Strega Nona
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Strega Nona

Written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola
Part of the Strega Nona Book Series
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4 - 8
Reading age
32
Page count
39
Words per page
AD730L
Lexile measure
Jan 1, 1988
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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, cures, magic, and comfort in her Calabrian town. Her magical everfull pasta pot is especially intriguing to hungry Big Anthony. 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. 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.

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Book Details

ISBN
9780671666064
Publication Date
January 1, 1988
Publisher
Little Simon
Page Count
32
Words Per Page
38.90625
Audience
Picture
Reading Age
4 - 8 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
75011565
WorldCat Number (OCLC)
17840716
Lexile® Level
AD730L
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
~Q
ATOS® Book Level
3.9
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
6093
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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