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Strega Nona and Her Tomatoes

Ready-to-Read Level 1

Illustrated by Tomie dePaola
LIST PRICE $16.99

    About The Book

    Discover brand-new stories about Strega Nona, by acclaimed author and illustrator Tomie dePaola, in this Level 1 Ready-to-Read series that’s perfect for beginning readers!

    Strega Nona is excited! The tomatoes in her garden are ripe, and she picks enough to fill a basket. She wants to give twenty-four tomatoes to the convent, and counts them out on the kitchen table. She is in the middle of counting when Signora Goat starts to eat the laundry. While Strega Nona is outside, Big Anthony sees the tomatoes and wants to help. Poor Big Anthony. He puts the tomatoes back in the basket!

    About The Author

    Photograph © Laurent Linn

    Tomie dePaola (1934–2020) was the beloved author and/or illustrator of more than 270 books for young readers, including the children’s classic, Strega Nona. He was the recipient of the Newbery Honor, Caldecott Honor, and the 2011 Children’s Literature Legacy Award for “significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature.” A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and spent much of his life in New London, New Hampshire. Visit his work online at Tomie.com.

    About The Illustrator

    Photograph © Laurent Linn

    Tomie dePaola (1934–2020) was the beloved author and/or illustrator of more than 270 books for young readers, including the children’s classic, Strega Nona. He was the recipient of the Newbery Honor, Caldecott Honor, and the 2011 Children’s Literature Legacy Award for “significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature.” A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and spent much of his life in New London, New Hampshire. Visit his work online at Tomie.com.

    Product Details

    • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (May 9, 2017)
    • Length: 32 pages
    • ISBN13: 9781481481359
    • Grades: P - 1
    • Ages: 4 - 6
    • Lexile ® AD420L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
    • Fountas & Pinnell™ H These books have been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level Gradient™ Leveling System

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