The Great American Pie Contest

The Great American Pie Contest

Olivia Thomason


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Disappointments are inevitable. What happens when a joyous event filled with magical expectations is suddenly interrupted? Do we give up? Or do we seek a solution, something new that might be better?

Through the magic of her beautiful, whimsical paintings and heartwarming story, Olivia Thomason takes children of all ages along for a wondrous adventure filled with brilliant colors and interesting people, where flavors and aromas sustain the joy of good intentions. All of this provides a lesson: The greater good can be found when we search for it.


Olivia Thomason:

Olivia Thomason entertains and enlightens children by combining her self-taught painting skills with storytelling, something she has been doing for adults throughout a remarkable career. The acclaimed gallery owner, art educator and award-winning artist is hailed by historian Dr. Richard Funderburke as “Georgia’s Queen of Folk Art.” Her works are featured in corporate and private collections throughout America. Ms. Thomason has appeared on CNN and many network TV affiliates. Blessed with a rare talent for painting scenes from a child’s perspective, Ms. Thomason, a proud mother and grandmother, is also an accomplished cook. She lives with her family in Stone Mountain Historic Village near Atlanta.