Christmas Remembered

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christmas remembered

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

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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

 

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