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Strega Nona: An Original Tale (A Strega Nona Book) Hardcover – Picture Book, 1 August 1975

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The New York Times Book Review "De Paola's illustrations aptly capture the whimsy of this ancient tale... simple line drawings clearly reveal the agony and ecstasy of pasta power, the muted colors create just the right ambiance for a Medieval village."

About the Author

Tomie dePaola (1934–2020) was the beloved author and/or illustrator of more than 270 books for young readers, including the children’s classic, Strega Nona. He was the recipient of the Newbery Honor, Caldecott Honor, and the 2011 Children’s Literature Legacy Award for “significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature.” A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and spent much of his life in New London, New Hampshire. Visit his work online at Tomie.com.

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  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Reissue edition (1 August 1975)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 32 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 067166283X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0671662837
  • Reading age : 4 - 8 years
  • Item Weight : 431 g
  • Dimensions : 20.32 x 0.76 x 27.94 cm
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