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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 "Tomie" dePaola (; September 15, 1934 – March 30, 2020) was an American writer and illustrator who created more than 260 children's books such as Strega Nona. He received the Children's Literature Legacy Award for his lifetime contribution to American children's literature in 2011.

Notable work

Tomie dePaola has been celebrated for these works: