St. Patrick’s Day books for kids are a great way to share the holiday and its traditions. When the Irish celebrate, they usually do so with fun parties and parades!
Below are 10 books on St. Patrick’s Day your children are sure to love!
- The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day by Natasha Wing
It’s T’was the Night Before Christmas, St. Patrick’s Day style! Two children decide to set a leprechaun trap, and they wake on St. Patty’s Day to find they’ve caught one. He’s very tricky, so can they find his pot of gold too?
- The Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day Ever by Teddy Slater
Join in as these lucky leprechauns celebrate with a feast and parade on March 17th! This fun rhyming book helps teach more about the holiday and Irish traditions, and the fun and colorful pages are sure to capture your child’s attention!
- Green Shamrocks by Eve Bunting
Rabbit decides to grow his own four-leaf clovers to wear in the St. Patrick’s Day parade. When he finds a yellow pot beside a tree, he decides it’s the perfect place to grow his shamrocks. When his pot filled with his clovers goes missing on the morning of March 17th, Rabbit must hurry to find it before the celebration!
- Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Top O’The Clubhouse by Disney Book Group
There’s a St. Patrick’s Day party going on at the Clubhouse! Mickey and the gang are competing in the four-leaf clover contest, but it looks like Pete is up to no good. Can the friends use Toodles and some problem-solving skills to save the holiday?
- There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Clover by Lucille Colandro
Another fun rhyming book about St. Patrick’s day! From a fun and entertaining series, this little old lady loves to swallow things – and this time, it’s to create a beautiful rainbow for the holiday. Follow along as she swallows each time, and you learn why.
- Hooray for St. Patrick’s Day! by Joan Holub
This lift-a-flap book brings a St. Patrick’s day celebration alive. The party is complete with tasty Irish foods, fun crafts, and there’s even a parade. Be sure to find the leprechaun hiding on each page too!
- Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato by Tomie dePaola
Based on an old Irish folktale, this entertaining story features Jamie, a lazy old man that lets his wife do everything around the house. When she hurts her back, Jamie just knows he is going to starve to death because she can’t cook for him. Enter a lucky leprechaun and a massive potato to the rescue!
- Jack and the Leprechaun by Ivan Robertson
Jack Mouse is in Ireland visiting his family for St. Patrick’s Day. When his cousin tells him the story of Liam the Leprechaun, Jack sets out to capture the leprechaun so he can win his pot of gold!
- Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Curious George by H.A. Rey
Dressed in his finest green outfit, Curious George sets off for the St. Patrick’s Day parade. On the way, he’s looking for leprechauns and four-leaf clovers. Think a curious monkey like George can make it to the event without getting into any trouble? Read the rhyming verses to find out!
- Ten Lucky Leprechauns by Kathryn Heling
It’s time to seek the treasure at the end of the rainbow! Start with a single leprechaun, and count as he meets more and more leprechauns along his journey.