So is Big Anthony, Strega Nona's bumbling assistant, and Bambolona, the overworked baker's daughter who learned to make magic from Strega Nona.Christmas has a magic of its own, and no one knows more about magic than Strega Nona. Certainly not Big Anthony. But poor Strega Nona: How will she ever have her feast ready by Christmas Eve-with untrustworthy Big Anthony as her only helper?
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Edition description:||1st ed|
|Product dimensions:||8.78(w) x 11.26(h) x 0.45(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
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
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