Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs

Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs

By Tomie DePaola

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780399231087, 32pp.

Publication Date: December 1997

his wonderful generational story, a classic in its own right, celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary in a new, full-color edition, joining the other appealing picture books in which Tomie draws upon his childhood memories. In re-creating the art, Tomie says, ?Creating this art was as emotional an experience for me now as it was then. In a quietly touching story the author-illustrator depicts loving family relationships so that even the very young reader can understand the concept. - "Publishers Weekly"?Children will want to hear this again and again...? -- "School Library Journal" (starred review)

About the Author
Tomie dePaola is one of the most popular children's book authors and illustrators of our time. His humor, insight, and gentle art delight all readers. A Newbery Honoree, he has written and illustrated a number of books for Simon & Schuster, including Caldecott Honor Book "Strega Nona" as well as "Andy, That's My Name";" Watch Out for the Chicken Feet in Your Soup"; and "Charlie Needs a Cloak". A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and lives in New London, New Hampshire.