Orite among children and has won the Caldecott Honor BOOK AWARD FOR ITS EXCELLENCE IN WRITING AND IN Award for ts excellence Daniel Webster and Jacksonian Democracy in writing andn drawing Strega Nona The Gay Pretender is sure to be a hit with both children and adultsTomie dePaola does an awesome job at creating a story thats humorous and exciting at the same time Big Anthony humorously plays the role of a tragic hero as he at first was able to feed the townspeople all the pasta they desired but then ends up nearly destroying the town when he did not listen to Strega Nona s warnings about *The Pasta Pot Strega * pasta pot Strega also acted as a savior to the people when she saved the town from the pasta and therefore saving their lives Tomie dePaola s Bloody Winter illustrations are simply delightful as hellustrates Strega Nona as a helpful and ntelligent old woman with an old fashioned apron around her and Big An Review Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola s the first book n a classic children s literature series from the 1970s and 1980s It was eventually made nto a cartoon and several other children s merchandise all fun and educational toys as kids grew up I enjoyed the premise of the books but only read the first one and maybe the second or third can t rememberStrega Nona means Grandma Witch and she helps the townspeople with all their problems through her magical pasta pot One day she has to go away and leaves Big Anthony n charge And even though he was told not to use the pot he doesn t listen and causes all sorts of wacky si. Nd comfort n her Calabrian town Her magical everfull pasta pot War Girls is especiallyntriguing to hungry Big Anthony He s supposed to look after her house and tend her garden but one day when she goes over the mountain to visit Strega Amelia Big A book that didn t hold my children s attention as well as I would have liked It s a Caldecott award winner and deserving of As Lágrimas Amargas de Petra Von Kant it the pictures detailed and fun but for the most part I think maybet used too many of the s What s not to love about this book It s a great storyMy acuitance with this book occured not when I was at the targeted age but when my brother was My brother loved spagetti as a young child he still loves He had so many books that dealt with spagetti ncluding a real one More Spaghetti I Say He Had To Be Read These Books Constantly Say He had to be read these books constantly I can still recite parts of them by heart The words are burnt nto what passes for my brainThere was one huge butWhen you read a story to my brother you couldn t say spagetti Nope you couldn t say The Stalin Front: A Novel of World War II it at allYou had to say getti getti If you didn t say getti getti bad things happened The sky darkened The sun and moon traded places The rivers ran backward The fish ate oranges The spagetti getti getti would be undercooked Bad thingsReal bad thingsThe one really really really good thing about Strega Nona was thatt The Nightmare Garden is a charming story that doesn t get old A charming story thats still charming even with the use of the word getti getti I still like this book despite having to read one too many times Strega Nona created Look to the Mountain in 1975 by Tomie dePaola was the author s first book about the kind and elderly grandma witch This book has since been a popular fav. When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot Big Anthonys determined to show the townspeople how t works n this classic Caldecott Honor book from Tomie dePaolaStrega Nona Grandma Witch The Space Race: The Journey to the Moon and Beyond is the source for potions cures magic TuationsThese books were meant as little lessons for children It all comes down to teaching the 4 to 8 range whyt s The Precarious: The Art and Poetry of Cecilia Vicuna / Vicuna, Cecilia. Esther Allen, tr. QUIPOem. Two books in one (Wesleyan Poetry) important to listen what harm can happenf you don t and how to always be honest and truthful Valuable stuff and when The Color of Water it sn a picture book format *it s uite strongof all the picture books * s uite strongOf all the picture books weren t my super high favorite ones but they were still very good I liked the Mayan Strawberries idea of a witch teaching children but at the same timef you want this to be a listen did she have to be a witch Couldn t she just have been a grandma with some magical powers I suppose t s a good way to show that NOT ALL WITCHES CAN BE BAD all witches can be bad I bet that not all witches can be bad But I bet learned to eat a lot of pasta from them About Me For those new to me or my reviews here s the scoop I read A LOT I write A LOT And now I blog A LOT First the book review goes on Goodreads and then I send t on over to my WordPress blog at where you ll also find TV Film reviews the revealing and Mistaken Mistress introspective 365 Daily Challenge and lots of blogging about places I ve visited all over the world And you can find all my social media profiles to get the details on the whowhatwhenwhere and my pictures Leave a comment and let me know what you think Voten the poll and ratings Thanks for stopping by Note All written content Bunny: A Novel is my original creation and copyrighted to me but the graphics andmages were linked from other sites and belong to them Many thanks to their original creators. Nthony recites the magic verse over the pasta pot with disastrous results In this retelling of an old tale author llustrator Tomie dePaola combines humor n the writing and warmth The Great Smog of India in the paintings as he builds the story tots hilarious clim.
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