Strega Nona

13 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 184 ratings

Strega Nona Publisher's Summary

Mix together an old witch, her magic pasta pot, and a greedy boy. What do you get? Mischief, wild adventure, and a big helping of fun!

All the people in the little town of Calabria go to old Strega Nona for solutions to their troubles. From aching heads to broken hearts - Strega Nona can cure them all. But when she hires a lumbering boy named Big Anthony to help her, Strega Nona’s own troubles begin.

Award-winning children’s author Tomie dePaola offers an original tale that will have listeners of all ages laughing out loud, especially with John McDonough’s gentle narration. He highlights all the whimsical humor of this charming story.

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  • Book 1

    • Strega Nona

    • By: Tomie dePaola
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Mix together an old witch, her magic pasta pot, and a greedy boy. What do you get? Mischief, wild adventure, and a big helping of fun! All the people in the little town of Calabria go to old Strega Nona for solutions to their troubles. From aching heads to broken hearts - Strega Nona can cure them all. But when she hires a lumbering boy named Big Anthony to help her, Strega Nona’s own troubles begin. Award-winning children’s author Tomie dePaola offers an original tale that will have listeners of all ages laughing out loud.

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Tikki Tikki Tembo, & Strega Nona

    • By: Arlene Mosel, Tomie dePaola, P.C. Asbjornsen
    • Narrated by: Rex Robbins, Peter Thomas, Peter Hawkins
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    A wicked troll tries in vain to gobble up a family of goats when they go trip-trapping over his bridge.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining & Engaging

    • By Ling on 05-07-06

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Strega Nona

    • By: Tomie de Paola
    • Narrated by: Peter Hawkins
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    Strega Nona's meddling assistant Big Anthony is determined to prove to the townspeople his knowledge of the magic secrets contained in the pasta pot of Strega Nona. In so doing, he unleashes a torrent of pasta which threatens to engulf their little Italian town.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Strega Nona

    • By Jimena Sol Basilico on 01-20-17

    Regular price: $1.95

  • Book 2

    Big Anthony and the Magic Ring audiobook cover art
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  • Book 5

    • Strega Nona Meets Her Match

    • By: Tomie Depaola
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Strega Nona, the local witch, is very popular in her small Italian town. Her potions are old fashioned, but reliable. Strega Amelia, who lives on the other side of the mountain, is a modern witch. She uses the latest scientific equipment in her cures. What will happen when she moves to Strega Nona’s town? Tomie dePaola delights fans of all ages with his timeless stories of Strega Nona and her colorful friends.

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  • Book 6

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  • Book 11

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