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Tomie DePaola

  • 4 stars across 74 books
    Tomie dePaola (www.tomie.com) is the acclaimed author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. His books range from autobiographical stories to retellings of folktales and legends to original tales, such as the Strega Nona books. Tomie has received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona, and a Newbery Honor for his autobiographical chapter book, 26 Fairmount Avenue. The American Library Association said: "His works reflect an innate understanding of childhood, a distinctive visual style, and a remarkable ability to adapt his voice to perfectly suit the story." He was awarded the Smithson Medal, the Regina Medal, was designated a "living treasure" by the state of New Hampshire, and received the 2012 Original Art Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Society of Illustrators. He lives in New London, New Hampshire.
    12th May 2015

    My First Ramadan

    Look! There is the new moon in the sky. It's time for Ramadan to begin. Follow along with one young boy as he abserves ... More

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    3rd August 2004

    Adelita

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    15th January 2017

    Blast Off! Doodle Book

    Doodle Fun That's Out of This World! A variety of doodle-book activities, mazes, puzzles, and centered on images and ob... More

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    15th January 2017

    The Fixit Man

    Discover a treasure trove of beautifully illustrated books with our new series, G+D Vintage! Featuring books from our Wo... More

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    8th January 2016

    Who Was Michael Jackson?

    Born in Gary, Indiana, on August 29, 1958, Michael Jackson was definitely not a regular kid. A superstar with The Jackso... More

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    26th October 2013

    On My Way

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    1st October 2012

    Jack

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    21st April 2008

    The Funny Bunny

    You and your children will fall in love with Flop. Find out what makes Flop so lovable. An inspiring story with colorful... More

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    21st December 2010

    The Animals

    The Animals is the original story as told by 5-year-old Isaiah Palmer in October 2007. Created from his love of various ... More

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    2nd July 2015

    The Baby

    When Olivia opens the bathroom door, the last thing she expects to see is her best friend Nicola giving birth on t... More

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