Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs
Tomie dePaola (Author)
DescriptionFour-year-old Tommy loves visiting his great-grandmother, Nana Upstairs, who is ninety-four years old. Every Sunday, they share candy and tell each other stories. But one day Tommy's mother tells him Nana Upstairs won't be there anymore, and Tommy must come to terms with what it means to lose someone he loves.
April 01, 2000
8.0 X 0.4 X 10.0 inches | 0.7 pounds
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About the Author
Tomie dePaola (1934-2020) was one of the most popular children's book authors and illustrators of our time and the winner of the 2011 Children's Literature Legacy Award (formerly known as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award), among other lifetime achievement awards. A Newbery Honor winner, he wrote and illustrated a number of books, including Caldecott Honor book Strega Nona and its companions, as well as Oliver Button Is a Sissy; The Legend of Old Befana; The Clown of God; Michael Bird-Boy; Andy, That's My Name; and the New York Times bestseller Quiet. A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Learn more at Tomie.com.