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The Magic Pot

4.34  ·  Rating Details  ·  62 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
A demon in the guise of a magic pot outwits a greedy rich man and brings wealth and happiness to a poor old fellow and his wife.
Unknown Binding, 36 pages
Published January 1st 1977 by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard
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THE MAGIC POT was published in 1977 but the wonderful story and the awesome pictures make it a stand-out book to read to kids 4 and older today. Meant to teach a lesson, it is about a poor couple who meet a good little demon who has turned himself into a black metal pot.

A neighbor who has everything has turned the old man away with the words, "If you are too old to eat, you are too old to work." Heartbroken, he dreads telling his wife what has happened when he mysteriously comes upon a pot in th
Lisa Ulibarri
Mar 26, 2015 Lisa Ulibarri rated it it was amazing
This books is one that is sure to entertain those of all ages who enjoy the stories with a lesson to go with it.
Jul 18, 2012 Cherie rated it it was amazing
This book is amazing. I still have my copy from when I was young and my mom would read this to me every night, sometimes twice. I just loved it that much as a kid and I love it that much now. Read this to your children. Do it.
Meredith C
Aug 01, 2010 Meredith C rated it really liked it
I loved this book as a child and I loved reading it to my own small children. Love it when the bad guy gets it in the end.
Nov 18, 2008 Jeff rated it really liked it
I read this book as a child & was fortunate enough to find it later on in life.
Apr 17, 2013 Beth rated it it was amazing
My favorite children's book to this day. :)
Apr 29, 2007 Jefe rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: my kids
Hucka Pucka! My favorite book as a kid
Mylksnake Wilson
Jan 08, 2010 Mylksnake Wilson rated it it was amazing
Shelves: baby
Read to baby Jan 8th, 2010.
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Patricia Coombs was born on July 23, 1926 in Los Angeles, California and during her school age years lived in Hawaii, Boston, New York, and San Francisco. She was always reading books and would hide in unusual places to avoid getting caught reading instead of playing. She attended DePauw University, Michigan State University, and received her bachelor's and master's degrees in English from the Uni ...more
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