Jamie ORourke and the Pooka

Jamie ORourke and the Pooka When 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 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

Tomie dePaola pronounced Tommy da POW la is best known for his books for children.He s been published for 40 years and has written and or illustrated over 200 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 and the New Hampshire Governor s Arts Award of Living Treasure Tomie dePaola pronounced Tommy da POW la is best known for his books for children.He s been published for 40 years and has written and or illustrated over 200 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 and the New Hampshire Governor s Arts Award of Living Treasure.He lives in New London, New Hampshire with his new Airedale dog, Bront

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  • Paperback
  • 32 pages
  • Jamie ORourke and the Pooka
  • Tomie dePaola
  • English
  • 11 August 2017
  • 069811924X

10 thoughts on “Jamie ORourke and the Pooka

  1. says:

    This is a story that I think children and adults can definitely enjoy together The story is enjoyable and I couldn t help picking up a fake Irish accent to accompany the story The way it s written you almost can t avoid it The story is about the lazy Jamie O Rourke while his loving, caring, housekeeping wife is away She leaves him with very simple instructions on how to keep the house while she s gone without leaving him terribly much work to do He figures he s got it covered, and she s off This is a story that I think children and adults can definitely enjoy together The story is enjoyable and I couldn t help picking up a fake Irish accent to accompany the story The way it s written you almost can t avoid it The story is about the lazy Jamie O Rourke while his loving, caring, housekeeping wife is away She leaves him with very simple instructions on how to keep the house while she s gone without leaving him terribly much work to do He figures he s got it covered, and she s off.When his wife leaves, Jamie s friends come over with a jug of cider and have a grand old time Of course, this also means they make a grand old mess Jamie, being the lazy man he is, should have cleaned it all up, but he neglects to do so, figuring he d do it all in the morning.Well, wouldn t you know it The laziest man in the world gets a blessing put on him A creature comes in that very night and cleans the whole house, top to bottom,...

  2. says:

    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 I don t seem to recall drinking getting drunk ever registering positively or negatively in my brain when I encountered it in books 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, w...

  3. says:

    If you have any fondness for the movie Harvey, this book 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 childr...

  4. says:

    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 ...

  5. says:

    I like Jamie O Rourke and the Big Potato better, but kids like Tomie dePaola s stories regardless of my opinion

  6. says:

    Summary Jamie must keep the house while his wife is away Why I Read This RAR s March Books.Review It was fine Not my favorite from Tomie de Paola, but solid.

  7. says:

    Another favorite for St Paddy s Day

  8. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here When Jamie O Rourke s wife, Eileen, goes to her sisters for a week, Jamie plans nothingthan sleeping and eating so as not to have to do anythan necessary When Jamie s cronies show up with a jug of cider, he and his pals have a grand old time eating, drinking and making a fine mess That night, to Jamie s wonderment, a pooka enters the cottage and cleans it from top to bottom With the pooka returning each night, Jamie and his pals get messier and messier till one night, Jamie pluck When Jamie O Rourke s wife, Eileen, goes to her sisters for a week, Jamie plans nothingthan sleeping and eating so as not to have to do anythan necessary When Jamie s cronies show up with a jug of cider, he and his pals have a grand old time eating, drinking and making a fine mess That night, to Jamie s wonderment, a pooka enters the cottage and cleans it from top to bottom With the pooka returning each night, Jamie and his pals get messier and messier till one night, Jamie plucks up enough courage to ask the creature why he s cleaning the house The pooka explains that he was once the laziest servant that was ever clothed and fed and that when his time for the other world came, his punishment was to roam the land cleaning after others Jamie, taking pity on the creature, decides to offer him his coat for his troubles little realizing that by offering the coat,...

  9. says:

    Jamie O Rourke and the Pooka by Tomie dePaola tells the tale of the laziest and messiest man in Ireland who parties with his friends while his wife is away A mischevious, magical pooka arrives to clean Jamie s house every night Will Jamie s luck hold out until his wife comes home DePaola s illustrations match this folktale well, emphasizing the humor I expecially enjoyed the cat and dog who enjoyed sleeping when Jamie did, eating when the partying friends came over, and frowned when Jamie s Jamie O Rourke and the Pooka by Tomie dePaola tells the tale of the laziest and messiest man in Ireland who parties with his friends while his wife is away A mischevious, magical pooka arrives to clean Jamie s house every night Will Jamie s luck hold out until his wife comes home DePaola s illustrations match this folktale well, emphasizing the humor I expecially enjoyed the cat and dog who...

  10. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Jamie s wife leaves to visit her sister, but Jamie is lazy and the house gets messy So a pooka a creature that looks like a donkey comes at night and cleans up Finally, in thanks Jamie gives the pooka what he wants a coat But then the pooka says he doesn t have to clean up any the curse was only on him until somebody rewarded him So the house is messy again when his wife comes home.The ending was cute, I guess, but not a great lesson to teach kids That you shouldn t reward somebo Jamie s wife leaves...

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