10 Best Saint Patrick's Day Books For Fun with Family

10 Best Saint Patrick's Day Books For Fun with Family

It is not hard to see that Irish culture plays a big role in our family. My husband's family is Irish, our children have Celtic names, and our youngest son was born on Santa Patrick's day. As we celebrate our Irish heritage throughout the year, we always look forward to March, when we release all of our favorite St. John’s Day books.

Want to teach your kids more about Santa Patrick and get into Irish culture? Don't miss our favorite St Patrick's Day books for kids and families to enjoy.

Patrick Patron Saint of Ireland

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Patrick Patron Saint of Ireland

The story of Patrick's life, from his noble birth in Britain, to his capture and deportation to Ireland by a gang of thugs, "dreams" led him to convert the Irish people to Christianity. DePaola also recounts many well-known legends, including the story of how Patrick removed all snakes from Ireland. After reading this article, don't miss these Saint Patrick printers.

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St. Patrick's Day

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St. Patrick's Day

In a book similar to the one he made for themes from boats to birthdays, Gibbons provides information about St. Patrick's Day with easy-to-read text and a clean, colorful format. He writes about important details of Patrick's life - his youth in slavery, his return to Britain, where he was ordained, and his life dedicated to the Irish Revolution - and highlights the signs and events of St. John's Day.

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S is for Shamrock: An Ireland Alphabet (Discover the World)

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S is for Shamrock An Ireland Alphabet (Discover the World) 

This beautiful alphabet book gives readers an A-Z guided tour of this small island country whose influence exceeds the boundaries of its ocean.

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The Story of Saint Patrick's Day

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The Story of Saint Patrick's Day

Do we have leprechauns in your house? The book board looks at traditional Irish symbols such as shamrock and harp and then moves on to the biography of Santa Patrick. It is one of our family's favorites.

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The St. Patrick's Day Shillelagh (Albert Whitman Prairie Paperback)

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The St. Patrick's Day Shillelagh

Between 1845 and 1851, thousands of Irish men, women, and children died when the potato crop failed. Fergus and his family moved to the U.S. S. at this time. At his last home at night, he cuts a branch from his favorite blackthorn tree to "take a piece of Ireland with him on a sea voyage". The branch is beaten into a lump, a walking stick. Within this shillelagh is the story of the Fergus family. Every day of St. Patrick, there is talk of their flight from Ireland. Fergus grows up and gives his son Declan shillelagh. Next, Declan gives it to his son Emmet so it goes on, for generations. The object becomes an heir and continues to be given stories of poetry told by the elders of the family.

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Tales from Old Ireland

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Tales from Old Ireland

This fascinating collection of favorite Irish legends is to be read aloud everywhere. Described by Malachy Doyle in captivating language, the main characters in life, the spectacular scenes, and the magical events of all the stories, including the famous myth of the Children of the Witches of Lir, are also vividly portrayed by Niamh Sharkey's brilliant art, making it a book that will transport students abroad.

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Fiona's Luck

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Fiona's Luck

The first text full of wisdom, magic, and leprechauns, is sure to make St. John's Day happy. Patrick and all year round. The luck of the Irish has diminished after the greedy Leprechaun king took all the luck in Ireland and locked it. It is only one cunning girl, Fiona that comes up with a plan to get good luck and good news from leprechauns managers to help the people of Ireland. With clever charades, Fiona uses her ingenuity to defeat the powerful King of Leprechaun and bring good luck back to the Emerald Isle. The greedy King Leprechaun has shut down all luck in Ireland and the whole country is in despair. With clever chargers, Fiona gifted the King of Leprechaun and restored good fortune to the land.

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The Leprechaun's Gold

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The Leprechaun's Gold

In this old Irish legend, two harpists - the good-hearted Old Pat and the evil-minded Young Tom - went to the competition to name the best harpist in all of Ireland. When Young Tom realizes that Old Pat is a really good artist, he makes plans to become a champion - but he doesn't see the subtlety of the cruel little leprechaun.

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St. Patrick's Day Alphabet (ABC Series)

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St. Patrick's Day Alphabet (ABC Series)

This beautifully illustrated dictionary describes 26 Irish cultures. After learning more about Irish culture, try your hand at one of St Patrick's Day's simple food for kids.

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This Is Ireland

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This Is Ireland

This is Ireland, first published in 1964, bringing the miracle of the Emerald Isle, where the shamrock grows and the leprechaun stands at the end of every rainbow, protecting the golden cork. There is Dublin with its bustling crowds, tall towers, and Trinity College; there is Clonmacnois, the royal burial ground; there is the Blarkney Stone for refreshing elegance, and more, much more in this fertile, friendly place full of lovely lakes and mountains that fall into the sea.

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