St. Patrick’s Day is usually known for the wearing of the green, shamrocks, leprechauns, and green beverages. But as you celebrate this year, consider reading a few books about Irish history, culture, and humor – kid-friendly, of course! Here are some suggestions, but feel free to share your own.
St. Patrick and the Three Brave Mice by Joyce Stengel and Herb Leonhard
Too Many Leprechauns: Or How That Pot o’ Gold Got to the End of the Rainbow by Stephen Krensky and Dan Andreasen
The Leprechaun’s Gold by Pamela Duncan Edwards and Henry Cole
Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato by Tomie dePaola
That’s What Leprechauns Do by Eve Bunting and Emily Arnold McCully
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover! by Lucille Colandro and Jared D. Lee