Tomie dePaola

A New Barker in the House
dePaola, Tomie

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The Barker twins, Morgie and Moffie, meet their adopted brother, Marcos, in this wonderful sequel to Meet the Barkers. But Marcos isn't a baby-he's three years old, and he only speaks Spanish. As Marcos plays dollies with Moffie and dinosaurs with Morgie, he's a little bewildered until he gets the twins to understand what he likes to play. As Marcos learns some English, the twins quickly learn some Spanish words and phrases. Soon enough it's clear that with a new Barker in the house, the Barkers are a very happy familia!
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Adelita (Softcover)
Tomie dePaola

Hace mucho tiempo?a long time ago?there lived a beautiful young woman named Adelita. So begins the age-old tale of a kind-hearted young woman, her jealous stepmother, two hateful stepsisters, and a young man in search of a wife. The young man, Javier, falls madly in love with beautiful Adelita, but she disappears from his fiesta at midnight, leaving him with only one clue to her hidden identity?a beautiful rebozo? shawl. With the rebozo in place of a glass slipper, this favorite fairy tale takes a delightful twist. Tomie dePaola?s exquisite paintings, filled with the folk art of Mexico, make this a Cinderella story like no other.

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Big Anthony: His Story
dePaola, Tomie
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. From the day he is born, Big Anthony never pays attention. As a boy, he leaves the gates of the farm open and all the animals escape. As a young man off to make his fortune in the world, he accidentally "fixes" the leaning Tower of Pisa. 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."
--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

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Bill and Pete to the Rescue
dePaola, Tomie

When Little Jane Allison Crocodile is kidnapped by the Bad Guy's Big Bad Brother from Louisiana, Bill and his bird buddy Pete head to the rescue. But Pete gets caught by the Rich Lady and it's up to Bill to save the day. Kids and parents everywhere will love Tomie dePaola's hilarious new episode featuring the Egyptian pair's first visit to the United States.

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In this reissue of Tomie dePaola's classic 1981 picture book, an unlucky old woman cares for her dog despite the hilarious mishaps along the way.

Old Mother Hubbard
Went to the cupboard
To fetch her poor dog a bone

The well-known, rollicking nursery rhyme "Old Mother Hubbard" gets a humorous and luminously illustrated treatment in this engaging read-aloud. Staged like a dramatic Victorian play, Old Mother Hubbard's quest to feed her dog plays out in beautiful vignettes while other dramas are cleverly hidden in the borders of the page. Young readers will discover something new to love every time they read and will want to revisit the story again and again.

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Days of the Blackbird
dePaola, Tomie

In this elegant tale, Tomie dePaola imagines how the Days of the Blackbird in northern Italy came to be. Gemma and her father, the Duke of Gennaro, live in a house with a courtyard that fills with birds of all colors through the spring and summer. When the Duke falls ill at the end of summer, Gemma begs the birds to stay to raise his spirits with their song. However, as snow and fierce winds begin to swirl down on the village, the birds must fly south to stay warm, and eventually only one loyal bird remains.

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Erandi's Braids
Madrigal, Antonio Hernandez
The yellow dress Erandi wants for her birthday will look beautiful with her long, thick braids. But Mama's fishing net is full of holes, and there isn't enough money to buy both a new net and a birthday dress. The only solution lies with the hair buyers from the city. But Mama's hair isn't nearly as beautiful as Erandi's. Will Erandi have to choose between her birthday present and her braids? This touching tale of love and sacrifice is sprinkled throughout with Spanish words and expressions.
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dePaola, Tomie
In this whimsical classic picture book, Tomie dePaola delivers a sweet depiction of a child's imagination and all the things that go bump in the night.

To stay up past bedtime, you've got to fight the night. Flashlight in hand, a determined Ronald sets out to battle sleep in this refreshed edition of Tomie dePaola's spirited 1968 picture book.

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Fin M'Coul
dePaola, Tomie
Stories about the popular Irish giant, Fin M'Coul, have been handed down from generation to generation.
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Four Friends in Summer
dePaola, Tomie
What could be more fun than sunny days with your friends?
The weather is getting warm and Mister Frog, Mistress Pig, Missy Cat, and Master Dog are looking forward to pleasant days spent in the park, rowing, and tending to their gardens.
But their plans don't always turn out the way they think!
Join Tomie dePaola's beloved and classic characters as they learn that it doesn't matter how those carefree days are spent -- as long as you're with your friends!
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Guess Who's Coming to Santa's For Dinner
dePaola, Tomie
Tomie dePaola's rambunctious 2004 classic returns to print just in time for the holiday season! With its brightly colored illustrations, playful narration, and seasonal cheer, this picture book is sure to be a holiday favorite for the whole family.

This year, Santa and Mrs. Claus are having their entire family over for Christmas dinner. There's Uncle Alfred the inventor from Bermuda; Sister Olga the opera singer; eight young children, including Baby Wllie; even a polar bear named Oscar. With a family like this, mayhem is bound to follow, and from a snowball fight to the Christmas pageant, it's a wild affair. But in the spirit of the season, everyone has a wonderful time--even the frazzled hosts!

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dePaola, Tomie
From New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tomie dePaola comes an adorable story about little lambs getting their spring haircuts!

Winter is finally over! That means it's time for the Woolsey lambs to get their spring haircuts! They can't wait to have fun in the warm sun. But the next morning, the fields are covered in snow, and the newly shorn sheep are shivering!

Luckily, Granny has the perfect surprise for the family in this delightful story from award-winning author Tomie dePaola, packaged in a gifty board book edition.

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In a Small Kingdom - Autographed
Doug Salati

Autographed by illustrator Doug Salati

This enthralling modern fairy tale from Caldecott and Newbery Honor winner Tomie dePaola and debut illustrator Doug Salati celebrates the greatest power of all: love.

