Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Strega Nona : An Original Tale (Hardcover) (Tomie dePaola)

Strega Nona : An Original Tale (Hardcover) (Tomie dePaola) - image 1 of 1

About this item

Strega Nona -- "Grandma Witch" -- is the source for potions, cures, magic, and comfort in her Calabrian town. Her magical everfull pasta pot is especially intriguing to hungry Big Anthony. He is supposed to look after her house and tend her garden but one day, when she goes over the mountain to visit Strega Amelia, Big Anthony recites the magic verse over the pasta pot, with disastrous results.

In this retelling of an old tale, author-illustrator Tomie dePaola (whose middle names is Anthony) combines humor in the writing and warmth in the paintings as he builds the story to its hilarious climax.

When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Humorous Stories, Cooking + Food
Series Title: Classic Board Books
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Merch & Paper
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Tomie dePaola
Language: English
Street Date: October 1, 1997
TCIN: 11983793
UPC: 9780689817649
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-2488
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.