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The Story of the Three Wise Kings
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About The Book
Three wise men of the East, having seen a new star symbolizing the birth of a great king, follow the star to Bethlehem where they present gifts to the newborn Jesus. This beautiful rendition of the well-known tale is sure to delight young readers.
About The Illustrator
Tomie dePaola (1934–2020) was the beloved author and/or illustrator of more than 270 books for young readers, including the children’s classic, Strega Nona. He was the recipient of the Newbery Honor, Caldecott Honor, and the 2011 Children’s Literature Legacy Award for “significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature.” A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and spent much of his life in New London, New Hampshire. Visit his work online at Tomie.com.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 15, 2020)
- Length: 32 pages
- ISBN13: 9781534466524
- Grades: P - 3
- Ages: 4 - 8
- Lexile ® AD640L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
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Raves and Reviews
"DePaola distills the Nativity story of the Three Wise Men in this gorgeous book first published in 1983, the sumptuous acrylic paintings glowing with blues, greens, and pinks." - Horn Book Magazine
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- Author Photo (jpg): Tomie dePaola Photograph © Laurent Linn(0.1 MB)
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