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Top 10 Books to Read for St. Patrick’s Day

Can you believe that it is March already? I certainly can’t! However, I am excited to dive into all of the amazing Irish folktales and St. Patrick’s Day stories over the next couple of weeks. I hope you will join me! Head to your local library or follow the link to get these amazing books into your collection to celebrate Irish culture in the month of March.

The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day

Tim and Maureen are preparing for St. Patrick’s Day by setting a trap to catch a leprechaun. In the morning, the children are surprised and delighted to found that they caught a leprechaun, but will they be able to find his legendary pot of gold?

Fiona’s Luck

Luck was abundant throughout Ireland and available to all who would catch some. One day, the leprechaun king decided he wanted all the luck for himself and soon, the luck was gone, locked tightly in a box. As the country suffers, Fiona decides to use her wit and charm to get the luck back. Will she succeed? Or will the country be without luck forever?

Finn McCool and the Great Fish

Finn is a sweet giant who is well love by all of the villagers. Finn is a lot of things, sweet, thoughtful, helpful, . . . but he isn’t smart. After overhearing the whispers of the villagers, Finn goes in search for the wisest man in the world to ask for wisdom. However, he finds wisdom in the most unexpected place.

Fin McCoul: The Giant of Knockmany Hill

When Fin finds himself being hunted by the Giant of Knockmany Hill, he begins to panic. What can he do? His wife comes to the rescue and thinks of a plan to scare off the giant. Fin is skeptical. Will her plan work? Or will they end up in more trouble?

Tim O’Toole and the Wee Folk

Tim is a poor man and it doesn’t look like his luck will change any time soon. When his wife sends him away to get a job and bring back money for the family, Tim makes an incredible discovery . . . little people! How will these little people change his life? Will he be able to provide for his family?

St. Patrick’s Day in the Morning

Nell is excited for St. Patrick’s day to begin! But then he remembers that is too young to be a part of the parade. At this thought, Nell decides to conduct his own little parade through the village at the wee hours of the morning. Will others enjoy his parade?

The Secret Life of Leprechauns

Leprechaun’s are sneaky and hard to spot, but do you want to learn all about them? Then this is the book for you!

Jamie O’Rourke and the Giant Potato

Jamie is a lazy man who relies on his wife to dig up their potatoes. One day, his wife can’t work and its up to Jamie to provide for the family. He comes along and discovers a leprechaun. Rather than giving Jamie a pot of gold to solve all of his problems, he gives him a seed instead. Will the seed be worthless? Or will it change Jamie’s life forever?

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover

The old lady’s hunger is insatiable! And today, she’s eating everything that is related to St. Patrick’s Day. What will she do when she’s full?

That’s Just What Leprechauns Do

Three little leprechauns get into mischief as they make their way to the end of the rainbow to place the pot of gold there in time for St. Patrick’s day. Will they make it? Or will their shenanigans get out of hand?

Happy reading!

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