Strega Nona's Magic Lessons

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1982 - 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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Summary- Bambolona is the daughter of a baker. She works for her family day in a day out, some of the longest hours of anyone in the city. Bambolona does not enjoy her life so she goes to Strega Nona ... Read full review

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Tomie dePaola is the author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. He receive a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona and a Newbery Honor for 26 Fairmont Avenue. He is also the recipient of the American Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his substantial and lasting contributions to children's literature. He lives in New London, New Hampshire. Visit his website at

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