Strega Nona Meets Her Match (Strega Nona Book 5)

strega nona meets her match  by tomie depaola

Tomie dePaola’s beloved and bestselling Strega Nona gets in some friendly competition in this beloved addition to the series!

Strega Nona (Grandma Witch) has cures for warts and headaches, even lovesickness. She uses old-fashioned potions and magic and the villagers in Calabria flock to her door.

But when her friend Strega Amelia comes over the mountain for a visit, she brings more than just gossip. Soon she's set up her own shop, using the latest modern gadgets, offering sweets and cappuccino--to all of Strega Nona's regulars! Looks like Strega Nona's met her match, Unless she's got her own cure. For Strega Amelia!---from the publisher

32 pages                            978-0399224218                           Ages 4-8

Keywords:  magic, witch, feelings, competition, overcoming obstacles, fun, humor, emotions, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, self reliance, part of a series

Book 5 in the Strega Nona series

Other reviews:

"A pleasure to read aloud, this features the broad humor that young children relish."—Booklist 

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