School library journal, starred review"A quietly touching story Athat? depicts loving family relationships. Publishers Weekly. Tommy is four years old, nana downstairs, and his great-grandmother, and he loves visiting the home of his grandmother, Nana Upstairs.
Now One Foot, Now the OtherPuffin Books #ad - Now, for the first time, it is available in a larger format, full-color edition—perfect for family sharing. This touching story about a young boy coping with his grandfather's disability has long been one of Tomie dePaola's most popular picture books. Puffin. Readers of all ages will love to watch Grandpa Bob teach Bobby to walk, and how Bobby returns the favor when Bob has a stroke, all in beautifully rich full color.
The Art Lesson Paperstar BookPuffin Books #ad - This bright picture book is as covered with drawings as the walls of Tommy's parents' and grandparents' houses, and sends an inspirational message to budding artists and individualists. Break out the crayons! Puffin. How the wise art teacher finds a way to give Tommy the freedom to create and stay within the "rules" makes a wonderfully perceptive picture book about growing up and keeping one's individuality.
Tomie depaola is the author and illustrator of many beloved books for children, including the Caldecott Honor Book Strega Nona. When tommy gets to school and finds out that the art lessons are full of "rules", he is surprised and dismayed. Puffin. Tommy knows he wants to be an artist when he grows up. He can't wait to get to school and have real art lessons.
The Art Lesson Paperstar Book #ad - Fans of all ages will be pleased to hear that The Art Lesson is, based on the artist's own experiences growing up, in fact, and offers a welcome glimpse into his past.
TomPuffin Books #ad - Puffin. Youngsters will bask in the delicious conspiracy between grandfather and grandson. This book is a treasure. Booklist “with gentle humor and his usual master of line and composition, dePaola conveys the strong bond of affection between Tom and little Tommy, from the photo-album snapshot of the proud grandfather holding a baby on the title page to the big hug of the mischief-makers that ends the book.
Tom #ad - Horn book “touches of old-world humor add sparkle to the tale. Publishers Weekly Puffin. Tom depaola’s classic illustrations accompany his heartwarming story about his relationship with his grandfather as a small boy. A delightfully offbeat vignette of boyish mischief reinforcing the bond between generations.
Kirkus reviews “DePaola champions the special relationship he had with grandfather.
26 Fairmount Avenue Newbery Honor Book, 2000Puffin Books #ad - Tomie depaola's childhood memories are hilarious, and his charming illustrations are sure to please. A thoroughly entertaining and charming story. School library journal"dePaola successfully evokes the voice of a precocious, inquisitive five-year-old everyone would want to befriend. I'll be back next year, " he says.
26 Fairmount Avenue Newbery Honor Book, 2000 #ad - Charming black-and-white illustrations animate the scenes and add a period flare, including a photo album-like assemblage of the characters' portraits at the book's start. Publishers weekly Puffin. When tomie goes to see Snow White, he creates another sensation. Tomie has many adventures all his own, including eating chocolate with his Nana Upstairs, only to find out--the hard way--that they have eaten chocolate laxative.
Puffin. Puffin. A newbery honor booktomie's family starts building their new house at 26 Fairmount Avenue in 1938, starting off a busy, just as a hurricane hits town, crazy year. He tries to skip kindergarten when he finds out he won't learn to read until first grade.
Big Anthony: His StoryPuffin Books #ad - As a boy, he leaves the gates of the farm open and all the animals escape. Fans of tomie depaola’s kindly strega Nona will love this charming look at the early days of her good-hearted but clumsy helper Big Anthony. Puffin. From the day he is born, Big Anthony never pays attention. Will italy survive the hilarious mishaps of Big Anthony?“Readers of all ages can be grateful that dePaola continues to practice his magic so well.
Big Anthony: His Story #ad - The new york times book review“big anthony and Strega Nona certainly qualify as celebrities in the realm of picture books, and this latest installment will bring smiles to the faces of their young fans. School Library Journal Puffin. Puffin. As a young man off to make his fortune in the world, he accidentally “fixes” the leaning Tower of Pisa.
