About the BookBeloved author/illustrator dePaola presents the story of the laziest man in all of Ireland. However, after a chance encounter, Jamie catches a leprechaun, who offers a potato seed instead of a pot of gold for his freedom. Full color.
Book SynopsisJamie 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?
About the AuthorTomie dePaola (www.tomie.com) is the acclaimed author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. His books range from autobiographical stories to retellings of folktales and legends to original tales, such as the Strega Nona books. He lives in New London, New Hampshire.