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Enchanted Tales for Little Leprechauns

All eyes are smiling with these fun stories that celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
 
Fluffy's Lucky Day
by Kate McMullan

On the day of the school's Saint Patrick's Day party, Fluffy, the classroom guinea pig, learns about and meets a leprechaun.

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Leprechauns Don't Play Basketball
Series: Bailey School Kids, Book #4
by Marcia Thornton Jones , Debbie Dadey

There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey city. The Bailey School kids meet "Magic" O'Grady, who has more than the average tricks on the court. But could the very short basketball coach from Ireland really be a leprechaun?

The Baily School Kids are going to find out!

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A Pot O' Gold: A Treasury of Irish Stories, Poetry, Folklore, and (of Course) Blarney
by Kathleen Krull Illustrated by David McPhail

A noted writer and a beloved illustrator bring the legacy of the Emerald Isle to life. Created for families, this anthology compiles classic and rare examples of Irish culture, including stories, poems, songs, recipes, and even a little blarney.

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Brave Margaret: An Irish Adventure
by Robert D. San Souci Illustrated by Sally Wern Comport

Margaret has a brave heart. She dreams of adventure and longs to travel to distant lands, so when a tall ship appears in the harbor, headed north to the Kingdoms of the Cold, Margaret won't be left behind.

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The Irish Cinderlad
by Shirley Climo Illustrated by Loretta Krupinski

A hero's feats?

Ever since he was a baby, Becan's only worry has been his big feet — until his widowed father remarries.  His new stepmother and her three daughters feed him crusts of bread and banish him to work in the fields.  So Becan runs away.

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Looking for Leprechauns
by Abby Klein Illustrated by John McKinley

Today is Freddy's lucky day. It's St. Patrick's Day, a holiday full of green and gold. Children who don't wear green to school will get pinched by Max the bully, so Freddy makes sure to put on his green shark shirt. St.

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Robin Hill School: The Luck of the Irish: Ready-To-Read Level 1
by Margaret McNamara

Mrs. Connor's class gets ready for St. Patrick's Day at Robin Hill School. When the shamrocks Katie makes look different from Mrs. Connor's, whose are correct?

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Tim O'Toole and the Wee Folk: An Irish Tale
by Gerald R. McDermott

This lighthearted Irish tale of magic, greed, and revenge from Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Gerald McDermott reminds us that a bit of good luck is never out of reach, as long as you look for the wee folk.

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Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka
by Tomie dePaola

Jamie O'Rourke's wife, Eileen, has left him alone for a week. All he has to do is clean the dishes and sweep the house. Of course, Jamie's the messiest man in Ireland as well as the laziest, but when a magical pooka comes to do all the housework, he figures he's also the luckiest.

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Fin M'Coul: The Giant Of Knockmany Hill
by Tomie dePaola

Fin M'Coul is troubled when he learns that Cucullin wants to hurt him. Instead of Fin running away again, his wife has a plan to trick the evil Cucullin.

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The Willows and Beyond
by William Horwood , Horwood Illustrated by Patrick Benson
William Horwood is the author of the acclaimed Duncton trilogies. Patrick Benson studied at the Chelsea Art School and St. Martin's School of Art. Both live in England.
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That's What Leprechauns Do
by Eve Bunting Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully

The three leprechauns Ari, Boo, and Col have a job to do. They must race to where they've buried the pot of gold and dig it up before the rainbow comes.

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The Shamrock Scare
by Courtney Tyo Illustrated by Duendes Del Sur

Scooby-Doo is an 'Ameri-canine' icon, the most beloved cartoon pooch of the past three generations. The snack-sniffling sleuth and his pals are in the midst of a huge popularity and awareness upswing

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