WorldCat Identities

DePaola, Tomie 1934-

Overview
Works: 963 works in 3,506 publications in 16 languages and 289,708 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Biography  Stories without words  High interest-low vocabulary books  Legends  Picture books  Interviews  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Narrator, Signer
Classifications: PZ7.D439, E
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Most widely held works about Tomie DePaola
 
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Strega Nona : an old tale by Tomie DePaola( Book )

137 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 10,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandma Concetta heals everyone with her remedies and advice, and when she retires, she leaves Nona her magic pasta pot with its secret ingredient
The legend of the bluebonnet : an old tale of Texas by Tomie DePaola( Book )

51 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,383 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." -- Verso
The legend of the Indian paintbrush by Tomie DePaola( Book )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,251 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
Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs by Tomie DePaola( Book )

51 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 4,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four-year-old Tommy loves visiting his grandmother and great-grandmother, but eventually one of them dies
The art lesson by Tomie DePaola( Book )

39 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 3,707 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 )

28 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 3,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the traditional Mexican tale of how the poinsettia became the beautiful plant associated with Christmas
Shh! we're writing the Constitution by Jean Fritz( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 3,061 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
The popcorn book by Tomie DePaola( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony likes to cook. Tiny likes to read. But both twins like to eat ... POPCORN! So while Tony cooks it, Tiny reads about what popcorn is, how it's stored, how it's cooked, how different Native American people made it, how much popcorn Americans eat, popcorn stories and legends, and popcorn recipes. Tomie de Paola, who eats a lot of popcorn, shares what he knows about it with humor and imagination
Now one foot, now the other by Tomie DePaola( Book )

59 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his grandfather suffers a stroke, Bobby teaches him to walk, just as his grandfather had once taught him
"Charlie needs a cloak." by Tomie DePaola( Book )

50 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching ideas to be used with the reading of the book by Tomie De Paola
Tomie dePaola's Mother Goose by Tomie DePaola( Book )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 2,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of Mother Goose nursery rhymes, including some well-known and some less familiar ones
Jamie O'Rourke and the big potato : an Irish folktale by Tomie DePaola( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 2,868 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
The cloud book : words and pictures by Tomie DePaola( Book )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,749 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
The quilt story by Tony Johnston( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 2,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pioneer mother lovingly stitches a beautiful quilt which warms and comforts her daughter Abigail; many years later another mother mends and patches it for her little girl
The knight and the dragon by Tomie DePaola( Book )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,688 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 )

53 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in 12 languages and held by 2,540 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--Résumé de l'éditeur
Tomie dePaola's front porch tales & North Country whoppers by Tomie DePaola( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of folk tales, original stories, and jokes reflecting the regional humor of northern New England
The parables of Jesus by Tomie DePaola( Book )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the miracles performed by Jesus such as His calming of a storm, walking on water, and raising the dead to life
Pancakes for breakfast by Tomie DePaola( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and held by 2,349 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--Résumé de l'éditeur
Merry Christmas, Strega Nona by Tomie DePaola( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Strega Nona prepares the Christmas feast
 
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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

드 파올라, 토미 1934-

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 bluebonnet : an old tale of TexasThe legend of the Indian paintbrushNana Upstairs & Nana DownstairsThe art lessonThe legend of the poinsettiaShh! we're writing the ConstitutionThe popcorn bookNow one foot, now the other