Experience the treasured children’s classic and Caldecott Honor–winning Strega Nona in a hands-on way with this fantastic play set complete with scripts, backdrops, and stand up characters so readers can act out the beloved story!
Strega Nona is ready to storm the stage just in time for her fortieth anniversary! This play set is perfect for fans who want to act out Tomie dePaola’s timeless tale. This exciting play set includes three backdrops for settings, three script books, eight stand-up 3D play pieces with different characters, and a reusable box for storage.
Now…dim the lights…take a seat…and get ready for a Strega Nona play!
About the Author
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.
Hometown:Connecticut and New Hampshire
Date of Birth:September 15, 1935
Place of Birth:Meriden, CT