Strega Nona's Gift (Hardcover)
Nancy Paulsen Books, 9780399256493, 32pp.
Publication Date: October 18, 2011
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Praise For Strega Nona's Gift…
"Fans of Strega Nona and her bumbling helper will delight in this funny tale. . . . Infused with warm Italian flavor and decorated with dePaola's signature charming illustrations, this is a holiday selection that readers will savor."
-School Library Journal
"Glowing watercolors in warm Mediterranean colors. . . . Community, piety, ritual, and food: Strega Nona and Tomie dePaola know exactly what Christmas is all about."
-The Horn Book
"A lively story. . . . Kids will enjoy the mischief and the turnarounds, shown with gentle humor in the joyful acrylic-and-watercolor pictures filled with food, singing, and dancing."
"DePaola delivers a hearty sampler of Italian holiday traditions and seasonal cuisine."