

Cost: Free