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Strega Nona

Strega Nona

by Tomie dePaola Illustrated by Tomie dePaola

Strega Nona's meddling assistant Big Anthony is determined to prove to the townspeople his knowledge of the magic secrets contained in the pasta pot of Strega Nona. In so doing, he unleashes a torrent of pasta which threatens to engulf their little Italian town.

Ages
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Lexile Measure
AD800L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
Aladdin Paperbacks
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Classics, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables

About the Author and Illustrator

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.
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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