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Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato

Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato

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Series: Myths & Tales, Folk Tales, Fables, & Legends
Genres: Fiction, Picture Books
Tags: Ages 3-5, Ages 5-8
ASIN: 0698116038
ISBN: 0698116038

Jamie O'Rourke is the laziest man in all of Ireland, far too lazy to help his wife on their farm. Then, after a chance encounter with a leprechaun, Jamie finds himself growing the biggest potato in the world.

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Jamie O’Rourke is the laziest man in all of Ireland, far too lazy to help his wife on their farm.

Then, after a chance encounter with a leprechaun, Jamie finds himself growing the biggest potato in the world.

But what will happen when the potato grows too large for Jamie and the villagers to handle?

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"A cheery picture book, with the artist using the lighter, brighter side of his palette....Attractive and amusing." -- Kirkus Reviews
"Illustrated in dePaola's signature style, this has an inviting look. Buoyant watercolors are framed by thin orange borders....An engaging read-aloud choice for St. Patrick's Day." -- Booklist
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