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12 St Patricks Day Books for Children

12 St Patricks Day Books for Children

12 St Patricks Day Books for Children

St Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and I have put together 12 St Patricks Day books for children to learn about the history of St Patrick’s Day, the customs of Ireland and of course, you can’t forget those silly little leprechauns.

12 St Patricks Day books for little children

12 St Patricks Day Books for Children

Ten Lucky Leprechauns

Ten Lucky Leprechauns St Patrick's Day Book

Count from one to ten as one little leprechaun looking for treasure magically becomes ten silly leprechaun friends at the end of the rainbow! A humorous, rhyming celebration of St. Patrick’s Day!


Green Shamrocks
Green Shamrocks
Rabbit is growing shamrocks in a pretty yellow pot–he’s getting them ready for St. Patrick’s Day so he can wear them for the parade! When his pot of beautiful green shamrocks goes missing, he goes searching . . . will he find them in time?

Happy St Patrick’s Day, Curious George

Today is George’s lucky day—St. Patrick’s Day is here! George loves a celebration, and St. Patrick’s Day means plenty o’ music, dancing, and feasting fun! He dresses up in his festive finest, looks for leprechauns, and learns some Irish dance steps. But can George make it to the parade without causing any trouble?

The Leprechaun’s Gold

The Leprechaun's Gold

In this classic Irish legend, two harpists—merry-hearted Old Pat and ill-spirited Young Tom—set off for a contest to name the finest harpist in all of Ireland. When Young Tom realizes that Old Pat is truly the better musician, he schemes to be the winner—but he doesn’t reckon with the clever trickery of a mischievous little leprechaun.

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover

She’s back! That lovely old lady has returned just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Now she’s swallowing items to make the perfect rainbow to hide a pot of gold.

How to Trap a Leprechaun

How To Trap a Leprechaun

Legend has it that if you catch a leprechaun, he’ll grant you a wish. But, be careful! Leprechauns are full of trickery. To catch one, you’ll need to be clever in crafting your trap. Grab some glitter and glue and get prepared for your wily holiday visitors!

How to Catch a Leprechaun
How to Catch a Leprechaun

How to catch a leprechaun? 
It’s tougher than you think!
He’ll turn your whole house upside down.
He’s quicker than a wink!

The Night Before St Patrick’s Day

The Night Before St Patrick's Day

It’s the night before St. Patrick’s Day, and Tim and Maureen are wide awake setting traps to catch a leprechaun! When they wake the next morning to the sound of their dad playing the bagpipes and the smell of their mom cooking green eggs, they’re shocked to find that they’ve actually caught a leprechaun. But will they be able to find his pot of gold? 

The Story of St Patrick’s Day

The Story of Saint Patrick's Day

Story of the life of Saint Patrick and the way the holiday is celebrated today.

It’s St Patrick’s Day, Dear Dragon

It's St Patrick's Day Dear Dragon Kids Book
A boy and his pet dragon celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by finding things that are green.

St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick's Day Children's Book

Today in Mrs. Madoff’s class we all wore something green to school. Kate played the fiddle and we danced to Irish music. Then we learned about St. Patrick and many Irish tales and traditions. Now we know why there are no snakes in Ireland. Not everyone in school is all Irish like me, but we all can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day together!

Lucky Tucker

Lucky Tucker Saint Patrick's Day Book
When Tucker the terrier wakes up on Saint Patrick’s Day, he gets off on the wrong paw. Nothing is going his way until he rolls in a bed of clover — a bed of four-leaf clovers, that is, which just happens to belong to a leprechaun! Lucky Tucker! From snatching a falling scoop of ice cream to wrestling with his best friends to getting a whole box of new toys, Tucker is now the luckiest dog around!

If you enjoyed the 12 St Patricks Day books for children, please see the additional ideas below to go with a St Patricks Day theme.

Additional St Patrick’s Day Ideas

St Patrick's Day Circle Time Game Dyed Rice in the Sensory Table - Recipe Pot of Gold Maze - St Patricks Day
Five Shamrocks Flannel Board St Patricks Day Theme Shamrock Tissue Paper Pattern


Additional Books on Amazon:

Additional Items on Amazon:
Bugs Save St. Patrick’s Day Felt Figures for Flannelboard

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