Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka

Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka Epub ISBN 069811924X Pages 32 Ø Tomie dePaola
  • Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka
  • Paperback
  • 32
  • Tomie dePaola
  • English
  • 10 December 2017
  • 069811924X

About the Author: Tomie dePaola

Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka Epub ISBN 069811924X Pages 32 Ø Tomie dePaola Tomie dePaola pronounced Tommy da POW la was best known for his books for children He had a five decade writing and illustrating career during which he publishedthan 270 books, including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers.Tomie dePaola and his work have been recognized with the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and the New Hampshire Governor s Arts Award of Living Treasure.


Ø D5F6455D Å ↠´ Tomie dePaola Epub ↠´ Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka 857F0A67 Was expectingdue to my affinity for Celtic folklore Did not live up to expectations Characters stale, pooka was lame, and am personally not fond of stories where the protoganist fails to walk away with any character development My toddler did ask me to read it multiple times. Jamie O Rourke, if you ll remember, is the laziest man in all of Ireland Well, one time, his wife needs to go away for a week, and ole Jamie is left to fend for himself And, so it happens that his equally lazy, no good friends come over to celebrate EVERY SINGLE NIGHT You can imagine the state of the house But, every night after Jamie goes to bed, the Pooka looks like a donkey, stands like a man comes, and cleans up the mess Jamie should probably reward hims for his service, Was expectingdue to my affinity for Celtic folklore Did not live up to expectations Characters stale, pooka was lame, and am personally not fond of stories where the protoganist fails to walk away with any character development My toddler did ask me to read Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka it multiple times.
Jamie O Rourke, if you ll remember, is the laziest man in all of Ireland Well, one time, his wife needs to go away for a week, and ole Jamie is left to fend for himself And, so it happens that his equally lazy, no good friends come over to celebrate EVERY SINGLE NIGHT You can imagine the state of the house But, every night after Jamie goes to bed, the Pooka looks like a donkey, stands like a man comes, and cleans up the mess Jamie should probably reward hims for his service, don t you t Jamie O Rourke, if you ll remember, is the laziest man in all of Ireland Well, one time, his wife needs to go away for a week, and ole Jamie is left to fend for himself And, so it happens that his equally lazy, no good friends come over to celebrate EVERY SINGLE NIGHT You can imagine the state of the house But, every night after Jamie goes to bed, the Pooka looks like So my daughter thought the woman in the story was the man s mother rather than his wife, probably because he appeared incapable of cooking for himself or cleaning up anything, and, as far as my daughter knows, grownups do that for themselves The feel to this one is a bit random, for lack of a better descriptor It seemed to be going somewhere in terms of a moral, took a detour, and then just ended A lazy man who won t clean up after himself is lucky enough to have a pooka do it for him, and wh So my daughter thought the woman in the story was the man s mother rather than his wife, probably because he appeared incapable of cooking for himself or cleaning up anything, and, as far as my daughter knows, grownups do that for themselves The feel to this one is a bit random, for lack of a better descriptor It seemed to be going somewhere in terms of a moral, took a detour, and t If you have any fondness for the movie Harvey, this book Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka is likely to induce feelings of outrage.
Jamie O Rourke, the laziest man in all of Ireland, encounters a pooka when his wife travels to see her sister Unlike the lovable rabbit of the James Stewart film, this pooka seems to be a cross between a rabbit and a donkey, with something vaguely demonic about the eyes The pictures of the pooka himself might be off putting to children they certainly were to me.
I would be interested to discuss If you have any fondness for the movie Harvey, this book Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka is likely to induce feelings of outrage.
Jamie O Rourke, the laziest man in all of Ireland, encounters a pooka when his wife travels to see her sister Unlike the lovable rab å Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka ☆ Jamie O Rourke s charming laziness and dePaola s charming illustrations don t altogether make this story unterrifying An animal spirit that comes into your house at night And kind of looks demonic The note at the end saying that the most famous Pooka is, of course, Jimmy Stewart s friend Harvey But isn t Harvey quietly terrifying as well Amusing Irish tale of Jamie O Rourke, the laziest man in the village and his inability to keep things under control In this story, his wife goes to visit her sister for a week She leaves him food and a clean house She warns him to take care of the house and not let anybody in Jamie doesn t listen and brings his buddies in for parties An animal named a Pooka also gets in and cleans up after all his parties, the house is still clean But eventually Jamie kicks the Pooka out when he catches hi Amusing Irish tale of Jamie O Rourke, the laziest man in the village and his inability to keep things under control In this story, his wife goes to visit her sister for a week She leaves him food and a clean house She warns him to take care of the house and not let anybody in Jamie doesn t listen and brings his buddies in for parties An animal na It may be a few years before I get to introduce my kids to the movie Harvey or Farscapem which also has a Harvey in it, but that s a different matter but a Tomie dePaola book Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka is the next best thing While his wife is away, a lazy man relies on a pooka to clean up the messes that he and his friends make The pooka had once been a lazy servant who was sentenced to cleaning up after others until someone was so appreciative that they rewarded him then he could quit.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I m interested in seeing how kids perceive drinking in books Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka I don t seem to recall drinking getting drunk ever registering positively or negatively in my brain when I encountered it in books Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka I read, even when the Redwall mice drank heavily But I don t know if that s because I never saw my parents drink other than a very occasional glass of wine until I was an adult except my dad s Christmas Eve Grand Marnier.
That said, whenever a book Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka refers to drinking or alcohol, I notice some of my stude I m interested in seeing how kids perceive drinking in books Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka I don t seem to recall drinking getting drunk ever registering positively or negatively in my brain when I encountered it in books Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka I read, even when the Redwall mice drank heavily But I don t know if that s because I never saw my parents drink other than a Jamie O Rourke s wife leaves him alone for a week, it s up to Jamie to do the housework But Jamie isn t just the laziest man in Ireland, he s also the messiest When a magical pooka arrives unexpectedly and starts to do the dishes and sweep the house, Jamie thinks that maybe he s the luckiest man in Ireland as well But will Jamie s good fortune and his pooka s housekeeping last Young readers will be giggling through Tomie ↠´ Tomie dePaola Epub ↠´ Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka dePaola s delightfully funny sequel to Jamie O Rourke and the Big Potato DePaola s jaunty storytelling pace and his snappy Irish phrases give this tale extra sparkle Publishers Weekly, starred review

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