The magical world of “Strega Nona” comes to BAM for a special presentation by author Tomie dePaola in a Conversation with Maria Russo, on Nov. 14.
The legendary children’s book author and illustrator marks the 40th anniversary of his original Caldecott Award-winning book “Strega Nona” and the publication of a new collection of stories with a visit with Maria Russo, children’s books editor of The New York Times Book Review. The author discusses the origin of the story and the magic of the beloved “grandma witch.”
Following the conversation, dePaola reads a classic “Strega Nona” tale and signs books for fans of all ages.
Book reading, Nov. 14 at 1 pm; tickets are $8.
BAM Cafe (30 Lafayette Ave. between Ashland Place and St. Felix Street in Fort Greene, www.bam.org/