Tornie De Paolo

Tomie DePaola, the prolific children’s author and illustrator of “Strega Nona,” died on March 30 at the age of 85 in his home state of New Hampshire. DePaola had suffered a fall the week prior which he was badly injured in and died of complications following surgery. In more than 50 years of publishing, DePaola worked on over 270 books with nearly 25 million copies sold worldwide and his


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