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Big Anthony His Story

Tomie de Paola

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ISBN 10: 0399231897 / ISBN 13: 9780399231896
Published by Putnam, 1998
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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This 1996 book is SIGNED by the author/illustrator. The book and dust jacket are in excellent condition.On the back flap of the jacket there is a tiny stain- barely noticeable. Picture available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 002818

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Title: Big Anthony His Story

Publisher: Putnam

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Tomie De Paola

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author and Illistrat

Edition: 1st Edition

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From the day he is born on a farm in northern Italy, Big Anthony gets into trouble because he does not pay attention, and now that he is a teenager causing disasters, his father sends him south, passing through Calabria, Pisa, Roma, Napoli, and other cities.

About the Author:

Tomie dePaola (www.tomie.com) is the acclaimed author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. His books range from autobiographical stories to retellings of folktales and legends to original tales, such as the Strega Nona books.  Tomie has received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona, and a Newbery Honor for his autobiographical chapter book, 26 Fairmount Avenue. The American Library Association said: “His works reflect an innate understanding of childhood, a distinctive visual style, and a remarkable ability to adapt his voice to perfectly suit the story.” He was awarded the Smithson Medal, the Regina Medal, was designated a “living treasure” by the state of New Hampshire, and received the 2012 Original Art Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Society of Illustrators. He lives in New London, New Hampshire.

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