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Tomie DePaola

  • 5 stars across 38 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.
    29th June 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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    1st October 2012

    Jack

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    10th February 2018

    My First Christmas

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    4th April 2017

    Strega Nona Does It Again

    Angelina is so beautiful that all the young men in the village are chasing her, but the one she has eyes for doesn't kno... More

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    1st March 2018

    Let the Whole Earth Sing Praise

    This joyous book sings thanks and praise for everything in land, sea, and sky - from the sun and moon to plants and anim... More

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    11th February 2020

    God Is Great, God Is Good

    A timeless story inspired by the Book of Job and illustrated by the legendary Tomie dePaola-now reissued as a board book... More

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    17th October 2013

    Joy to the World

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