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Donna Jo Napoli - Author

Books by Donna Jo Napoli

In a Flash

In a Flash

Author: Donna Jo Napoli Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/01/2021

Prince of the Pond

Prince of the Pond

Author: Donna Jo Napoli Illustrator: 0 Format: eBook Release Date: 12/06/2018

From the author of The Magic Circle, Zel, and Stones in Water.Who is that handsome green stranger?None of the pond dwellers has ever seen the peculiar new frog before. They found him sitting in a pile of human clothes outside the hag's house. What a strange frog he is! He gets his feet tangled when he tries to jump, he refuses to eat bugs, and he can't tell a toad from a frog. He calls himself ';De Fawg Pin,' and he's about to turn pond life topsy-turvy! ';The frog prince motif has inspired many books, but few as original as this novel.'Booklist ';An animal fantasy that fairy tale readers will relish.'Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review

Stones in Water

Stones in Water

Author: Donna Jo Napoli Illustrator: 0 Format: eBook Release Date: 12/06/2018

When Roberto sneaks off to see a movie in his Italian village, he has no idea that life as he knows it is over. German soldiers raid the theater, round up the boys in the audience, and pack them onto a train. After a terrifying journey, Roberto and his best friend Samuele find themselves in a brutal work camp, where food is scarce and horror is everywhere. The boys vow to stay together no matter what. But Samuele has a dangerous secret, which, if discovered, could get them both killed. Lovers of historical fiction will be captivated by this tragic, triumphant, and deeply moving novel.

Mama Miti Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

Mama Miti Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

Author: Donna Jo Napoli Illustrator: Kadir Nelson Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/06/2017

NAACP Image Award Nominee In a word, stunning. -Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Through artful prose and beautiful illustrations, Donna Jo Napoli and Kadir Nelson tell the true story of Wangari Muta Maathai, known as Mama Miti, who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, an African grassroots organization that has empowered many people to mobilize and combat deforestation, soil erosion, and environmental degradation. Today, more than 30 million trees have been planted throughout Mama Miti's native Kenya, and in 2004 she became the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Wangari Muta Maathai has changed Kenya tree by tree-and with each page turned, children will realize their own ability to positively impact the future.

Tales From the Arabian Nights Stories of Adventure, Magic, Love, and Betrayal

Tales From the Arabian Nights Stories of Adventure, Magic, Love, and Betrayal

Author: Donna Jo Napoli, National Geographic Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/11/2016

Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. The magical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes these timeless tales and ignites children's imaginations.

Bridges Between Psychology and Linguistics A Swarthmore Festschrift for Lila Gleitman

Bridges Between Psychology and Linguistics A Swarthmore Festschrift for Lila Gleitman

Author: Donna Jo Napoli Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/05/2016

Written as a tribute to Lila Gleitman, an influential pioneer in first language acquisition and reading studies, this significant book clearly establishes the relationships between psychology and linguistics. It begins with a thorough examination of issues in developmental psychology, continues with questions on perception and cognition, studies the realm of psycholinguistics, and concludes with an exploration of theoretical linguistics.

Treasury of Norse Mythology Stories of Intrigue, Trickery, Love, and Revenge

Treasury of Norse Mythology Stories of Intrigue, Trickery, Love, and Revenge

Author: Donna Jo Napoli, National Geographic Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/10/2015

Coinciding with the new Rick Riordan Magnus Chase series and the Marvel Age of Ultron DVD, featuring Thor, comes a new look at Asgard and the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia. Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters come to life in a stunning tableau of Norse myths, including those of the thunder god Thor, the one-eyed god and Allfather Odin, and the trickster god Loki. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia. This book is the third in the trilogy that includes the popular National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology and National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology.

Treasury of Egyptian Mythology Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals

Treasury of Egyptian Mythology Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals

Author: Donna Jo Napoli, National Geographic Kids Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/10/2013

The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star. And just like the popular National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology, the stories in this book will be beautifully illustrated to bring ancient characters vividly to life. The stories are embellished with sidebars that provide historical, cultural, and geographic context and a mapping feature that adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter direct readers to discover more about ancient Egypt. With its attractive design and beautiful narrative, this accessible treasury stands out from all other mythology titles in the marketplace.

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