Strega Nona Does It Again

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698135121
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Strega Nona Does It Again from the Author: Tomie dePaola. Following the New York Times bestsellers Strega Nona's Gift, Strega Nona's Harvest and Brava, Strega Nona, Tomie dePaola’s beloved Strega Nona is back, with the perfect remedy for a houseguest who overstays her welcome. Angelina is so beautiful that all the young men in the village are chasing her, but the one she has eyes for doesn’t know she exists. At his wits’ end, her father sends her to his dear cousin—Strega Nona. Strega Nona, Big Anthony and Bambolona are excited to have a houseguest, but they’re in for a surprise. Angelina is a spoiled young lady used to being boss, and before they know it, Big Anthony is her new footman and Bambolona is her maid. Her nonstop demands have the whole household in a tizzy! It’s up to Strega Nona to devise a plan that will make everyone happy—including two comically vain young lovers. Once again the amazing Tomie dePaola brings Strega Nona and her energetic household to fabulous life. With hilarious illustrations packed with details of Angelina’s over-the-top antics, Strega Nona’s latest outing begs to be read over and over again.

Strega Nona Her Story

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101651970
Size: 54.95 MB
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Strega Nona Her Story from the Author: Tomie dePaola. This is the beloved Strega Nona's own story, every detail just as she remembers it, from her childhood with Grandma Concetta, who trained young Nona and her best friend Amelia, to her early days in the little house on the hill and the happy moments when she met Big Anthony and Bambolona. It is the story of a most fascinating life that has influenced and delighted countless children and adults all over the world, and it all starts with the night Strega Nona was born, when the wind was blowing dark storm clouds across the hills . . . It's no surprise that award-winning author and artist Tomie dePaola was Strega Nona's choice as her biographer and portraitist, for he has put into books many stories that she has shared with him over the years, including Strega Nona (a Caldecott Honor Book), Strega Nona Meets Her Match, Strega Nona Takes a Vacation, Strega Nona's Harvest, Strega Nona's Gift, and Strega Nona Does It Again. Strega Nona's reaction when shown this book was, "Bravissimo, mio caro Tomie!" From the Hardcover edition.

Patrick Patron Saint Of Ireland

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480411329
Size: 67.55 MB
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Patrick Patron Saint Of Ireland from the Author: Tomie dePaola. This beautifully illustrated book from the award-winning author of Strega Nona tells the story behind St. Patrick’s Day. The story of Patrick’s life, from his noble birth in Britain, to his being captured and taken to Ireland by a group of bandits, to the “dreams” that led him to convert the Irish people to the Christian faith. DePaola also retells several well-known legends, including the story of how Patrick got rid of all the snakes in Ireland. Full color. This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration by the author.

Mary The Mother Of Jesus

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480411388
Size: 13.26 MB
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Mary The Mother Of Jesus from the Author: Tomie dePaola. A beautifully illustrated picture book portrayal of the life of Mary, mother of Jesus Mary has captured the hearts of people throughout the centuries. Great cathedrals have been built in her honor. Many Christians venerate her image. Nearly 80,000 visions of Mary have been claimed since the third century AD. Drawing on scripture, legend, and tradition, Tomie dePaola re-tells the story of Mary’s life in fifteen beautifully illustrated, child-friendly segments. This is a fixed-format ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book.

Strega Nona S Magic Lessons

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Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481477595
Size: 45.82 MB
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Strega Nona S Magic Lessons from the Author: . Big Anthony disguises himself as a girl in order to take magic lessons from Strega Nona.

Jack

Author: Tomie DePaola
Publisher: Nancy Paulsen Books
ISBN: 9780399161544
Size: 65.69 MB
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Jack from the Author: Tomie DePaola. "Young Jack meets a host of animals on his way to ask the king for a house"--

An Early American Christmas

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480411426
Size: 58.82 MB
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An Early American Christmas from the Author: Tomie dePaola. A new family shows the neighborhood what Christmas is all about In this small New England village, no one makes much of a fuss about Christmas—until a new family moves in, that is. The family works tirelessly to prepare for the holiday: decorating the house, hand-dipping candles, baking mounds of delicious cookies, and carving nativity pieces. In the end, these new neighbors show their small village how to celebrate the holiday in a very special way. This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration.

The Kids Cat Book

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480411361
Size: 29.28 MB
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The Kids Cat Book from the Author: Tomie dePaola. This warmly illustrated picture book is full cats—and lots of cat facts! Did you know that: - Some cats do not have tails?- The ancient Egyptians worshiped cats as gods?- Some cats have curly hair, like poodles? Even their whiskers are curly! Granny Twinkle knows everything there is to know about cats. When Patrick visits to pick out a free kitten, he ends up knowing everything, too. After you read this picture book by Tomie dePaola, you’ll know a lot about cats! This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration by the author.

When Everyone Was Fast Asleep

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480411418
Size: 13.44 MB
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When Everyone Was Fast Asleep from the Author: Tomie dePaola. In this magically illustrated picture book by Tomie dePaola, the Fog Maiden enchants the night for two small children In this poetic fantasy, two small children are awakened by Token, the Fog Maiden’s mysterious cat, and sent into the enchanted night. In the course of their adventure, they meet an elf horse, share warm milk and honey with trolls, and attend an extravagant ball at the palace, where they watch a play with the king and queen. As night draws to a close, the Fog Maiden floats them back to their beds and kisses them asleep. The Fog Maiden’s dream world is enhanced by exquisite full-color illustrations that will stir young imaginations. This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration by the author.

Christopher The Holy Giant

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480411337
Size: 37.14 MB
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Christopher The Holy Giant from the Author: Tomie dePaola. A stunning picture-book interpretation of the legend of St. Christopher Because of his stature, Reprobus the giant sets off to serve the most powerful ruler in the world. At one point during his travels, the giant uses his impressive strength to carry travelers across a fast-flowing river. One stormy night, he risks his life to help a small child across. With each step, the river rises higher, the wind blows harder, and his passenger grows heavier. Finally safe on the other side, the child reveals that he is Jesus, and renames Reprobus “Christopher,” or “Bearer-of-Christ.” Stunning illustrations accompany the dramatic text in this picture book portrayal of the legend of Christopher. This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration by the author.