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Tomie dePaola is one of the most popular children's authors and illustrators of our time. His humor, insight, and gentle art delight all readers. A Newbery Honor-award winner, he has written and illustrated a number of books for Simon & Schuster, including Caldecott Honor Book Strega Nona, as well as Andy: That's My Name, Watch Out for the Chicken Feet in Your Soup, and Charlie Needs a Cloak.

A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and now lives in New London, New Hampshire.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Christmas Fiction, Frogs Fiction, Animals Fiction, Friendship Fiction