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St. Patrick’s Day Read Aloud Books

St Patricks Day Read Aloud Books
St Patricks Day Read Aloud Books

Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Read Aloud Books

Grab your shamrocks, put on something green, and join in the merry making with these fun St. Patrick’s Day read aloud books.

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#1 How to Catch a Leprechaun

How to Catch a Leprechaun by Adam Wallace

Follow a wee leprechaun as he travels from house to house making mischief. He is tempted by the treats, but must be careful to avoid the various leprechaun traps set up to catch him.

#2 Fiona’s Luck

Fiona’s Luck by Teresa Bateman

After the greedy leprechaun king takes away all the luck in Ireland, Fiona must come up with a plan to bring good fortune back to her people.

#3 Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato

Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato by Tomie dePaola

Lazy Jamie O’Rourke is excited when he happens to discover a leprechaun singing and making shoes. Expecting a pot of gold, Jamie is surprised when the tricky leprechaun wants to purchase his freedom with a tiny potato seed.

#4 The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day

The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day by Natasha Wing

In the form of a poem, this story tells all about the exciting events that happen on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day.

#5 That’s What Leprechauns Do

That’s What Leprechauns Do by Eve Bunting

Learn about the history of leprechauns and all their mischievous ways with this informative and entertaining story about the wee folk of Ireland.

#6 The Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day Ever

The Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day Ever by Teddy Slater

It’s a St. Patrick’s Day parade! There’s leprechauns, dancing, and all sorts of fun to be had. Join this leprechaun family as they march in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

#7 The Story of the Leprechaun

The Story of the Leprechaun by Katherine Tegen

The village shoemaker is a leprechaun who keeps his gold well hidden. One day, a greedy man discovers the hiding spot and tries to steal the gold. How will the clever little leprechaun keep his gold safe?



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