Telling Stories with Tomie DePaola is a Jim Henson Company television
series for children that features storybook author and illustrator Tomie
dePaola and a cast of muppets. Together with his sidekick Gabe the
Squirrel (John Kennedy), dePaola presents stories based on his books,
bringing to life characters such as Strega Nona (Bill Barretta) and
Bambolona (Julianne Buescher). The show focuses on developing children's
imagination and creativity as it helps them learn to tell stories. It
features well-known artists and storytellers as guests.