Tim O’Toole and the Wee Folk
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Tim O'Toole and the Wee Folk is about Tim and his wife, Kathleen, who are so poor they have not a penny or a potato between them. When Tim goes to find a job, he stumbles upon “the wee folk”—a band of leprechauns who give him gifts to make his fortune.
This story, Tim O’Toole and the Wee Folk, is about Tim and his wife, Kathleen, are so poor they have not a penny or a potato between them. Even their cats are too skinny for the mice to chase!
When Tim goes out to find a job, he stumbles upon “the wee folk”—a band of leprechauns who give him gifts to make his fortune.
hat is, if Tim can keep clear of the evil McGoon family. . . .
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About The Author
Gerald McDermott was an award-winning author, illustrator, and filmmaker who is remembered for his unique style of vibrant, visual storytelling. His picture books feature folktales and cultures from all around the world.
“The telling here has a well-honed, Irish lilt; the illustrations, by a Caldecott winner, are lively, expressive, and well sprinkled with sprightly men in green.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Tim O’Toole and The Wee Folk is a winner.”—Booklist