Alice Nizzy Nazzy (Hardcover)

Alice Nizzy Nazzy By Tony Johnston, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator) Cover Image

Alice Nizzy Nazzy (Hardcover)

By Tony Johnston, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)


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In this whimsical picture book with illustrations by beloved award-winning illustrator Tomie dePaola, the classic Russian Baba Yaga witch story gets an American twist.

In Santa Fe, young Manuela finds herself in the cooking pot of Alice Nizzy Nazzy. Can she escape the hungry witch’s clutches? Manuela bravely tries to win her freedom unaware of one important rule: witches don’t like the taste of good children.
Tony Johnston is the award-winning author of more than 100 beloved children’s books. She lives with her family in San Marino, California, where she grew up.

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
Product Details ISBN: 9781665904292
ISBN-10: 1665904291
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Publication Date: July 19th, 2022
Pages: 32
Language: English