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.---from the publisher
112 page 978-0399246227 Ages 7-11
Keywords: Christmas, memoir, autobiography, author, art, Christianity, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, holiday
Tomie dePaola shares his memories of 15 of his Christmases as a child, as a teen, as a young adult and on. Young readers may be surprised to discover that Tomie dePaola spent part of his life as a monk in a Benedictine monastery and those Christmas memories appear here. The book also celebrates a Christmas spent in Santa Fe, New Mexico. As always, Tomie's love of art is an important part of his celebrations and especially at Christmas time.
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com