WorldCat Identities

DePaola, Tomie 1934-

Overview
Works: 1,100 works in 3,228 publications in 5 languages and 288,687 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Folklore  Stories without words  High interest-low vocabulary books  Legends  Picture books  Christmas stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Author of introduction, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Signer
Classifications: PZ7.D439, E
Publication Timeline
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Strega Nona : an old tale by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
71 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 6,021 WorldCat member 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 bluebonnet : an old tale of Texas by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
49 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,258 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
The legend of the Indian paintbrush by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
27 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 4,180 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
Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
26 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,987 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 art lesson by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 3,716 WorldCat member 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
Bill and Pete to the rescue by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
19 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 3,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When William Everett Crocodile is chosen to be a suitcase, his talking toothbrush becomes his salvation
The popcorn book by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 3,115 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 )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 3,092 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
The legend of the poinsettia by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
24 editions published between 1943 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 3,011 WorldCat member 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
"Charlie needs a cloak." by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
32 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,918 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
Jamie O'Rourke and the big potato : an Irish folktale by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 2,806 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
The quilt story by Tony Johnston ( Book )
23 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 2,750 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 knight and the dragon by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 2,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A knight who has never fought a dragon and an equally inexperienced dragon prepare to meet each other in battle
Now one foot, now the other by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
25 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 2,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his grandfather suffers a stroke, Bobby teaches him to walk, just as his grandfather had once taught him
The clown of God : an old story by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
23 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in English and German and held by 2,489 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 Mother Goose by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 2,478 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."
The cloud book : words and pictures by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
16 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,467 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
Tomie dePaola's front porch tales & North Country whoppers by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of folk tales, original stories, and jokes reflecting the regional humor of northern New England--Résumé de l'éditeur
Pancakes for breakfast by Tomie DePaola ( Book )
8 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and held by 2,318 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 )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 2,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Big Anthony plans a surprise Christmas party for Strega Nona
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.06 (from 0.01 for Nana Upsta ... to 0.47 for On the win ...)
Alternative Names
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Languages
English (498)
Spanish (39)
Chinese (8)
German (3)
Afrikaans (3)
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