Picture Books for the Irish in Everyone

I’m “Irish by marriage” and my daughters love St. Patrick’s Day. With those things in mind, I decided to post some whimsical Irish-themed picture books worth sharing with the little ones in your life.

 

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ST. PATRICK’S DAY by Gail Gibbons

An introduction to how the holiday began, how it is celebrated today, and information about the life and work of St. Patrick.

 

 

 

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THAT’S WHAT LEPRECHAUNS DO by Eve Bunting

Take a journey with three mischievous leprechauns to find out about the “important” work they do!

 

 

 

 

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O’SULLIVAN STEW by Hudson Talbott

“A feisty Irish girl sets out to save her village from starvation.” – from Publisher’s Weekly

 

 

 

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HOW TO CATCH A LEPRECHAUN by Adam Wallace

Setting a trap to catch a leprechaun is exciting stuff…will it work? Great book to springboard a creative new family tradition.

 

 

 

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THERE WAS AN OLD LADY WHO SWALLOWED A CLOVER        by Lucille Colandro

A festive twist to the traditional story that eventually leads to a rainbow and a pot of gold.

 

 

 

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LUCKY TUCKER by Leslie McGuirk

Find out how a bed of four leaf clovers helped make Tucker a lucky dog.

 

 

 

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TEN LUCKY LEPRECHAUNS by Kathryn Heling

A counting book with a funny, rhyming story about ten leprechaun friends.

 

 

 

 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


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