[E–pub] Strega Nona

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Is in act made up by the author Tomie dePaola and irst published #In 1975 It Reads Like #1975 It reads like airy tale of the classical kind and has strong moral messages ones about how you reap what you sow and going behind someone s back and meddling in what you don t understand and being greedy and so on Part of what gives it that old world read old Europe eel are the wonderful illustrations also by dePaola which somehow remind me of stained glass windows Strega Nona is an old lady who lives in the town Of Calabria A Long Calabria a long ago The name strega nona means Grandma Witch and Strega Nona helps the local townspeople with their troubles even the priests and nuns of the nearby convent because she has such a magical touchShe advertises or someone to help her around the house and garden and soon employs Big Anthony a strong young man who doesn t pay attention He s very helpful but when he hears Strega Nona saying a magic spell over her pasta pot he gets greedy Strega Nona has a magic pasta pot and when she says the right words it produces a potful of pasta ready to eat She Must Say Certain Words must say certain words make it stop too and bow three kisses but Big Anthony doesn t pay attention and doesn t hear that partWhen Strega Nona goes away to see her riend Strega Amelia she leaves Big Anthony in charge with the stringent warning not to touch the pasta pot But of course as soon as she s gone Big Anthony goes and tells everyone in the town about the pasta pot They don t believe him so he decides to show them Only once the pasta pot has started producing pasta and everyone has had a bowlful he can t get it to stop Soon pasta is overflowing and rushing out the door and looding the town It s a disaster and only the arrival of Strega Nona can ix it and she has the perfect punishment The Southern Belles of Honeysuckle Way for Big AnthonyI have vague memories of reading this as a kid and it really holds its own well I love the illustrations and the story too which is bothun and meaningful It s one or older children around ive or six but certainly any child would enjoy this tale. Nthony recites the magic verse over the pasta pot with disastrous results In this retelling of an old tale author illustrator Tomie dePaola combines humor in the writing and warmth in the paintings as he builds the story to its hilarious clim. R original creators Listen pay attention and ollow instructions or there may be negative conseuences in or there may be negative conseuences in case pasta might take over the world I have enjoyed this authorillustrator s other books and his illustrations work so well in this storyI love that this tale isn t scary doesn t have any villains and that there is a positive message The story really is very amusing and it s un to read aloudI never knew a book that makes pasta look both so appealing and unappealing I love the magic pot My kind of cooking I had postponed reading this one as I m not a an of dePaolo s illustrations I was pleasantly surprised as I really enjoyed the STORY OF THE GRANDMA WITCH WITH of the grandma witch with neverending pasta bowl Plus I learned that strega means witch in Italian Had I known that sooner I might have been keen to check this one out as I do love a good witch story What s not to love about this book It s a great storyMy acuitance with this book occured not when I was at the targeted age but when my brother was My brother loved spagetti as a young child he still loves it He had so many books that dealt with spagetti including a real annoying one More Spaghetti I Say He had to be read these books constantly Honestly I can still recite parts of them by heart The words are burnt into what passes or my brainThere was one huge butWhen you read a story to my brother you couldn t say spagetti Nope you couldn t say it at allYou had to say getti getti If you didn t say getti getti bad things happened The sky darkened The sun and moon traded places The rivers ran backward The ish ate oranges The spagetti getti getti would be undercooked Bad thingsReal bad thingsThe one really really really good thing about Strega Nona was that it is a charming story one really really really good thing about Strega Nona was that it is a charming story doesn t get old A charming story that is still charming even with the use of the word getti getti I still like this book despite having to read one too many times This story has the eel of an old able the kind of story brought over by your grandparents when they immigrated but it. Nd comfort in her Calabrian town Her magical everfull pasta pot is especially intriguing to hungry Big Anthony He is supposed to look after her house and tend her garden but one day when she goes over the mountain to visit Strega Amelia Big Review Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola is the irst book in a classic children s literature series The Way of Women from the 1970s and 1980s It was eventually made into a cartoon and several other children s merchandise allun and educational toys as kids grew up I enjoyed the premise of the books but only read the irst one and maybe the second or third can t rememberStrega Nona means Grandma Witch and she helps the townspeople with all their problems through her magical pasta pot One day she has to go away and leaves Big Anthony in charge And has to go away and leaves Big Anthony in charge And though he was told not to use the pot he doesn t listen and causes all sorts of wacky situationsThese books were meant as little lessons or of wacky situationsThese books were meant as little lessons The Dream of Water: A Memoir for It all comes down to teaching the 4 to 8 range why it s important to listen what harm can happen if you don t and how to always be honest and truthful Valuable stuff and when it s in a picture bookormat it s uite strongOf all the picture books these weren t my super high avorite ones but they were still very good I liked
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idea of witch teaching children but at the same time if you want this to be a listen did she have to be a witch Couldn t she just have been a grandma with some magical powers I suppose it s a good way to show that not all witches can be bad But I bet kids learned to eat a lot of pasta rom them About Me For those new to me or my reviews here s the scoop I read A LOT I write A LOT And now I blog A LOT First the book review goes on Goodreads and then I send it on over to my WordPress blog at where you ll also The Slammer: The Crisis In Canada's Prison System find TV Film reviews the revealing and introspective 365 Daily Challenge and lots of blogging about places I ve visited all over the world And you canind all my social media profiles to get the details on the whowhatwhenwhere and my pictures Leave a comment and let me know what you think Vote in the poll and ratings Thanks or stopping by Note All written content is my original creation and copyrighted to me but the graphics and images were linked rom other sites and belong to them Many thanks to thei. When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works in this classic Caldecott Honor book The Water in Between from Tomie dePaolaStrega Nona Grandma Witch is the sourceor potions cures magic ,
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