Merry Christmas, Strega Nona

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Voyager Books, Sep 1, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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It's Christmastime in Calabria. There's no time for Strega Nona's usual business of curing headaches, mixing love potions, and getting rid of warts. Instead she must prepare her annual feast for the whole town. Poor Strega Nona. How will she ever have the feast ready by Christmas Eve? Full-color illustrations.

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Review: Merry Christmas, Strega Nona (Strega Nona #4)

User Review  - Stefanie - Goodreads

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Review: Merry Christmas, Strega Nona (Strega Nona #4)

User Review  - Patricia - Goodreads

Big Anthony has messed up, again, and Strega Nona sadly cancels her annual Christmas feast. She goes to mass and realizes, however, that Baby Jesus did not have a feast the day he was born. Strega ... Read full review

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Tomie dePaola is an artist, designer, educator, painter, muralist, author, and illustrator. He was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970. He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums, and his books have been published in more than 15 countries.

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