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Strega Nona Meets Her Match – by Description:



Strega Nona Meets Tomie dePaola (www.tomie.com) is the acclaimed author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. His books range from autobiographical stories to retellings of folktales and legends to original tales such as the Strega Nona books. Tomie has received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona and a Newbery Honor for his autobiographical chapter book 26 Fairmount Avenue.The American Library Association said: His works reflect an innate understanding of childhood a distinctive visual style and a remarkable ability to adapt his voice to perfectly suit the story. He was awarded the Smithson Medal the Regina Medal was designated a living treasure by the state of New Hampshire and received the 2012 Original Art Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Society of Illustrators. He lives in New London New Hampshire. Strega Nona Meets Her Match – by