WorldCat Identities

DePaola, Tomie 1934-

Overview
Works: 1,079 works in 3,894 publications in 16 languages and 288,104 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Folklore  Biography  Stories without words  Christmas stories  High interest-low vocabulary books  Legends  Big books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Other, Editor, Signer
Classifications: PZ8.1.D43, E
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Strega Nona : an old tale by Tomie DePaola( Book )

118 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 6,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tomie de Paola's first story featuring his beloved Strega Nona character, who began life in the 1970s as a doodle, and was the perfect creation for his Italianized retelling of Der süße Brei, Grimm's Fairy Tales, number 103. Der süße Brei, or The sweet porridge, is better known in English as The magic porridge pot
The legend of the Indian paintbrush by Tomie DePaola( Book )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,356 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
The legend of the bluebonnet : an old tale of Texas by Tomie DePaola( Book )

55 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,332 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
Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs by Tomie DePaola( Book )

70 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 4,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four-year-old Tommy enjoys his relationship with both his grandmother and great-grandmother, but eventually learns to face their inevitable death
The legend of the poinsettia by Tomie DePaola( Book )

29 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 3,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the traditional Mexican tale of how the poinsettia became the beautiful plant associated with Christmas--Résumé de l'éditeur
The popcorn book by Tomie DePaola( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a variety of facts about popcorn and includes two recipes
Shh! we're writing the Constitution by Jean Fritz( Book )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 3,018 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
Now one foot, now the other by Tomie DePaola( Book )

61 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,935 WorldCat member 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 2,865 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
"Charlie needs a cloak." by Tomie DePaola( Book )

42 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,862 WorldCat member 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 )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,711 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."--Title page verso
The quilt story by Tony Johnston( Book )

25 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 2,669 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 clown of God : an old story by Tomie DePaola( Book )

57 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 2,483 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
Tomie dePaola's front porch tales & North Country whoppers by Tomie DePaola( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,472 WorldCat member 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 2,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of 204 Mother Goose nursery rhymes, including well-known ones such as "Little Boy Blue" and less familiar ones such as "Charlie Warlie and his cow."
Pancakes for breakfast by Tomie DePaola( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,342 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
Merry Christmas, Strega Nona by Tomie DePaola( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big Anthony plans a surprise Christmas party for Strega Nona
Cookie's week by Cindy Ward( Book )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cookie the cat gets into a different kind of mischief every day of the week
A Visit with Tomie de Paola( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tomie dePaola is an artist who writes and illustrates books for children. In this video, he opens his home and 200-year-old barn/studio for a tour and some conversation about how he creates his books and artwork."
Why? by Tomie DePaola( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littérature de jeunesse en langue anglaise
 
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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

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デ・パオラ, トミー

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トミー・デパオラ

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The legend of the Indian paintbrushThe legend of the bluebonnet : an old tale of TexasNana Upstairs & Nana DownstairsThe legend of the poinsettiaThe popcorn bookShh! we're writing the ConstitutionNow one foot, now the otherJamie O'Rourke and the big potato : an Irish folktale