Strega Nona

Bibliography Information: DePaola, T. (1975). Strega Nona: an original tale. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks.

Short annotation: This is the story of woman named Strega Nona’s and the adventure her magic pasta pot had, while she was out of town.

The Genre: Picture book, Fiction

Grade level: All ages

Readers who will like this book: Some readers who will like this book are children looking for a funny bedtime story; parents and educators wanting to teach student/children that there are consequences to their actions.

Personal response and rating: I would give this book a 5; I liked all the details in the images and that familiar characters can be found in other Tomie dePaola books.

Question: What would you do, if you have a magic pasta pot?



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