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American illustrator and writer

Tomie dePaola is ...

Dead
Born 15 Sep 1934 in Meriden
Died 30 Mar 2020 in Dartmouth–Hitchcock Medical Center
Age85 years, 6 months
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Tomie dePaola
Tomie dePaola
Frontispiece from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (1st ed., 1876): [Tom Sawyer fishing]

About Tomie dePaola

Thomas Anthony dePaola born on 15 September 1934 in Meriden. He is a citizen of United States of America. Tomie dePaola was educated at Pratt Institute, California College of the Arts and University of San Francisco. He died on 30 March 2020 in Dartmouth–Hitchcock Medical Center at age 85 years, 6 months.

He was an American illustrator and writer known for his work on Strega Nona.

Tomie dePaola has worked as a writer and children's writer. He has has won Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal and Regina Medal.

Notable work

Tomie dePaola has been celebrated for these works: