WorldCat Identities

DePaola, Tomie 1934-

Overview
Works: 1,073 works in 3,894 publications in 16 languages and 287,780 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Folklore  Biography  Autobiographies  Stories without words  Christmas stories  High interest-low vocabulary books  Legends 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Other, Editor, Signer
Classifications: PZ8.1.D43, E
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Strega Nona : an old tale by Tomie DePaola( Book )

119 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 6,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tomie de Paola's first story featuring his beloved Strega Nona character, who began life in the 1970s as a doodle, and was the perfect creation for his Italianized retelling of Der süße Brei, Grimm's Fairy Tales, number 103. Der süße Brei, or The sweet porridge, is better known in English as The magic porridge pot
The legend of the Indian paintbrush by Tomie DePaola( Book )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 the earth
The legend of the bluebonnet : an old tale of Texas by Tomie DePaola( Book )

55 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Comanche Indian legend of how a little girl's sacrifice brought the flower called bluebonnet to Texas
Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs by Tomie DePaola( Book )

71 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 4,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four-year-old Tommy enjoys his relationship with both his grandmother and great-grandmother, but eventually learns to face their inevitable death
The art lesson by Tomie DePaola( Book )

39 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 3,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having learned to be creative in drawing pictures at home, young Tommy is dismayed when he goes to school and finds the art lesson there much more regimented
The legend of the poinsettia by Tomie DePaola( Book )

29 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 3,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lucida is unable to finish her gift for the Baby Jesus in timefor the Christmas procession, a miracle enables her to offer theBeautiful flower we now call the poinsettia
Shh! we're writing the Constitution by Jean Fritz( Book )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 3,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the Constitution came to be written and ratified. Also includes the full text of the document produced by the Constitutional Convention of 1787
Jamie O'Rourke and the big potato : an Irish folktale by Tomie DePaola( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 2,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The laziest man in all of Ireland catches a leprechaun, who offers a potato seed instead of a pot of gold for his freedom
"Charlie needs a cloak." by Tomie DePaola( Book )

42 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shepherd shears his sheep, cards and spins the wool, weaves and dyes the cloth, and sews a beautiful new red cloak
The cloud book by Tomie DePaola( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Introduces the ten most common types of clouds, the myths that have been inspired by their shapes, and what they can tell about coming weather changes."--Title page verso
The quilt story by Tony Johnston( Book )

26 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 2,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two girls, one from pioneer days and one from modern times, share the same quilt
The knight and the dragon by Tomie DePaola( Book )

27 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A knight who has never fought a dragon and an equally inexperienced dragon prepare to meet each other in battle
The clown of God : an old story by Tomie DePaola( Book )

58 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 2,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once-famous Italian juggler, now old and a beggar, gives one final performance before a statue of Our Lady and the Holy Child
Tomie dePaola's front porch tales & North Country whoppers by Tomie DePaola( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folk tales, original stories, and jokes reflecting the regional humor of northern New England
Tomie dePaola's Mother Goose by Tomie DePaola( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 2,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of 204 Mother Goose nursery rhymes, including well-known ones such as "Little Boy Blue" and less familiar ones such as "Charlie Warlie and his cow."
Pancakes for breakfast by Tomie DePaola( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little old lady's attempts to have pancakes for breakfast are hindered by a scarcity of supplies and the participation of her pets
Cookie's week by Cindy Ward( Book )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cookie the cat gets into a different kind of mischief every day of the week
26 Fairmount Avenue by Tomie DePaola( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's author-illustrator Tomie De Paola describes his experiences at home and in school when he was a boy
A Visit with Tomie de Paola( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tomie dePaola is an artist who writes and illustrates books for children. In this video, he opens his home and 200-year-old barn/studio for a tour and some conversation about how he creates his books and artwork."
Why? by Tomie DePaola( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littérature de jeunesse en langue anglaise
 
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Strega Nona : an old tale
Alternative Names
De Paola, Thomas Anthony

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Tomie de Paola

Tomie de Paola en amerikansk barnboksillustratör

Tomie dePaola Amerikaans schrijver

Tomie dePaola amerikkalainen lastenkirjailija ja kuvittaja

Tomie dePaola auteur et illustrateur de livres pour enfants

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파올라, 토미 드 1934-

デ・パオラ, トミー

トミー・デ・パオラ

トミー・デパオラ

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The legend of the Indian paintbrushThe legend of the bluebonnet : an old tale of TexasNana Upstairs & Nana DownstairsThe art lessonThe legend of the poinsettiaShh! we're writing the ConstitutionJamie O'Rourke and the big potato : an Irish folktale"Charlie needs a cloak."