In Memory and Celebration of National Pasta Day, October 17, 2021 are Tomie Anthony de Paola and his beloved Strega Nona…for Always and Ever!
Strega Nona Does It Again! By Tomie de Paola The New York Public Library recently printed its list of the top 100 Children’s books of the last 100 years and guess who, not surprisingly, is on that list not once, but twice! Yes, it’s the loveable cherub himself, Tomie De Paola. Originally published in 2013,…
In Memory and Celebration of National Pasta Day, October 17, 2021 are Tomie Anthony de Paola and his beloved Strega Nona…for Always and Ever!
Strega Nona Does It Again! By Tomie de Paola The New York Public Library recently printed its list of the top 100 Children’s books of the last 100 years and guess who, not surprisingly, is on that list not once, but twice! Yes, it’s the loveable cherub himself, Tomie De Paola. Originally published in 2013,…

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