Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Tomie dePaola's Favorite Nursery Tales
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Tomie dePaola's Favorite Nursery Tales

Tomie dePaola's Favorite Nursery Tales

By Tomie dePaola


Publication Date: March 1, 2022

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Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3

Discover Tomie dePaola’s versions of well-known poems, fables, and stories featuring his beloved style and wit, sure to delight young readers and older fans alike.

With Tomie’s signature wry humor and winking charm, this collection of retellings is a beautifully illustrated ode to favorite childhood stories like The Three Bears, The Billy Goats Gruff, Rumpelstiltskin, and classic fairytales from Hans Christian Anderson and the Brothers Grimm. Tomie’s rich, vibrant art is given a modern redesign with bright pops of color and a fresh new look for this re-release of the classic storybook.

About the Author

Tomie dePaola (1934–2020) was the beloved author and/or illustrator of more than 270 books for young readers, including the children’s classic, Strega Nona. He was the recipient of the Newbery Honor, Caldecott Honor, and the 2011 Children’s Literature Legacy Award for “significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature.” A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and spent much of his life in New London, New Hampshire. Visit his work online at

Format: Hardcover Picture Book

Length: 128 pages

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9781534494831

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