Strega Nona Takes A Vacation by Tomie DepaolaStrega Nona Takes A Vacation by Tomie Depaola

Strega Nona Takes A Vacation

byTomie DepaolaIllustratorTomie Depaola

Paperback | May 12, 2003

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Lately Strega Nona has been distracted-she even gave Signore Mayor the wrong remedy for his headache. One night Nona has a dream about her Grandma Concetta, who has been in heaven for many years, and her little house at the seashore. Nona decides that she will take a vacation there. While Strega Nona is away, Bambolona will do the daily remedies and Big Anthony will do the chores. With these two left in charge, what could possibly go wrong?

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut, in 1934, to a family of Irish and Italian background. His determination to create books for children led to a BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and an MFA from the California College of Arts & Crafts in Oakland, California.  His particular way with color, line, detail, and d...
Title:Strega Nona Takes A VacationFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 12, 2003Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142500763

ISBN - 13:9780142500767

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


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