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An eleventh-century legend about a mysterious giant. “The illustrations are among dePaola’s best: rigorous line and expressive movement against an atmospheric background of rich golds, blues, and reds.”--The Bulletin
About the Author
Tomie dePaola is the author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. He receive a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona and a Newbery Honor for 26 Fairmont Avenue. He is also the recipient of the American Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his substantial and lasting contributions to children's literature. He lives in New London, New Hampshire. Visit his website at www.tomie.com.