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Tomie DePaola

Tomie dePaola is the beloved Caldecott Honor-and Newbery Honor-winning author and/or illustrator of close to 250 books, including Strega Nona and Quiet . Tomie was born in Connecticut and grew up there with his parents, brother, and two sisters. He loved reading and books from an early age and knew, when he was four, that he wanted to write and illustrate stories when he grew up. Tomie is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American...See more