Thomas Anthony dePaola Biography

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Over the past twenty-two years Tomie dePaola has illustrated over eighty children's books by various authors and written and illustrated sixty books of his own. His books, which have been published in over a dozen countries, have sold close to two million copies. He began his career as a book illustrator with Lisa Miller's Sound in 1965, and since then his career as an artist and writer has grown steadily. He has received recognition from professional publications and organizations including School Library Journal, Horn Book, Kirkus, American Library Association, American Institute of Graphic Arts, and the International Reading Association. In 1976 Strega Nona (1975) was selected as a Caldecott Honor Book, and in 1978, it received the Nakamore Prize. In 1981 dePaola received the Kerlan Award from the University of Minnesota, and in 1983 he was awarded the Regina Medal in recognition for outstanding accomplishments in the field of children's literature. He has...

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