Tomie dePaola

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Tomie dePaola


I knew I wanted to be an artist since I was 4 years old.

Award Winner!

Caldecott Honor Award for STREGA NONA from American Library Association (ALA)Newbery Honor Award for 26 FAIRMOUNT AVENUE from ALASmithson Medal from Smithsonian InstitutionRegina Medal from Catholic Library AssociationLiving Treasure from New Hampshire Governor's Arts Awards

Tomie's inspiration for writing came from a young age. At the age of 4, Tomie new exactly what to do. He was going to be an artist. Many of his books come from his own personal experiences growing up. He has many books where he retells ethnic tales and illustrates them.

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Tomie has written over 200 books!

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