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Strega Nona's Gift by Tomie dePaola

Strega Nona’s Gift

  • Hardcover $17.99

    Oct 18, 2011 | 32 Pages | 4-8 years

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"Fans of Strega Nona and her bumbling helper will delight in this funny tale. . . . Infused with warm Italian flavor and decorated with dePaola’s signature charming illustrations, this is a holiday selection that readers will savor." — School Library Journal

"Glowing watercolors in warm Mediterranean colors. . . . Community, piety, ritual, and food: Strega Nona and Tomie dePaola know exactly what Christmas is all about." — The Horn Book

"A lively story. . . . Kids will enjoy the mischief and the turnarounds, shown with gentle humor in the joyful acrylic-and-watercolor pictures filled with food, singing, and dancing." — Booklist

"DePaola delivers a hearty sampler of Italian holiday traditions and seasonal cuisine." — Publishers Weekly

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