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Your children will be lucky to find these St Patricks Day childrens books on your bookshelves this March! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a good book!
Whether you’re looking for a fun St. Patrick’s Day picture book or a nonfiction book about St. Patrick himself, this collection of picture books is a great place to start your search.
St Patricks Day Childrens Books
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of St Patricks day books that will help your elementary-aged students celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Ten Lucky Leprechauns – 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!
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?
How to Catch a Leprechaun – You’ve been planning night and day, and finally you’ve created the perfect trap! Now all you need to do is wait. Is this the year you’ll finally catch the leprechaun? Start a St. Patrick’s Day tradition with this fun and lively children’s book.
Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase – It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and it’s also the grand opening of Pete the Cat’s leprechaun catching business. Pete gears up to trap a leprechaun for his friends! But catching a leprechaun is never easy—especially if it’s Clover, who’s full of tricks.
O’Sullivan Stew – Someone has stolen the witch of Crookhaven’s horse, and there will be no peace in the village until it is returned. So bold, brassy Kate O’Sullivan takes matters into her own hands. But instead of saving the day, she manages to land herself–and her family–in trouble with the king. So Kate sets out to save their hides the only way she knows how–with a good story.
Let’s Count: St. Patrick’s Day Edition – This is the St Patty’s Day edition that teaches kids how to count in a unique and fun way. They will be asked to count how many rainbows, or how many clovers…all related to the St. Patricks Day Holiday!
Jack and the Leprechaun – It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and Jack Mouse is visiting his cousin Sean in Ireland. Sean tells Jack about the myth of leprechauns, and Jack is determined to catch one for himself!
Three Ways to Trap a Leprechaun – Maker-girl Claire is determined to catch a leprechaun to prove that these magical, mischievous, miniature marvels are real.
The Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day Ever! – Top o’ the morning! It’s March 17th, and the Leprechauns are gathered for their favorite day of the year. Join them as they celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with music, dancing, and a parade!
St. Patrick’s Day in the Morning – Jamie seeks a way to prove that he is not too young to march in the big St. Patrick’s Day parade.
St. Patrick’s Day – In this bright picture book, nonfiction master Gail Gibbons tells you everything you need to know about this holiday. You’ll learn the story of Patrick’s life, legends about the saint, and the history of the holiday.
Hooray for St. Patrick’s Day! – It’s Saint Patrick’s Day, and time to join in the celebration. Children can lift the flaps for interactive fun as they see the children in this book make holiday crafts, taste traditional Irish food, perform a play about Saint Patrick, and even march in a Saint Patrick’s Day parade.
The Story of Saint Patrick’s Day – Parents can use this book to introduce little ones to the meaning behind Saint Patrick’s Day.
The Story of the Leprechaun – Ever wondered why leprechauns hide their pot of gold at the end of rainbows? The answer is revealed in this delightful and magical tale.
A Berry Lucky St. Patrick’s Day – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this special St. Patty’s-themed book featuring Strawberry Shortcake and all her friends and a berry lucky four-leaf clover!
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
Sensory play is a great way to engage young minds while building fine motor skills. This St. Patrick’s Day sensory play box is perfect for preschool and young elementary skills.
Peg dolls are so much fun! Kids can use these St. Patrick’s Day peg dolls to reenact their favorite stories. They’ll inspire hours of imaginative play.