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One Potato, Two Potato The Folklore of American Children by Mary Knapp

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7452260M
ISBN 100393090396
ISBN 109780393090390

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One Potato, Two Potato by Cynthia C. DeFelice is a story about an old man and woman, Mr. and Mrs. O'Grady, who are very poor and live in a little cottage all by themselves. They survive only by eating one potato a day for every meal/5. "One Potato, Two Potato" is children's picture book written and illustrated by Todd Doodler. One potato wants to have a party and invite all of friends. Obviously he has more friends than he thinks because before he knows it there are way too many potato friends at his party. The illustrations are simple but appropriate for an early reader/5. Mr. and Mrs. O'Grady are so poor they have just one of everything to share – one potato a day, one chair, one blanket full of holes, and one gold coin for a rainy day. After digging up the last potato in their patch, Mr. O'Grady comes upon a big black by: One potato transforms into two, two into four, and so on; the O'Grady's meager savings grow exponentially as well. But what the O'Gradys want most is the one thing money can't buy.

When one potato falls in the pot, two potatoes pop out. In goes one hair pin, out come two. With the pot’s magic, the O’Grady’s turn their meager existence into one of comfort (but not excess). Then Mr. O’Grady accidentally trips into the pot and out pops you guessed it! Soon the elderly couple has everything they need, including.   One potato transforms into two, two into four, and so on; the O'Grady's meager savings grow exponentially as well. But what the O'Gradys want most is the one thing money can't buy. When they discover they can duplicate themselves, their fondest wish is Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr). Get this from a library! One potato, two potato. [Cynthia C DeFelice; Andrea U'Ren] -- This retelling of a Chinese folktale pays tribute to the author's Irish heritage, and to the joys of an old marriage, new friendships, and the impulse to share. Using pen and gouache, the artist.   Mr. and Mrs. O’Grady live a simple—even Spartan—life. Their children are grown. They have one chair, one coat, one blanket and one candle; and they share one potato for their one meal each day. They are quite happy with each other, but both would secretly like to have a friend with whom to discuss their favorite topics. One day, Mr. O’Grady discovers a large black Author: Cynthia Defelice.

1 potato 2 potato dud This is my last story in this series. Angie complains over and over again about not wanting to investigate the murder. She acts like someone is forcing her to get into other people's business. They also treat Hope like a 15 year old. The characters are flat and uninspired. It's a very annoying and unrealistic story. One Potato Two shop for Antiques State Route 5 Bloomfield, NY () One Potato, Two Potato is a black-and-white American drama film directed by Larry Peerce and starring Barbara Barrie and Bernie Hamilton. 3 Additional information. 6 External links. Julie Cullen is a young divorced parent, on her own for the past four years since her husband abandoned her and their daughter, Ellen, only a year old at the Music by: Gerald Fried. Book reviews. One Potato, Two Potato Cynthia DeFelice Review by Alice Cary. September Poor Mr. and Mrs. O'Grady! This couple lives a very meager life, indeed, in a tiny cottage, with only one potato to share each day, one hairpin, one chair, one ragged blanket, one worn coat, one candle, which they never burn, and one gold coin, which they.