Tim O'Toole and the Wee Folk

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Tim O’Toole 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. That is, if Tim can keep clear of the evil McGoon family. . . .---from the publisher

32 pages                                      978-0140506754                              Ages 5-9

Keywords:  folktale, Irish, leprechauns, poverty, fun, humor, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, multicultural, magic, St. Patrick's Day

“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

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