The worlds of Tomie dePaola : the art and stories of the legendary artist and author / by Barbara Elleman
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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers hardcover edition.
202 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
"Previously published in 1999 as Tomie dePaola: his art and his stories."--Title page verso.
Updated to incorporate the final decades of dePaola's career, an anecdotal portrait explores the biographical elements in the Hans Christian Andersen Award-winning artist's folktale and nursery-rhyme interpretations as well as the inventive world of his famed character, Strega Nona.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-191) and index.
Introduction -- A tribute to Tomie by Trina Schart Hyman -- A life -- Autobiographical tales -- Strega Nona -- Folktales -- Religious and spiritual themes -- Christmas stories ; Writing is like cooking -- Mother Goose and other collections -- Informational books -- Story making: patterns, visual themes, and motifs ; "Tomie, where do you get your ideas?" -- Publishing history -- Creating the book -- DePaola's non-book art ; A visit from an old professor.
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Online version: Elleman, Barbara. Worlds of Tomie dePaola New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021 9781534412279 (DLC) 2018000166
9781534412262 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1534412263 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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