Tomie DePaola

Tomie DePaola

  • 4 stars across 75 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 ... MoreMy First Ramadan

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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... MoreBlast Off! Doodle Book

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26th October 2013

On My Way

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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... MoreThe Fixit Man

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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... MoreWho Was Michael Jackson?

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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... MoreThe Funny Bunny

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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 ... MoreThe Animals

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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... MoreThe Baby

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15th January 2017

Welcome, Bao Bao

There's Something New at the National Zoo Is there anything cuter than a baby panda? Bao Bao, the National Zoo's n... MoreWelcome, Bao Bao

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