Feeling lucky? Pick up a St. Patrick’s Day read at the Abington Community Library.
“Fluffy’s Lucky Day” by Kate McMullan with illustrations by Mavis Smith
In this early reader, Fluffy, the classroom guinea pig, learns along with the rest of the class all about St. Patrick’s Day.
“The Gingerbread Man and the Leprechaun Loose at School” by Laura Murray with illustrations by Mike Lowery
In this picture book, the Gingerbread Man must outsmart a tricky leprechaun by setting a trap.
“How to Catch a Leprechaun” by Adam Wallace with illustrations by Andy Elkerton
A rhyming tale of St. Patrick’s Day.
“Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato” retold by Tomie dePaola
This picture book is a retelling of a classic Irish folktale in which a lazy man captures a leprechaun.
“The Leprechaun Under the Bed” by Teresa Bateman with illustrations by Paul Meisel
Brian the Leprechaun enjoys his solitary life until a man builds a cottage right above his underground home.
“March Mischief” by Rob Rob with illustrations by John Steven Gurney
In this short chapter book, kids must solve the mystery of the missing leprechaun statues.
“St. Patrick’s Day Crafts” by Carol Gnojewski
Includes information about the origin of the holiday, as well as craft instructions for projects like Celtic jewelry and a Blarney stone.
Laura Gardoski is Head of Youth Services at the Abington Community Library.