Children the world over have responded to the warmth and beauty of Tomie dePaola’s books. He is the acclaimed author and/or illustrator of hundreds of books for children, including Newbery Honor winner 26 Fairmount Avenue, Caldecott Honor winner Strega Nona, New York Times best-seller Brava, Strega Nona! and classics such as Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs, The Art Lesson and Bill and Pete.
Among his many awards and honors, he has received the Smithson Medal, Regina Medal, Sarah Josepha Hale Award, and he was designated a “living treasure” by the state of New Hampshire.
Tomie dePaola lives in New London, New Hampshire.
You can visit Tomie at www.tomie.com.