The Mysterious Giant of Barletta (Paperback)

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An eleventh-century legend about a mysterious giant. “The illustrations are among dePaola’s best: rigorous line and expressive movement against an atmospheric background of rich golds, blues, and reds.”--The Bulletin

About the Author

Tomie dePaola is the author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. He receive a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona and a Newbery Honor for 26 Fairmont Avenue. He is also the recipient of the American Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his substantial and lasting contributions to children's literature. He lives in New London, New Hampshire. Visit his website at

Product Details
ISBN: 9780152563493
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 1st, 1988
Pages: 32