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Strega Nona

Strega Nona

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442449446
Pages: 32
Year: 2011-10-04
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

Strega Nona

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442433558
Pages: 40
Year: 2011-10-04
A book and CD edition of Tomie dePaola's classic bestseller, Strega Nona. Strega Nona -- "Grandma Witch" -- is the source for potions, cures, magic, and comfort in her Calabrian town. Her magical everfull pasta pot is especially intriguing to hungry Big Anthony. He is supposed to look after her house and tend her garden but one day, when she goes over the mountain to visit Strega Amelia, Big Anthony recites the magic verse over the pasta pot, with disastrous results. This package includes a paperback book and a CD of Tomie dePaola retelling his classic story against a charming musical score.
Strega Nona

Strega Nona

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671666061
Pages: 32
Year: 1988
When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works in this classic Caldecott Honor book from Tomie dePaola. Strega Nona—"Grandma Witch"—is the source for potions, cures, magic, and comfort in her Calabrian town. Her magical everfull pasta pot is especially intriguing to hungry Big Anthony. He is supposed to look after her house and tend her garden but one day, when she goes over the mountain to visit Strega Amelia, Big Anthony recites the magic verse over the pasta pot, with disastrous results. In this retelling of an old tale, author-illustrator Tomie dePaola combines humor in the writing and warmth in the paintings as he builds the story to its hilarious climax.
Strega Nona Meets Her Match

Strega Nona Meets Her Match

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101653817
Pages: 32
Year: 1996-07-16
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.
The Magical World of Strega Nona

The Magical World of Strega Nona

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399173455
Pages: 224
Year: 2015
"A treasury of six previously published stories about Strega Nona, the 'grandmother witch,' and her sidekick, the bumbling Big Anthony, plus new material including introductions, a map, recipes, and an original lullaby (with sheet music and a CD)"
Strega Nona Does It Again

Strega Nona Does It Again

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0425288439
Pages: 40
Year: 2017-04
Tomie dePaola's beloved and bestselling 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.
Strega Nona

Strega Nona

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481487248
Pages: 36
Year: 2017-01-17
When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.
Merry Christmas, Strega Nona

Merry Christmas, Strega Nona

Author: Tomie DePaola
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 015253184X
Pages: 32
Year: 1991-09-01
As the Christmas holidays approach in Calabria, Stega Nona abandons her usual pursuits to prepare her annual feast for the entire town.
Strega Nona's Gift

Strega Nona's Gift

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101653159
Pages: 32
Year: 2011-10-18
In Strega Nona's village, the holiday season is a time of celebrations - and nothing says celebration like a feast! All the kitchens are bustling from the Feast of San Nicola, when the children choose the food, to the Feast of Epiphany, when someone gets to be king or queen for the day. Even the animals share in the holiday spirit, and when Big Anthony smells the delicious treats Strega Nona is cooking for them, he decides that just a taste couldn't hurt, right? Wrong! Big Anthony gets his just desserts, while Strega Nona surprises everyone with a special gift. Starring two of Tomie dePaola's best-loved characters, this funny story features beautiful art, introduces young readers to Italian holiday traditions, and lands Big Anthony in yet another silly predicament that will delight fans young and old.
Strega Nona, Her Story

Strega Nona, Her Story

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101651970
Pages: 32
Year: 2000-09-11
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.
Strega Nona's Harvest

Strega Nona's Harvest

Author: Tomie DePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399252916
Pages: 32
Year: 2009
After helping Strega Nona plant her vegetable garden just so, Big Anthony takes some extra seeds and sows another garden willy nilly, then must find a way to deal with the consequences.
Big Anthony

Big Anthony

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 1442044853
Pages:
Year: 2009-07-10
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.
Big Anthony and the Magic Ring

Big Anthony and the Magic Ring

Author: Tomie DePaola
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0152071245
Pages: 32
Year: 1979
When Big Anthony borrows Strega Nona's magic ring to turn himself into a handsome man, he gets more trouble than fun.
Strega Nona Takes a Vacation

Strega Nona Takes a Vacation

Author: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101653191
Pages: 32
Year: 2000-09-11
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.
My First Legends

My First Legends

Author: Tomie DePaola
Publisher:
ISBN: 0448455323
Pages: 12
Year: 2011
Tells the story of a courageous little Comanche girl whose generous sacrifice ended a drought and saved her tribe and brought the flower called bluebonnet to Texas. On board pages.