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Strega Nona Meets Her Match - by Tomie dePaola (Paperback)

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new in paperback! When Strega Nona's friend Strega Amelia comes over the mountain to pay a visit, she's amazed that the people of Calabria still come for Strega Nona's old-fashioned cures. She soon sets up her own shop with all the latest gadgets. Even Big Anthony goes to work for the new Strega--has Strega Nona met her match? Full color.



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Tomie dePaola's beloved and bestselling Strega Nona gets in some friendly competition in this beloved addition to the series!

Strega Nona (Grandma Witch) has cures for warts and headaches, even lovesickness. She uses old-fashioned potions and magic and the villagers in Calabria flock to her door. But when her friend Strega Amelia comes over the mountain for a visit, she brings more than just gossip. Soon she's set up her own shop, using the latest modern gadgets, offering sweets and cappuccino--to all of Strega Nona's regulars! Looks like Strega Nona's met her match, Unless she's got her own cure. For Strega Amelia!


"A pleasure to read aloud, this features the broad humor that young children relish."--Booklist



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Praise for Strega Nona Meets Her Match

"A pleasure to read aloud, this features the broad humor that young children relish."--Booklist

''Everyone's favorife Calabrian witch is back." --The New York Times Book Review

"As always, young readers will enjoy the humorous drawings, quaint costumes, and bumbling mistakes of Big Anthony as well as the ever-calm and wise Strega Nona." --Horn Book



About the Author



Tomie dePaola (www.tomie.com) is the acclaimed author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. His books range from autobiographical stories to retellings of folktales and legends to original tales, such as the Strega Nona books. Tomie has received the Children's Literature Legacy Award, a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona, and a Newbery Honor for his autobiographical chapter book, 26 Fairmount Avenue. The American Library Association said: "His works reflect an innate understanding of childhood, a distinctive visual style, and a remarkable ability to adapt his voice to perfectly suit the story." He was awarded the Smithson Medal, the Regina Medal, was designated a "living treasure" by the state of New Hampshire, and received the 2012 Original Art Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Society of Illustrators. He lives in New London, New Hampshire.
Dimensions (Overall): 10.69 Inches (H) x 7.46 Inches (W) x .1 Inches (D)
Weight: .27 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Humorous Stories
Publisher: Puffin Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Tomie dePaola
Language: English
Street Date: July 16, 1996
TCIN: 11989058
UPC: 9780698114111
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-7158
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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