Tony's Bread

Summary:

Tony, a baker, and his daughter seek their dreams in Milano and create Panettone, an Italian classic! 


Young Reader (4):
Our preschooler was immediately drawn in by the warm, inviting illustrations. The tale moves fast and keeps her enthralled.

Parent Perspective:
DePaola is one of this parent's favorite authors. The tale kept all of us interested. Repeated readings bring new details in the illustrations to everyone's attention.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This is a great book to teach about a classic Italian tradition and even a couple of Italian words

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Type of Book:
This Italian folktale is brought to life in a readable form for young children.
Educational Themes:

Tony and his daughter teach us about perseverance in reaching a goal. You can also learn about an Italian tradition and a couple of Italian words.

Reading Level:
4.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
9 to 12
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 8
Age of child:
Started reading with child almost 3 years old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy! This book is a holiday (and year-round) classic of the type that adults will say "I learned that from this book"!

Title Tony's Bread
Author Tomie dePaola
Publisher Puffin Books, a Penguin Random House Company © 1996
Illustrators Tomie dePaola
ISBN 0698113713
Material Hard Cover
Genres Cultures and Tradition, Christmas, Fables and Folklore
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