Cover image for Strega Nona and her tomatoes
Title:
Strega Nona and her tomatoes
Author:
DePaola, Tomie, 1934- , author, illustrator.
Publication Information:
New York : Little Simon, 2017.
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Strega Nona fills her basket with two dozen tomatoes from her garden that she intends to donate to the convent, but her effort is challenged by her mischievous goat and her haphazard assistant, Big Anthony.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781481481359

9781481481342
Format :
Book

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Discover brand-new stories about Strega Nona, by acclaimed author and illustrator Tomie dePaola, in this Level 1 Ready-to-Read series that's perfect for beginning readers!

Strega Nona is excited! The tomatoes in her garden are ripe, and she picks enough to fill a basket. She wants to give twenty-four tomatoes to the convent, and counts them out on the kitchen table. She is in the middle of counting when Signora Goat starts to eat the laundry. While Strega Nona is outside, Big Anthony sees the tomatoes and wants to help. Poor Big Anthony. He puts the tomatoes back in the basket!


Author Notes

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970.

He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums.

(Bowker Author Biography)