Books Tony DiTerlizzi Books by Tony DiTerlizzi Tony DiTerlizzi has written books about: Children's Books Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Young Adult Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Tony DiTerlizzi Author Interviews This 'Broken Ornament' Led To Christmas Magic December 13, 2018 Award-winning illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi got the idea for his new children's book when his own daughter accidentally dropped a beloved Christmas ornament, and he made up a story to comfort her. W This 'Broken Ornament' Led To Christmas Magic Listen · 3:59 3:59 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675631119/676534725" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript End-of-Year Book Selections, 2006 For Kids, Just Plain Fun Is a Comfort and a Joy November 28, 2006 What kid wouldn't like a comforting, joyful book for a holiday gift? A lot of 'em. For true holiday joy, make sure the books you give are truly enjoyable. Here are suggestions for different ages, stages and interests.