The Legend of Old Befana: An Italian Christmas Story (Hardcover)

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By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
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Description


In this beloved classic picture book, Tomie dePaola retells and illustrates an Italian Christmas folk tale, breathing warmth and humanity into the character of the lonely Old Befana and her endless search for the Christ Child.

Every morning and every afternoon, Old Befana sweeps with her broom. "Cranky old lady," the children say. "She is always sweeping " Sweep, sweep, sweep.

But when a brilliant star glows in the eastern sky one night, and Old Befana encounters the glorious procession of three kings on their way to Bethlehem, her little world will never be the same.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781481477635
ISBN-10: 1481477633
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: November 7th, 2017
Pages: 32
Language: English
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