Strega Nona's Harvest
Publication Date: September 8, 2009
List Price: $16.99*
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Tomie dePaola's beloved character Strega Nona is back in a colorful picture book, perfect for fall and the changing seasons.
In this humorous tale, Strega Nona attempts to teach Big Anthony about gardening and the importance of order. But when Big Anthony does not follow her directions and tries to use her growing spell, his small vegetable patch turns into an unruly jungle What will they do with all the extra vegetables?
With beautiful illustrations reminiscent of the artwork that won Tomie dePaola the Caldecott Honor for the original "Strega Nona," this celebration of harvest and gardening will make the perfect addition to any Strega Nona collection.
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.