Strega Nona is an award-winning series of children’s books written and illustrated by American-Italian author Tomie dePaola (1934-2020).
Set in Calabria, in southern Italy, the books tell the stories of Strega Nona or “Grandma Witch”. She is known throughout her home village for her numerous, magical remedies. Strega Nona is getting old, so she hires Big Anthony as her assistant to do the household chores. Let the adventures begin!
Children are invited to join the live story time in their PJs and bring their favourite stuffed animal to watch the story of Strega Nona.
Click here to register for free and we will send you the secure Zoom link to view the reading.
With thanks to the Society of Dante Alighieri, whose volunteers will be reading the stories, with permission from Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.
The books are available for sale in Canada at Indigo Chapters.
Runtime: approximately 15 minutes