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The Legend of Old Befana

The Legend of Old Befana

by Tomie dePaola
This is a delightful reading of the favorite Italian Christmas story about an eccentric old woman and her never-ending search for the Baby King.
Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
3.9
Lexile Measure
460L
DRA
30
Guided Reading
N
Publisher
Voyager Books
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Western

About the Author

Tomie dePaola Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut in 1934. At age 4, he knew he wanted to become a writer and an illustrator. His mother was an avid book lover and read to him and his brother often. As a child, dePaola would illustrate the books his mother read to him.

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