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.
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.
THAT’S WHAT LEPRECHAUNS DO by Eve Bunting
Take a journey with three mischievous leprechauns to find out about the “important” work they do!
O’SULLIVAN STEW by Hudson Talbott
“A feisty Irish girl sets out to save her village from starvation.” – from Publisher’s Weekly
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.
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.
LUCKY TUCKER by Leslie McGuirk
Find out how a bed of four leaf clovers helped make Tucker a lucky dog.
TEN LUCKY LEPRECHAUNS by Kathryn Heling
A counting book with a funny, rhyming story about ten leprechaun friends.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!