Brava, Strega Nona!

A Heartwarming Pop-Up Book

By Tomie DePaola; Tomie DePaola (Illustrator); Robert Sabuda (Illustrator)
(Putnam Publishing Group, Hardcover, 9780399244537, 12pp.)

Publication Date: October 30, 2008

List Price: $29.99*
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Description
Tomie dePaola's Strega Nona has been loved by generations of children's book readers, but they've never seen her like this

In six spreads of pop-up magnificence, paper engineered by the renowned #1 "New York Times" bestselling team of Sabuda and Reinhart, Strega Nona shares her words of wisdom for leading a magical life, all rendered in Tomie dePaola's classic style.

With doors to open, tabs to pull, and a host of other interactive features, readers will be drawn into Strega Nona's world in a way they've never been before. "Brava, Strega Nona " is a glorious celebration of important values that will introduce a whole new generation of readers to this lovable character.




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.

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.

ROBERT SABUDA is the co-creator of the first book in this series, ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS. He is the force behind many stunning best-selling pop-up books, including AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, and THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ.
MATTHEW REINHART is the co-creator of ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS, the first title in this series. He has also created many other award-winning pop-up books, including the YOUNG NATURALIST series, THE POP-UP BOOK OF PHOBIAS, and ANIMAL POPPOSITES.
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