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Everyone who's read about Strega Nona before will know she has a helper named Big Anthony and rememeber the big problems he's caused in the past. But this time, he unwittingly plays a part in proving that the old ways are often the best ways.
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!
In the town of Calabria, Strega Nona is visited by her friend Strega Amelia who, in an act of betrayal, sets up a modern cure shop to compete with Strega Nona's old fashioned cure shop. Reprint.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Emotions + Feelings
Series Title: Paperstar
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Tomie dePaola
Street Date: July 1, 1996
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-7158