In a small kingdom along an ancient road, a bell rings out. The beloved king has died, leaving his magnificent and powerful Imperial Robe to his heir, the young prince.

But when the prince's jealous older half-brother steals the Imperial Robe, slashing it to bits, the prince can no longer rule--and the small kingdom is in great danger. Now the young prince must find another source of power and of strength--and he finds it in a surprising place.

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Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka
Tomie dePaola

When Jamie O'Rourke's wife leaves him alone for a week, it's up to Jamie to do the housework. But Jamie isn't just the laziest man in Ireland, he's also the messiest! When a magical pooka arrives unexpectedly and starts to do the dishes and sweep the house, Jamie thinks that maybe he's the luckiest man in Ireland as well. But will Jamie's good fortune-and his pooka's housekeeping-last? Young readers will be giggling through Tomie dePaola's delightfully funny sequel to Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato.

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Little Grunt and Big Egg
dePaola, Tomie

Tomie dePaola's classic (and hilarious) story of a young cave boy and his mysterious egg.

Mama Grunt sends Little Grunt out to find a dozen eggs. All he can find is one huge egg. The egg hatches and out pops a baby dinosaur. Little Grunt names him George. Soon George grows too big for the Grunt family cave, and poor Little Grunt has to send him away. But when the local volcano erupts, there's only one dinosaur who can save the day!

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Look and Be Grateful (Board Book)
dePaola, Tomie
Celebrate the joy in things large and small in this meditative board book, sized just right for small hands.

Today is today, and it is a gift, writes Tomie dePaola, best-selling author-illustrator of Quiet, in this simple ode to gratitude and mindfulness. Simple and sweet, Look and Be Grateful is a reminder to treat each day as the blessing it is.

Now available in sturdy board-book format, this edition is ideal for easter baskets. Illustrated with Tomie's signature soft lines and gentle colors, a young boy awakens with the dawn, opens his eyes and looks closely at his world. He admires all that surrounds him, large and small, from the radiant sun to a tiny, but exquisite, ladybug.

Gentle and lyrical, Look and Be Grateful is a simple expression of gratitude, ideal to share with the youngest readers and adults alike.

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Meet the Barkers  (Hardcover)
Tomie dePaola

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The Barker twins, Morgan and Moffat, are so excited. They are about to start school for the first time. Moffie knows all the colors (and gets a gold star) and Morgie makes a friend. Moffie knows all the numbers (and gets another gold star). But she needs a friend, and with a little help from Morgie, she makes one. Then Morgie shows he knows the names of the dinosaurs (and gets a gold star). Now they both have gold stars and friends. Whether they are learning new things, making new friends or just having fun, Morgie and Moffie-the irresistible Barker twins-both LOVE school! Based on the personalities of his own Welsh terriers, Tomie dePaola has created two new characters everyone will love!

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Michael Bird-Boy (Hardcover)
dePaola, Tomie
A bird-loving boy sets out to solve a pollution problem in this classic eco-conscious tale from Strega Nona author and illustrator Tomie dePaola, now featuring a new cover and refreshed artwork.

Michael is a young boy who loves birds. Every day he puts on his bird suit and does his work in the countryside, until one day an ominous black cloud appears. What could be causing the black cloud? When Michael discovers that an artificial honey factory is to blame, he comes up with a real sweet solution--one that will keep everyone healthy, including his beloved birds.

Originally published in 1975, this classic picture book from the legendary Tomie dePaola now features refreshed artwork and a new cover.

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Michael Bird-Boy (Softcover)
dePaola, Tomie
A bird-loving boy sets out to solve a pollution problem in this classic eco-conscious tale from Strega Nona author and illustrator Tomie dePaola.

Michael is a young boy who loves birds. Every morning he puts on his bird suit and does his work in the countryside, until one day an ominous black cloud appears. What could be causing the black cloud? When Michael discovers that an artificial honey factory is to blame, he comes up with a very sweet solution; one that will keep everyone healthy, including his beloved birds--and the environment.

Originally published in 1975, this classic picture book from the legendary Tomie dePaola now features refreshed artwork and a new cover.

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My First Chanukah
Tomie DePaola
In My First Chanukah, Tomie dePaola's gentle text and understated artwork provide insight and background into the holiday for young readers. Eye-catching foil lights up the cover!
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My First Easter (Board Book)
dePaola, Tomie

The importance of family and sharing are beautifully shown in this board book all about Easter celebrations. Tomie dePaola's bright illustrations and easy-to-follow text explain the traditions associated with this special holiday.

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My Mother is So Smart!
dePaola, Tomie
Mothers are so amazing--is there anything they can't do? Through the heartfelt words of a little boy awed by all the things his mom can do, this glowing celebration of mothers has a universal appeal that will make young readers everywhere want to share it with their own moms. Featuring Tomie dePaola's classic soft illustrations and in a wonderful smaller trim size, this is a perfect gift for Mother's Day--or any day!
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Now One Foot, Now the Other
dePaola, Tomie
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. Now, for the first time, it is available in a larger format, full-color edition--perfect for family sharing. 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.
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Oliver Button Is Sissy
dePaola, Tomie

A little boy must come to terms with being teased and ostracized because he'd rather read books, paint pictures, and tap-dance than participate in sports. "There is a good balance between the simple text . . . and the expressive pictures . . . an attractive little book."--School Library Journal

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Pancakes For Breakfast
dePaola, Tomie
This wordless picture book follows the trials of a little old lady who attempts to make pancakes for her breakfast. "The optimistic determination of the woman and the gentle humor of the illustrations make this an appealing book for the very young."--School Library Journal

This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades K-1, Stories).

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