Tomie de Paola's children's books and stories include folk tales, legends, and the struggles of growing up.
Children really respond to Tomie de Paola's simple depictions of people and animals. Educated at the Pratt Institute of art, De Paola's style is based on a well-formed preparation of drawing and design. When you see an illustration by Tomie de Paola, you know right away who drew it. His distinctive style has won him admiration from parents and children alike.
On this page I've gathered many of Tomie de Paola's books with a religious theme. I hope you will discover one or two here that you will love.