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Ireland for Kids

For Young Readers
Learn About Ireland
Fairy Tales
Fiction

For Young Readers

Leprechaun Gold Bateman, Teresa
Leprechaun Gold
When Donald O'Dell saves the life of a leprechaun but refuses his offer of gold, he finds his good deed rewarded in an unexpected fashion.
The Leprechaun's Gold Edwards, Pamela Duncan.
The Leprechaun's Gold
A leprechaun intervenes when a greedy young harpist sabotages a royal contest.
Hooray for St. Patrick's Day! Holub, Joan
Hooray for St. Patrick's Day!
Leprechauns Never Lie Balian, Lorna
Leprechauns Never Lie
Gram is ailing and Ninny Nanny, too lazy to care for their simple needs, says she will catch a leprechaun to discover his hidden gold.
A Leprechaun's St. Patrick's Day Blazek, Sarah Kirwan
A Leprechaun's St. Patrick's Day
Mischievous leprechauns plan a surprise for the St. Patrick's Day parade.
That's What Leprechauns Do Bunting, Eve
That's What Leprechauns Do
When leprechauns Ari, Boo, and Col need to place the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, they cannot help getting into mischief along the way.
St. Patrick's Day in the Morning Bunting, Eve
St. Patrick's Day in the Morning
Jamie seeks a way to prove he is not too young to march in the big St. Patrick's Day parade.
St. Patrick's Day Crafts Gnojewski, Carol
St. Patrick's Day Crafts
Provides information about the origin and customs of St. Patrick's Day, ideas for celebrating this holiday, and directions for making such crafts as an Irish shamrock, a Blarney Stone, Celtic jewelry, and Wee Ones puppets
Tim O'Toole and the wee folk McDermott, Gerald
Tim O'Toole and the Wee Folk: an Irish Tale
A very poor Irishman is provided with magical things by the "wee folk", but he must then keep his good fortune out of the hands of the greedy McGoons.
Crafts for St. Patrick's Day Ross, Kathy (Katharine Reynolds), 1948-
Crafts for St. Patrick's Day
Presents twenty simple craft projects including a shamrock bird, a leprechaun face mask, a shillelagh, and other items featuring various symbols of the popular Irish holiday.
Jeremy Bean's St. Patrick's Day Schertle, Alice
Jeremy Bean's St. Patrick's Day
Shy Jeremy Bean forgets, much to his humiliation, to wear green to school for St. Patrick's Day.
A Fine St. Patrick's Day Wojciechowski, Susan
A Fine St. Patrick's Day
Two towns, Tralee and Tralah, compete in an annual St. Patrick's Day decorating contest which Tralah boastfully always wins, but when their hearts are put to the test by a little man with pointed ears, Tralee wins with no effort at all.
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Learn about Ireland

Ireland A to Z Blashfield, Jean F.
Ireland
Enchantment of the World series
Ireland A to Z Fontes, Justine and Ron
Ireland (A to Z)
Ireland Italia, Bob
Ireland
Ireland Levy, Patricia
Ireland
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Fairy Tales

Celtic Fairy Tales Celtic Fairy Tales
Retold with an introduction by Neil Philip
An illustrated collection of twenty stories from many Celtic regions, including "The Battle of the Birds, "Finn MacCool and the Scotch Giant," and "The Ship that Went to America."
Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland De Paola, Tomie
Fin M'Coul: the Giant of Knockmany Hill
Fin M'Coul's wife, Oonagh, helps him outwit his arch rival, Cucullin.
Favorite Fairy Tales Told in Ireland Haviland, Virginia
Favorite Fairy Tales Told in Ireland
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Fiction

Nory Ryan's Song Giff, Patricia Reilly
Nory Ryan's Song
When a terrible blight attacks Ireland's potato crop in 1845, twelve-year-old Nory Ryan's courage and ingenuity help her family and neighbors survive.
Maggie's Door Giff, Patricia Reilly
Maggie's Door
In the mid-1800s, Nory and her neighbor and friend, Sean, set out separately on a dangerous journey from famine-plagued Ireland, hoping to reach a better life in America.
Nixon, Joan Lowery
The Gift
Brian, visiting his Irish relatives for the first time, tries to prove to his skeptical great-aunt that his great-grandfather's tales of Irish lore and leprechauns are true.