Strega Nona Takes A Vacation

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101653191
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Strega Nona Takes A Vacation from the Author: Tomie dePaola. It has been a long time since Strega Nona had a vacation. At night she dreams she's at her Grandma Concetta's little house by the seashore. During the day she hears Grandma Concetta's voice saying, "Vieni, Nonalina, come." Soon even Big Anthony notices that Strega Nona is distracted--she gives the Mayor the wrong remedy for his headache! Everybody says, "Strega Nona needs a vacation!" But when she sends bubble bath to Bambolona and candy to Big Anthony, greedy Bambolona takes the candy for herself, leaving Big Anthony--and the town--in a sea of bubbles! Only Big Anthony, famous for his problem with pasta, could have trouble like this with soap! Award-winning artist/author Tomie dePaola brings us a warm and very funny addition to the stories of his most beloved character, Strega Nona.

Strega Nona

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442449446
Size: 72.66 MB
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Strega Nona from the Author: Tomie dePaola. In this e-book edition, Tomie dePaola retells his classic story against a charming musical score. Strega Nona—"Grandma Witch"—is the source for potions, cures, magic, and comfort in her Calabrian town. Her magical ever-full pasta pot is especially intriguing to hungry Big Anthony. Big Anthony is supposed to look after her house and tend her garden, but one day, when she goes over the mountain to visit Strega Amelia, he recites the magic verse over the pasta pot, with disastrous results.

Strega Nona Her Story

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101651970
Size: 64.86 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.

Merry Christmas Strega Nona

Author: Tomie DePaola
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781435294905
Size: 31.66 MB
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Merry Christmas Strega Nona from the Author: Tomie DePaola. As the Christmas holidays approach in Calabria, Stega Nona abandons her usual pursuits to prepare her annual feast for the entire town.

Strega Nona Meets Her Match

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101653817
Size: 79.41 MB
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Strega Nona Meets Her Match from the Author: Tomie dePaola. Tomie dePaola’s beloved and bestselling Strega Nona gets in some friendly competition in this beloved addition to the series! Strega Nona (Grandma Witch) has cures for warts and headaches, even lovesickness. She uses old-fashioned potions and magic and the villagers in Calabria flock to her door. But when her friend Strega Amelia comes over the mountain for a visit, she brings more than just gossip. Soon she's set up her own shop, using the latest modern gadgets, offering sweets and cappuccino--to all of Strega Nona's regulars! Looks like Strega Nona's met her match, Unless she's got her own cure. For Strega Amelia! "A pleasure to read aloud, this features the broad humor that young children relish."—Booklist From the Trade Paperback edition.

Strega Nona And The Twins

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481481398
Size: 76.34 MB
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Strega Nona And The Twins from the Author: Tomie dePaola. In this brand-new story from acclaimed author and illustrator Tomie dePaola, Strega Nona babysits twins in a Level 1 Ready-to-Read book that’s perfect for beginning readers! Strega Nona is babysitting twins for the day. Bambolona and Big Anthony help too. The twins, on the other hand, do not help with anything! They get into trouble everywhere they go! Luckily, Strega Nona knows what to do.

Strega Nona Does It Again

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698135121
Size: 76.89 MB
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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.

Big Anthony And The Magic Ring

Author: Tomie DePaola
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780590739870
Size: 16.73 MB
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Big Anthony And The Magic Ring from the Author: Tomie DePaola. When Big Anthony borrows Strega Nona's magic ring to turn himself into a handsome man, he gets more trouble than fun.

Strega Nona S Harvest

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101648791
Size: 24.56 MB
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Strega Nona S Harvest from the Author: Tomie dePaola. A charming celebration of autumn's bounty by perennial favorite Tomie dePaola Tomie dePaola's beloved Strega Nona is back in a colorful picture book, perfect for fall and the changing seasons. With beautiful illustrations reminiscent of the artwork that won Tomie dePaola the Caldecott Honor for the original Strega Nona, this celebration of harvest and gardening will make the perfect addition to any Strega Nona collection.

Big Anthony

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 9781442044852
Size: 46.11 MB
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Big Anthony from the Author: Tomie dePaola. From the day he is born on a farm in northern Italy, Big Anthony gets into trouble because he does not pay attention, and now that he is a teenager causing disasters, his father sends him south, passing through Calabria, Pisa, Roma, Napoli, and other cities. Reprint.