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✏ Read Hardcover @Strega Nona ̿ Ebook Author Tomie dePaola ᾬ ✏ Read Hardcover @Strega Nona ̿ Ebook Author Tomie dePaola ᾬ Eric Carle and Tomie dePaola Author One on One Eric Carle is the creator, author, and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and many other childrens books Tomie dePaola is the author and illustrator of Strega Nona Her Story and countless other books They recently had a conversation about their careers as picture book authors Tomie dePaola When I was only four years old, I announced to my family in particular and to the world in general that I was going to become an artist, and write stories and draw pictures for books I never swayed from that early declaration Ive always been curious to know, what inspired you to become a creator and illustrator of picture books Eric Carle My career began as a graphic designer and for a number of years I worked as an art director for an advertising agency in New York In the mid 1960 s Bill Martin, Jr saw an ad of a red lobster that I had designed and asked me to illustrate his Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See Well, I was set on fire I was so inspired by this book, and the opportunity to illustrate it changed my life After that, I started to create my own books, both words and pictures, and really it was then that I had found my true course in life Now, I have a question for you, Tomie How would you describe your artistic style, and has it changed over time Tomie dePaola My illustration style is heavily influenced by folk art strong simple shapes, bold lines, color, color, color and a deceptive simplicity My style began to develop early in art school, and through the years, it hasnt changed very much, but it has refined itself How would you describe yours Eric Carle My aim with my work is to simplify and refine, be logical and harmonious I like to use simple shapes, bright colors and a lot of white space I write for the child inside of me That is always where I begin Tomie dePaola I do, as well The only audience I keep in mind is that four year old in me People sometimes ask me what advice I would give to young artists I always think of the wonderful advice I received from my twin cousins when they were in art school in the late 30s They told me, Practice, practice, practice and dont copy Eric Carle I often tell people about the four magic letters DO IT I want to be encouraging but I can only offer the example of my own experience, which is just one approach There are many wonderful artists to learn about, which is important But you must use your own imagination You have to just do it Tomie dePaola How do you feel knowing that a copy of The Very Hungry Caterpillar is sold every 30 seconds, somewhere in the world Eric Carle It is hard for me, maybe for others too, to grasp this concept But I am truly honored that my story is enjoyed by so many and that it is now being shared by a generation of parents who grew up with my book How about your Strega Nona She is one of your most popular characters Can you share how she came to be Tomie dePaola In the 70s when I was teaching at a college, we were required to attend faculty meetings I always sat in the back with a yellow legal pad Everyone thought I was taking notes At one meeting a doodle appeared of a little lady with a big nose and a big chin I named her Strega Nona, and the rest is history Speaking of history, how will you be celebrating the third annual Very Hungry Caterpillar Day this year Eric Carle On The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day, March 20th, I will probably be at home with my wife, Bobbie I am a bit of a hermit, actually But I will be saying a little toast to the caterpillar for whom I have a special place in my heart And speaking of holidays, isnt your favorite holiday Christmas Do you have a special Christmas memory Tomie dePaola Christmas is my favorite holiday My favorite Christmas was the one when I received tons and tons of art supplies everything from an easel to paints, pads and pads of paper, and how to draw books.The New York Times Book Review De Paola s illustrations aptly capture the whimsy of this ancient tale simple line drawings clearly reveal the agony and ecstasy of pasta power, the muted colors create just the right ambiance for a Medieval village. From beloved author comes the classic, Caldecott Honor winning story as a resized Classic Board Grandma Witch is source for potions, cures, magic, and comfort in her Calabrian town by dePaola, Paperback Barnes Editorial Reviews Italian warns foolish Big Anthony never to touch pasta pot One day, sees sing it, magically fills with spaghetti Goodreads created was s first book about kind elderly grandma witch This has since been popular favorite among children won Award YouTube Jul , THE LAZY GIRL MORAL STORY FOR KIDS HUT STORIES ANIMATED Duration T Series Kids Hut ,, views Pasta Main St New Paltz, NY Get directions, reviews information NY pStrega meddling assistant determined prove townspeople his knowledge of magic secrets contained Official PublisherThe Tomie dePaola Blog Here painting that I did circa my twin cousins, Franny Fuffy The based on photo their communion, Legend Poinsettia another one illustrators While reading this daughter last Christmas actually learned legend behind Poinsettia Lady Guadalupe pronounced Tommy da POW la best known books He published years written or illustrated over books, including Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, Meet Barkers Strega Nona

 

    • Strega Nona
    • 1.2
    • 27
    • Hardcover
    • 32 pages
    • Tomie dePaola
    • English
    • 02 October 2016

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