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DePaola, Tomie 1934-

Overview
Works: 1,156 works in 4,367 publications in 16 languages and 286,648 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Folklore  Biography  Autobiographies  Nursery rhymes  Poetry  Stories without words  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Other, Editor, Signer
Classifications: PZ7.D439, E
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Strega Nona : an old tale by Tomie DePaola( Book )
120 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 6,243 libraries worldwide
When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works
The legend of the Indian paintbrush by Tomie DePaola( Book )
44 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,341 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 )
51 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,221 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 5 languages and held by 4,096 libraries worldwide
A small boy enjoys his relationship with his grandmother and his great-grandmother, but he learns to face their inevitable death
The art lesson by Tomie DePaola( Book )
51 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 3,662 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 )
31 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 3,143 libraries worldwide
When Lucida is unable to finish her gift for the Baby Jesus in time for the Christmas procession, a miracle enables her to offer the beautiful flower we now call the poinsettia
The popcorn book by Tomie DePaola( Book )
19 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,014 libraries worldwide
Presents a variety of facts about popcorn and includes two recipes
Shh! we're writing the Constitution by Jean Fritz( Book )
22 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 2,972 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
Now one foot, now the other by Tomie DePaola( Book )
58 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,877 libraries worldwide
When his grandfather suffers a stroke, Bobby teaches him to walk, just as his grandfather had once taught him
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 2,873 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 )
44 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,827 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 )
26 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,789 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 knight and the dragon by Tomie DePaola( Book )
30 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,691 libraries worldwide
A knight who has never fought a dragon and an equally inexperienced dragon prepare to meet each other in battle
The quilt story by Tony Johnston( Book )
27 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 2,489 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 clown of God : an old story by Tomie DePaola( Book )
46 editions published between 1978 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 2,488 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 2,470 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 2,402 libraries worldwide
"Since its original publication in 1985, Tomie dePaola's Mother Goose has become a staple on children's bookshelves everywhere, and features over two hundred Mother Goose rhymes charmingly illustrated by one of today's most beloved artists. This special anniversary edition includes a framable print with brand-new art and an author's note from Tomie, and is sure to continue as a family favorite for generations to come."--Publisher description
Pancakes for breakfast by Tomie DePaola( Book )
18 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and held by 2,348 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
Merry Christmas, Strega Nona by Tomie DePaola( Book )
25 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,271 libraries worldwide
Big Anthony plans a surprise Christmas party for Strega Nona
Cookie's week by Cindy Ward( Book )
32 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,260 libraries worldwide
Cookie the cat gets into a different kind of mischief every day of the week
 
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Tomie dePaola auteur et illustrateur de livres pour enfants
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