Strega Nona returns with her bumbling assistant, Big Anthony, and Bambolona, the baker’s daughter, in time for the big Christmas Eve feast.
About the Author
Tomie dePaola is the author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. He receive a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona and a Newbery Honor for 26 Fairmont Avenue. He is also the recipient of the American Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his substantial and lasting contributions to children's literature. He lives in New London, New Hampshire. Visit his website at www.tomie.com.
Hometown:Connecticut and New Hampshire
Date of Birth:September 15, 1935
Place of Birth:Meriden, CT
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Big Anthony learns how to make Christmas magic without using magic at all.
but then... we love everything we read from Tomie dePaola. Bravo, signori!
easy to understand, easy to read, children need books like this more often