Depaola, Tomie

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DEPAOLA, Tomie. (Thomas Anthony dePaola). American, b. 1934. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, Children's non-fiction. Career: Freelance artist and designer, 1956-. Instructor, 1962-63, and Assistant Professor of Art, 1963-66, College of the Sacred Heart, Newton, MA; Assistant Professor of Art, San Francisco College for Women, 1967-70; Instructor in Art, Chamberlayne Jr. College, Boston, 1972-73; Associate Professor in Speech and Theatre, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, 1973-76; Associate Professor of Art, 1976-78, and Artist-in-Residence, 1978-79, New England College, Henniker, NH. Publications: The Wonderful Dragon of Timlin, 1966; Fight the Night, 1968; Joe and the Snow, 1968; Parker Pig, Esquire, 1969; The Journey of the Kiss, 1970; The Monsters' Ball, 1970; The Wind and the Sun, 1972; Andy, That's My Name, 1973; Charlie Needs a Cloak, 1973; Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs, 1973; The Unicorn and the Moon, 1973; Watch Out for the Chicken Feet in Your Soup, 1974; The Cloud Book, 1975; Michael Bird-Boy, 1975; Strega Nona, 1975; Things to Make and Do for Valentine's Day, 1976; When Everyone Was Fast Asleep, 1976; Four Stories for Four Seasons, 1977; Helga's Dowry, 1977; The Quicksand Book, 1977; Bill and Pete, 1978; The Christmas Pageant, 1978; The Clown of God, 1978; Criss-Cross, Applesauce, 1978; Pancakes for Breakfast, 1978; The Popcorn Book, 1978; Big Anthony and the Magic Ring, 1979; Flicks, 1979; The Kids' Cat Book, 1979; Oliver Button Is a Sissy, 1979; Songs of the Fog Maiden, 1979; The Family Christmas Tree Book, 1980; The Knight and the Dragon, 1980; The Lady of Guadalupe, 1980; The Legend of Old Befana, 1980; The Prince of the Dolomites, 1980; Fin M'Coul, 1981; The Hunter and the Animals, 1981; Now One Foot, Now the Other, 1981; Francis, the Poor Man of Assisi, 1982; Giorgio's Village, 1982; Strega Nona's Magic Lessons, 1982; The Legend of the Bluebonnet, 1983; Marianna May and Nursey, 1983; Noah and the Ark, 1983; Sing, Pierrot, Sing, 1983; The Story of the Three Wise Kings; Tomie dePaola's Country Farm, 1984; Tomie dePaola's Mother Goose Story Streamers, 1984; The Mysterious Giant of Barletta, 1984; David and Goliath, 1984; The First Christmas, 1984; Tomie dePaola's Mother Goose, 1985; Tomie dePaola's Favorite Nursery Tales, 1986; Merry Christmas, Strega Nona, 1986; Queen Esther, 1986; Katie, Kit and Cousin Tom, 1986; Pajamas for Kit, 1986; Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile, 1987; Tomie dePaola's Book of Christmas Carols, 1987; An Early American Christmas, 1987; The Parables of Jesus, 1987; The Miracles of Jesus, 1987; The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush, 1988; Tomie dePaola's Book of Poems, 1988; Baby's First Christmas, 1988; Haircuts for the Woolseys, 1989; Too Many Hopkins, 1989; The Art Lesson, 1989; Tony's Bread, 1989; My First Chanukah, 1989; Little Grunt and the Big Egg, 1990; Tomie dePaola's Book of Bible Stories, 1990; My First Easter, 1991; My First Passover, 1991; Bonjour, Mr. Satie, 1991; My First Halloween, 1991; My First Thanksgiving, 1992; Jamie O'Rourke and The Big Potato, 1992; Jingle the Christmas Clown, 1992; Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland, 1992; Stega Nona, 1993; Tom The Legend of the Persian Carpet, 1993; The Legend of the Poinsettia, 1994; Kit & Kat, 1994; Christopher, the Holy Giant, 1994; Country Angel Christmas, 1995; Strega Nona Meets Her Match, 1996; Get Dressed, Santa, 1996; The Baby Sister, 1996; The Bubble Factory, 1996; Days of the Blackbird, 1997; Antonio the Bread Boy, 1997; Bill and Pete to the Rescue, 1998; Big Anthony, 1998; Erandi's Braids, 1999; 26 Fairmont Avenue, 1999; The Night of Las Posadas, 1999; Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka, 2000; Tomie dePaola's Mother Goose Favorites, 2000; Tomie dePaola's Rhyme Time, 2000; Here We All Are, 2000; Strega Nona Takes a Vacation, 2000; On My Way, 2001; Meet the Barkers, 2001; Boss for a Day, 2001; What a Year, 2002; Tomie's Little Christmas Pageant, 2002; T-Rex Is Missing!, 2002; New Barker in the House, 2002; Hide-and-Seek All Week, 2002; Four Friends at Christmas, 2002; Adelita, 2002; Trouble in the Barkers' Class, 2003; Things Will Never Be the Same, 2003; Marcos, 2003; Marcos Counts, 2003; Four Friends in Summer, 2003; Tomie's Little Book of Poems, 2004; Pascual and the Kitchen Angels, 2004; Guess Who's Coming to Santa's for Dinner?, 2004; Four Friends in Autumn, 2004. Illustrator of books by M. Frith, A. Prager. Address: c/o Author Mail, Penguin Young Readers Group, 345 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014, U.S.A. Online address:

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