1. The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day (Reading Railroad) by Natasha Wing
It’s the night before St. Patrick’s Day, and Tim and Maureen are wide awake setting traps to catch a leprechaun! When they wake the next morning to the sound of their dad playing the bagpipes and the smell of their mom cooking green eggs, they are shocked to find that they have actually caught a leprechaun.
But will they be able to find his pot of gold? Natasha Wing’s latest title is once again told in verse to the same meter of Clement Moore’s classic …
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2. Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland by Tomie dePaola
The story of Patrick’s life, from his noble birth in Britain, to his being captured and taken to Ireland by a group of bandits, to the “dreams” that led him to convert the Irish people to the Christian faith.
Tomie DePaola also retells several well-known legends, including the story of how Patrick got rid of all the snakes in Ireland …
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3. Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Curious George by H. A. Rey
Today is George’s lucky day—St. Patrick’s Day is here! George loves a celebration, and St.Patrick’s Day means plenty o’ music, dancing, and feasting fun! He dresses up in his festive finest, looks for leprechauns, and learns some Irish dance steps.
But can George make it to the parade without causing any trouble? See if his lucky four leaf clover will come through. Jaunty poems make for a fun, read-aloud celebration! A fine holiday gift for fans of Curious George …
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4. Ten Lucky Leprechauns by Kathryn Heling
Fiddle-de-fizz, ’tis magic, it is! When leprechauns find each other.
Count from one to ten as one little leprechaun looking for treasure magically becomes ten silly leprechaun friends at the end of the rainbow! A humorous, rhyming celebration of St. Patrick’s Day!
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5. The Leprechaun Who Lost His Rainbow by Sean Callahan
It’s raining, and Colleen is sad. How can her grandfather play his bagpipes in the St.Patrick’s Day parade? His music is so beautiful it makes people laugh and cry at once.
Suddenly, a leprechaun appears before her. He says he can make the sun come out by creating a rainbow, but to build its colors, Colleen must give up the thing she holds most dear …
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