STREGA NONA read by Mary Steenburgen
Strega Nona read by Mary Steenburgen. Written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola.
Strega Nona – “Grandma Witch” – is the source for potions, cures, magic and comfort in her Calabrian town. Her
magical ever-full pasta pot is especially intriguing to hungry Big Anthony. He is supposed to look after her house and
tend her garden, but one day, when she goes over the mountain to visit Strega Amelia, Big Anthony recites the magic
verse over the pasta pot, with disastrous results.