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The Enormous Potato by Aubrey Davis

The Enormous Potato (edition 2001)

by Aubrey Davis, Dusan Petricic (Illustrator)

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Title:The Enormous Potato
Authors:Aubrey Davis
Other authors:Dusan Petricic (Illustrator)
Info:Turtleback (2001), School & Library Binding, 32 pages
Collections:Picture books, Traditional Literature, Your library
Tags:traditional literature, picture book, old textbook, folktale

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The Enormous Potato by Aubrey Davis



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This book is about a man who grew an enormous potato and needed help digging it up. The potato is too big for the man to do by himself so he calls all the members of his family to help him. They cook the potato and share it with the community. This book would be a good text for reading because it is repetitive and there are many sound words in the book. The sound words can help the reader understand the emotions that are being portrayed.
  Cameron.InouyeNg | Dec 2, 2016 |
The Enormous Potato begins with a farmer who plants an eye --- a potato eye. It grows and grows into an enormous potato. Harvest time comes, but the potato is so big that the farmer can't pull it out. So he calls for help, first to his wife, then to their daughter, then to the dog and so on. Energetic illustrations capture the growing determination of the family to free the potato from the soil and the celebratory feast that follows their success.
  wichitafriendsschool | Sep 1, 2016 |
Ooh, Irish people, we love our potatoes! ( )
  emtimmins | Mar 18, 2014 |
Story about a man who found a potato growing. Everyone tried to pull it out, until the whole town helps. Once they get it out, it feeds the whole town. Cute silly story! ( )
  stevekep32 | Apr 22, 2010 |
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A farmer's potato grows to such an enormous size that he needs the help of his wife, his daughter, a dog, a cat, and a mouse to pull it up.

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