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The Legend of Old Befana: An Italian Christmas Story 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 ChildEvery 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 World Will Never Be The Same


About the Author: Tomie dePaola

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the The Legend of Old Befana: An Italian Christmas Story book, this is one of the most wanted Tomie dePaola author readers around the world.



8 thoughts on “The Legend of Old Befana: An Italian Christmas Story

  1. says:

    Cercavo un bel albo illustrato sulla Befana per letture animate Storia semplice, una delle tante sull origine della vecchietta, qui un po fissata con la pulizia Quando visita le case per lasciare i doni non dimentica di dare una ripulita Ecco perch ha sempre la scopa in mano Testo in lingua inglese abbastanza semplice, ben rile


  2. says:

    Ideale per far conoscere la storia della befana anche all estero, in particolare la mia copia ha viaggiato fino negli USA Consegna in tempo e condizioni eccellenti


  3. says:

    Libro spedito in Irlanda, dove non viene per nulla celebrata l epifania Credo sia un regalo davvero carino per fare conoscere anche all estero un p della nostra cultura La consegna stata velocissima, arrivato addirittura in anticipo rispetto a quanto programmato


  4. says:

    For families celebrating Christmas or even just interested in new Christmas stories this one is great for your bookshelf This is a particular take on an Italian legend about an old woman who goes to see baby Jesus She never makes it, but she ll put sweets under your pillow on January 6th because she is still looking I simply love Tomie dePaulo s bo


  5. says:

    This book scared the crap out of me when I was a kid Seriously, it was so odd and scary that I used to hide it in my closet in hopes that my parents wouldn t read it to me I don t think it s supposed to be scary, but the thought of an old witch flying around during Christmas time instead of Santa, who I was familiar with was just too much for me to handl


  6. says:

    I wish there were books about La Befana in the US thankfully, even if this is the only one you have it is a WONDERFUL book telling the Italian legend of Befana In many ways, the story of Befana reminds me of the biblical story of Mary and Martha Lazarus sisters While a guest in thier home, Mary chose to spend time with Jesus while Martha is too busy with her ho


  7. says:

    Bought it to help share a different version of Santa with my students It has some vague hints of the story of the birth of christ but not enough I felt to make people uncomfortable or feel like I was introducing Christianity to their children without their approval or knowledge Outside of that, I would say the illustrations were beautifully done, the story is easy to f


  8. says:

    Many many years ago, one of my friends told me the story of Befana and I fell in love with it So when I saw this book, I thought it would be a great little book to give to my niece nephew I sat down to read it when I received it and it didn t take but 3 pages to see the stories are drastically different I have to believe that the published story is the accurate one so I have


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