The Legend of Old Befana: Italian Christmas Story

Paperback | February 1, 2001

byTomie Depaola

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This is a delightful reading of the favorite Italian Christmas story about an eccentric old woman and her never-ending search for the Baby King.

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Because Befana's household chores kept her from finding the Baby King, she searches to this day, leaving gifts for children on the Feast of the Three Kings

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This is a delightful reading of the favorite Italian Christmas story about an eccentric old woman and her never-ending search for the Baby King.

Tomie dePaola is the author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. He receive a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona and a Newbery Honor for 26 Fairmont Avenue. He is also the recipient of the American Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his substantial and lasting contributions to children's literature. He...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.24 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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ISBN - 10:0152438173

ISBN - 13:9780152438173

Appropriate for ages: 6

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Because Befana's household chores kept her from finding the Baby King, she searches to this day, leaving gifts for children on the Feast of the Three Kings