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DePaola, Tomie 1934-2020

Overview
Works: 1,296 works in 4,774 publications in 17 languages and 283,499 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Folklore  Biographies  Autobiographies  Literature  Legends  Biography  Nursery rhymes 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, zhu, Artist, Editor, Signer, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.D439, E
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The legend of the Indian paintbrush by Tomie DePaola( Book )

46 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,281 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
Strega Nona : an old tale by Tomie DePaola( Book )

38 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 4,238 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
Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs by Tomie DePaola( Book )

62 editions published between 1973 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 3,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small boy enjoys his relationship with his grandmother and his great-grandmother, but he learns to face their inevitable death
The legend of the bluebonnet : an old tale of Texas by Tomie DePaola( Book )

39 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 3,786 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 art lesson by Tomie DePaola( Book )

50 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 3,585 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
The popcorn book by Tomie DePaola( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 3,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a variety of facts about popcorn and includes two recipes
The legend of the poinsettia by Tomie DePaola( Book )

33 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 3,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Mexico, the poinsettia is called flor de la Nochebuenao flower of the Holy Night. At Christmastime, the flower blooms and flourishes, the quite exquisite red stars lighting up the countryside. A Mexican legend tells how the poinsettia came to be, through a little girl's unselfish gift to the Christ Child. Tomie dePaola has embraced the legend using his own special feeling for Christmas. His glorious paintings capture not only the brilliant colors of Mexico and its art, but also the excitement of the children preparing for Christmas and the hope of Lucida, who comes to see what makes a gift truly beautiful
Shh! we're writing the Constitution by Jean Fritz( Book )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 2,896 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
Jamie O'Rourke and the big potato : an Irish folktale by Tomie DePaola( Book )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 2,848 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 cloud book by Tomie DePaola( Book )

28 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,728 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
"Charlie needs a cloak." by Tomie DePaola( Book )

48 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,716 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 knight and the dragon by Tomie DePaola( Book )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A knight who has never fought a dragon and an equally inexperienced dragon prepare to meet each other in battle
The clown of God : an old story by Tomie DePaola( Book )

49 editions published between 1978 and 2019 in 10 languages and held by 2,448 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 2,419 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 )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 2,396 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 )

25 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,395 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
The quilt story by Tony Johnston( Book )

27 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 2,387 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
Merry Christmas, Strega Nona by Tomie DePaola( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 2,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cookie the cat gets into a different kind of mischief every day of the week
Strega Nona's magic lessons by Tomie DePaola( Book )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 2,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big Anthony disguises himself as a girl in order to take magic lessons from Strega Nona
 
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Strega Nona : an old tale
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Strega Nona : an old taleNana Upstairs & Nana DownstairsThe legend of the bluebonnet : an old tale of TexasThe art lessonThe popcorn bookThe legend of the poinsettiaShh! we're writing the ConstitutionJamie O'Rourke and the big potato : an Irish folktale
Alternative Names
De Paola, Thomas Anthony

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Tomie de Paola

Tomie de Paola amerikansk barnboksillustratör

Tomie dePaola Amerikaans schrijver

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Tomie dePaola auteur et illustrateur de livres pour enfants

تومى ديپاولا

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