Synopses & Reviews
In this unique collection, Tomie dePaola shares his love of Christmas and all the delightful twists his life has taken. Christmas Remembered
is a delightful window into the life of one of the great American children?s book author/ artists.
?Tomie dePaola is one of my favorite illustrators....He is also a writer of considerable charm, who can evoke a remembered world of his childhood with great vividness.??Philip Pullman, author of His Dark Materials Trilogy
?This book is like Christmas itself?full of surprises and sensory delights . . . for young and old alike.??Kathleen Norris, author of The Cloister Walk
"This is a fun collection of warm, personal essays from a beloved artist who takes joy in making a special holiday even more special." - Children's Literature
Tomie dePaola shares his love for Christmas in fifteen vivid memories, spanning six decades. Wherever he lived - as a teenager in Connecticut, an art student in Brooklyn, a novice monk in Vermont, or an artist in New Hampshire - Tomie's enthusiasm for the holiday reflects the original style in which he has always celebrated Christmas.
A favorite American children's book author and artist shares 15 vivid memories spanning six decades of joyous Christmas celebrations. Full color.
About the Author
Tomie dePaola lives in New London, New Hampshire.