Fancy Nancy is back And when her family decides to get a dog, she's certain she can be fancier than ever. After all, a papillon — a small, delicate, fluffy dog — is the ultimate accessory. But her family wants a large, plain dog. How unglamorous! With "Fancy Nancy"'s trademark humor and warmth, Nancy discovers that real fanciness does not depend simply on appearance but more on a genuine joie de vivre, which is a fancy phrase for having lots of fun.