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More Books by Tomie dePaola

booksStrega Nona
For Ages: 4-8
Big Anthony meets his match in this hilarious adventure. As he watches Strega Nona work her magic on a pasta pot, Big Anthony has his own great idea -- he's going to use the magic pot to feed the whole town! But Big Anthony never did see how Strega Nona got the pot to stop making pasta and soon pasta is everywhere. Strega Nona comes back just in time -- with a fork for big Anthony to eat his way out of trouble!

26 Fairmount Avenue
For Ages: 7-9
Tomie's family starts building their new house at 26 Fairmount Avenue in 1938, just as a hurricane hits town, starting off a busy, crazy year. Tomie has many adventures all his own. He tries to skip kindergarten when he finds out he won't learn to read until first grade. "I'll be back next year," he says. When Tomie goes to see Snow White, he creates another sensation. Tomie dePaola's childhood memories are hilarious, and his charming illustrations are sure to please.

The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush
For Ages: 4-8
Little Gopher follows his destiny, as revealed in a Dream-Vision, of becoming an artist for his people and eventually is able to bring the colors of the sunset down to earth.

Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs
For Ages: 5-8
This heartwarming tale shows the love between a child and grandparent, and pictures the child's adjustment to death.

Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland
For Ages: 5-8
In a fashion just for kids, this story tells young readers about the life of the patron saint of Ireland.

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