HarperCollins Treasury of Picture Book Classics: A Child's First CollectionKatherine Tegen Books 9780060080945 #ad - Katherine Tegen Books. Puffin. Each story is followed by a page of tips for taking the reading experience further; a bibliography offers further reading suggestions. A perfect gift for new moms and dads, teachers, or parents excited to read their children the books they themselves grew up with, this collection is a wonder-filled opportunity for preschoolers and families to own and share "the best of the best.
HarperCollins Treasury of Picture Book Classics: A Child's First Collection #ad - This edition was updated in 2015 to include new classic favorites from the Greenwillow imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Puffin. Puffin. Puffin. This large, oversized collection assembles twelve of the greatest picture books ever published: goodnight Moon, William's Doll, From Head to Toe, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, Crictor, Leo the Late Bloomer, A Chair for My Mother, Chrysanthemum, Caps for Sale, A Baby Sister for Frances, Harold and the Purple Crayon, and Pete's a Pizza.
ELOISE WILKIN STORIEGolden Books #ad - It contains wilkin’s most famous little golden books such as Baby Dear, prayers, Mother Goose rhymes, poems, as well as lesser-known Little Golden Books, and an introduction written by Wilkin’s daughter. Enjoy this clasisc collection, illustrated by the woman known as "the soul of Little Golden Books.
Puffin. Puffin. Katherine Tegen Books. Puffin. This collection, will be cherished by collectors, parents, which contains nine of her best-loved books, and children for years to come. Puffin. Little golden books illustrated by Eloise Wilkin are among the most remembered, beloved, and requested by Golden Book fans.
Make Way for McCloskey: A Robert McCloskey TreasuryViking Books for Young Readers #ad - Viking books for Young Readers. Here, one morning in maine, blueberries for sal, time of wonder, for the first time, Burt Dow, all of his published works--Make Way for Ducklings, Lentil, Deep-Water Man, Homer Price and Centerburg Tales--are brought together. Puffin. Puffin. Puffin. From those famous ducklings to Homer Price's delicious donuts, generations of children have grown up delighting in the timeless stories of Robert McCloskey.
Make Way for McCloskey: A Robert McCloskey Treasury #ad - Katherine Tegen Books. With biographical information and photographs, and an introduction by renowned critic Leonard Marcus that outlines McCloskey's career and his unforgettable contribution to children's literature, this collection is an in-depth look at the life and work of an extraordinary children's book legend.
Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to ChildrenBantam 9780553344028 #ad - It helps us to understand. How can we help a child to understand? Lifetimes is a moving book for children of all ages, even parents too. It lets us explain life and death in a sensitive, caring, beautiful way. The book that explains—beautifully—that all living things have their own special Lifetimes.
Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children #ad - Katherine Tegen Books. Puffin. When the death of a relative, a friend, or a pet happens or is about to happen. Viking books for Young Readers. About people. Lifetimes tells us about beginnings. And about living in between. It tells that dying is as much a part of living as being born. About animals. Lifetimes. Puffin. Puffin.
A very special, very important book for you and your child. With large, wonderful illustrations, it tells about plants.
Strega NonaSimon & Schuster Books for Young Readers ING0671666061 #ad - Puffin. In this retelling of an old tale, author-illustrator Tomie dePaola combines humor in the writing and warmth in the paintings as he builds the story to its hilarious climax. Viking books for Young Readers. Puffin. Puffin. Puffin. Lifetimes. He is supposed to look after her house and tend her garden but one day, when she goes over the mountain to visit Strega Amelia, Big Anthony recites the magic verse over the pasta pot, with disastrous results.
When strega nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works in this classic Caldecott Honor book from Tomie dePaola. Strega nona—"grandma witch"—is the source for potions, magic, cures, and comfort in her Calabrian town.9780671666064. Katherine Tegen Books.
Strega Nona #ad - Her magical everfull pasta pot is especially intriguing to hungry Big Anthony.