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Tomie DePaola

Jamie is the laziest man in all of Ireland and relies on his wife to grow his potatoes. When his wife hurts her back and needs to stay in bed, Jamie worries that he will starve. Then he meets a leprechaun who give him a magic potato seed and he devises a plan so he never has to worry about food again.

Every year Strega Nona plants a beautiful garden, and this year Big Anthony wants to plant one as well. When harvest day comes, Strega Nona’s kitchen is already overflowing with vegetables from her garden, so what will Big Anthony do with his?

In this unique picture book, author Tomie dePaola introduces some of the most common types of clouds, as well as the myths and legends inspired by their shapes. Simple, whimsical illustrations show the variations in shape and color that herald changes in the weather.