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Children's Book Author Tomie dePaola Dead At 85 [Video]

Children's Book Author Tomie dePaola Dead At 85

Tomie dePaola, the prolific children's author and illustrator who delighted generations with tales of Strega Nona, the kindly and helpful old witch in Italy, died Monday at age 85. Katie Johnston..

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