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Book Rating

3

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Author: Tomie dePaola
Key Words: St. Patrick's Day, St. Patty's Day, Children, Holidays, Irish

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Book Description:

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?

Reviewers Thoughts

Rating: 3 of 5 stars

Here's a fun read for St. Patrick's Day, just don't take it too seriously.

Star Rating System

5 = Loved It, 4 = Really Liked It, 3 = Liked It, 2 = It's Okay, 1 = Didn't Like It.

Book Details

Cleanliness: The story is about a lazy man (not to be taken too seriously). "Oh, the saints preserve us," and "faith" are exclaimed. Catholic confession, St. Bridget, the Virgin Mary and "old Death" are mentioned. There is a leprechaun in the story and fairies are mentioned. A man is called a fool.

Ages: 4 - 9

Grade Level: PreK - 3rd

Pages: 32

 
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