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The Legend of Old Befana

The Legend of Old Befana

by Tomie dePaola
Befana, who spends all her time sweeping and being cranky, awakens one night, and is surprised by what she sees. Determined to not miss out on meeting a special baby, Befana runs through the night, searching. Find out if Befana is successful!.
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
3.9
Lexile Measure
460L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
Tandem Library
Genre
Fiction

About the Author

Contributor Image Alt Tag 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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