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Strega Nona Reprint Edition
Contributor(s): dePaola, Tomie (Author), dePaola, Tomie (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0671666061     ISBN-13: 9780671666064
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 1979

Annotation: In his Caldecott Honor book, dePaolo tells the story of Strega Nona, who is the source for potions, cures, magic, and comfort in her Calabrian town. When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Fantasy & Magic
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
Dewey: E
LCCN: 75011565
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 730 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Series: Aladdin Picture Books
Physical Information: 0.3" H x 8.3" W x 10.7" (0.36 lbs) 32 pages
- Chronological Period - Medieval (500-1453)
- Cultural Region - Italy
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Awards: Caldecott Medal, Honor Book, Picture Book, 1976
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Contributor Bio(s): dePaola, Tomie: - Tomie dePaola is one of the most popular children's book authors and illustrators of our time and the winner of the 2011 Children's Literature Legacy Award (formerly known as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award), among other lifetime achievement awards. A Newbery Honor winner, he has written and illustrated a number of books, including Caldecott Honor book Strega Nona and its companions, as well as Oliver Button Is a Sissy; The Legend of Old Befana; The Clown of God; Michael Bird-Boy; Andy, That's My Name; and the New York Times bestseller Quiet. A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and now lives in New London, New Hampshire. Visit him online at Tomie.com and TomiesBlog.Blogspot.com.
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