Tomie dePaola





Tomie dePaola


Born
in Meriden, Connecticut, The United States
September 15, 1934

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Tomie dePaola (pronounced Tommy da-POW-la) is best known for his books for children.
He's been published for 40 years and has written and/or illustrated over 200 books, including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers.
Tomie dePaola and his work have been recognized with the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure.
He lives in New London, New Hampshire with his new Airedale dog, Brontë.

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Average rating: 4.13 · 114,777 ratings · 5,849 reviews · 320 distinct works · Similar authors
Strega Nona

4.22 avg rating — 61,677 ratings — published 1975 — 33 editions
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The Legend of the Bluebonnet

4.18 avg rating — 4,242 ratings — published 1983 — 18 editions
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The Legend of the Indian Pa...

4.15 avg rating — 3,563 ratings — published 1988 — 17 editions
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The Art Lesson

4.21 avg rating — 3,067 ratings — published 1989 — 15 editions
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Nana Upstairs and Nana Down...

4.30 avg rating — 2,277 ratings — published 1973 — 15 editions
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The Clown of God

4.21 avg rating — 2,266 ratings — published 1978 — 10 editions
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26 Fairmount Avenue (26 Fai...

3.85 avg rating — 2,173 ratings — published 1999 — 18 editions
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The Legend of the Poinsettia

4.17 avg rating — 1,778 ratings — published 1993 — 13 editions
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Pancakes for Breakfast

4.03 avg rating — 1,396 ratings — published 1978 — 10 editions
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The Knight and the Dragon

4.14 avg rating — 1,172 ratings — published 1980 — 9 editions
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“Reading is important, because if you can read, you can learn anything about everything and everything about anything.”
Tomie dePaola

“In a town in Calabria, a long time ago, there lived an old lady everyone called Strega Nona, which meant "Grandma Witch".”
Tomie dePaola, Strega Nona

“I'am looking for the book "Pancakes for Breakfast" by Tomie dePaola to read online. Can you help me with this?”
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