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We don’t celebrate too much of St. Patrick’s Day around here.
We don’t decorate in shades of green. We own very little green clothing. We’re not even huge fans of Irish food (no offense to any Irish folk reading this; I’m sure I’d like you very much!).
BUT, no matter the holiday, something we always do is pick out a handful of books to celebrate. Just like I did for Valentine’s Day, here is a list of ten St. Patty’s Day books under $10, geared just for toddlers!
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.” Ps…this would also be a super cute book to read while creating a real life leprechaun trap! I’ve seen many ideas on Pinterest.
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?”
Where’s the Leprechaun? || “Where, oh where, have all the leprechauns gone? On a big adventure and up to all sorts of shenanigans! Can you find and color these magical creatures on every fun, action-packed page?”
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?”
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. Will luck be on Pete’s side? Or will Pete learn luck is actually something earned?”
Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day Ever! || “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!”
The Itsy Bitsy Leprechaun || “A magical St. Patrick’s Day twist on the popular nursery rhyme “The Itsy Bitsy Spider!” The itsy bitsy leprechaun is ready for a St. Patrick’s Day adventure as he searches for a lucky four-leaf clover.”
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!”
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover! || “There was an Old Lady who swallowed things over and over, and now she's come back to swallow 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.”
Lucky Tucker || “After rolling in a patch of four-leaf clovers on St. Patrick's Day, Tucker the terrier goes from having nothing go his way to becoming the luckiest dog of the day.”
I hope you all have a very lucky St. Patrick’s Day!
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