Strega Nona's Magic Lessons

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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The popular Big Anthony tries once again to use Strega Nona’s magic with the usual hilarious and disastrous results. “Played for laughs-successfully.”--Booklist

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Review: Strega Nona's Magic Lessons (Strega Nona #3)

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Review: Strega Nona's Magic Lessons (Strega Nona #3)

User Review  - Katherine Moses - Goodreads

This is one of my favorite stories. It is the story of Strega Nona and her helper Big Anthony. Big Anthony wants to learn Strega Nona's magic secrets. Of course Big Anthony gets into all sorts of ... 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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