Books Jane O'Connor Books by Jane O'Connor Jane O'Connor has written books about: Children's Books Young Adult Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Jane O'Connor Books The Dress-Up World of 'Fancy Nancy' March 10, 2008 In her "Fancy Nancy" books, Jane O'Connor created a world she was very familiar with as a little girl. When company arrived at her home, O'Connor would throw on a tutu, a cape and her mother's high heels, looking "appropriately elegant" to greet her guests. The Dress-Up World of 'Fancy Nancy' Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/87988020/88031419" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript End-of-Year Book Selections, 2006 For Kids, Just Plain Fun Is a Comfort and a Joy November 28, 2006 What kid wouldn't like a comforting, joyful book for a holiday gift? A lot of 'em. For true holiday joy, make sure the books you give are truly enjoyable. Here are suggestions for different ages, stages and interests.