Oliver The Ornament

Lynda LaugavitzEvents, Holidays

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Our entire line of Oliver the Ornament is now available at 25% off the marked price!

Oliver In the News!

Updates on Oliver the Ornament and author Todd Zimmermann’s events, news & more.

12.18.18: Todd is interviewed by WGN in Chicago

12.17.18: Todd announces that he’ll be auditioning for Shark Tank and launches a contest to help with his pitch

12.13.18: Oliver the Ornament chosen by First Lady Melania Trump to read at annual Children’s National Hospital Christmas storytime

11.25.18: Oliver named “One of the Hottest Toys for the Holidays” by Fox & Friends

Fall 2018: Oliver the Ornament Meets Belle is released – 2nd book in Oliver’s 7 part series

oliver and belle

Mrs. Claus has planned a special visit to Ben Franklin Crafts on Saturday, December 7th! At 1pm and again at 3pm, she’ll be reading the second Oliver the Ornament book: “Oliver meets Belle.” We’ll have a free make & take craft your child can create before or after the reading, too.

“Every ornament tells a story!”

Ben Franklin Crafts is Oconomowoc’s exclusive retailer for the full line of “Oliver the Ornament” products!

oliver the ornament people twelve best

Oliver the Ornament – one of People Magazine’s 12 Best New Books of 2016! Click for full size view.

todd zimmermann oliver the ornament authorOur hearts are warmed by how enthusiastically Oliver the Ornament has been embraced by our customers! Kids of all ages are enjoying this delightful story chosen by People Magazine as one of its “Twelve Best New Books” of 2016. Listen to author Todd Zimmerman describe his story – just click on his photo!

Oliver’s message of kindness is perfect to share at Thanksgiving or while trimming the Christmas tree. Ask your child which ornament character they like best – then surprise them on Christmas day with their favorite hanging on the tree!

We’d love to hear your plans for incorporating this timeless story into your holiday traditions. Leave us a message on our Facebook page or send an email through our website.

oliver's day of kindness

We were privileged to host Mr. Zimmermann last fall for Oliver’s Day of Kindness. Click the button above to view photos from this very special event.

Limited Time Special

While supplies last, purchase a bundle including all of the ornament characters from the story and receive a complimentary signed and numbered, limited edition copy of Oliver the Ornament, a $50 value!