Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs
By Tomie Depaola
(G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780399231087, 32pp.)
Publication Date: December 29, 1997
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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)