Top 10 Children’s Books to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

Top 10 (plus 1 for the luck-o’-the-Irish!) St. Patrick’s Day Themed Children’s Books!

Top o’ the morning! It’s March 17th and a great way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your little leprechauns is to read them some great St. Patty’s-themed books that can show them the customs and traditions of the great day! Here are a few of our favorites!…

St Patrick’s Day Roger Priddy

This Bright Baby Touch and Feel Board book is an ideal first board book to share with your baby on their first St. Paddy’s Day! They can turn the sturdy board book pages and feel the soft and rough photos of shamrocks and a pot of gold and more! Your toddler can use as a first step to discovering first words involving St. Patrick’s Day! The pages feature shamrocks, harps, parades, and more!

St. Patrick’s Day by Gail Gibbons

This book tells the story of St. Patrick’s life and how St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated, legends included. In Ireland, people give cards, share meals, walk in parades and wear green to honor the Emerald Isle. A great educational book about St. Paddys!

That’s What Leprechauns Do by Eve Bunting

What do leprechauns do? They bury a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! And besides that, causing a lot of silly mischief is what leprechauns do! Your child will delight in this fun, mischievous read!

The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day by Natasha Wing

This is an Irish twist on the Night Before Christmas classic book. It’s the night before St. Patrick’s Day, and Tim and Maureen are wide awake setting traps to catch a leprechaun! Will they catch a leprechaun and find his pot of gold?

The Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day Ever by Teddy Slater

The leprechaun family is marching in the parade today, dancing and having fun together! Share in this leprechaun family’s charming St. Patrick’s Day celebration, complete with a fun parade and an Irish feast!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Curious George tabbed board book by H. A. Rey

George is a curious little monkey and today is his lucky day! George loves to celebration St. Patrick’s Day with music, dancing, and food! He looks for leprechauns and learns some Irish dancing too! But will George cause trouble at the parade or will his 4 leaf clover bring him good luck? Fans of George will love this silly story about everyone’s favorite silly monkey!

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Top o’ the Clubhouse by Disney Book Group (Author), Marcy Kelman

It’s Saint Patrick’s Day at the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, and Mickey and friends are celebrating with a party! Pete threatens to ruin their celebration, so only a leprechaun and a little luck o’ the Irish can help keep the party fun! Fans of Disney Junior’s Mickey Mouse Clubhouse will love to see Mickey celebrating St. Paddy’s Day! As a bonus, this book also comes with colorful stickers your child will love!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Hello Kitty by LTD. Sanrio Company

Hello Kitty is getting ready for the big St. Patrick’s Day parade. She is writing a poem, getting dressed in her finest green and meeting her friends at the parade, hoping they will help her finish her poem. She enjoys the music and floats and dancing! Will it rain on her St. Patrick’s Day parade before she can finish her poem?

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover! by Lucille Colandro

There was an Old Lady who swallowed a fly…and that same old lady just swallowed a clover! St. Patrick’s Day items are no match for this silly old lady! Your child will giggle at the thought of her swallowing all the elements of a perfect rainbow to smuggle a pot of gold in!

Ten Lucky Leprechauns by Kathryn Heling

A great St. Patrick’s Day counting book! One little leprechaun is looking for some gold, and magically goes from one to ten silly leprechauns when they reach the rainbow! This is a fun way to count and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

Hooray for St. Patrick’s Day! by Joan Holub

A fun St. Patrick’s Day lift the flap book for interactive play to children to learn about St. Paddy’s traditional food and crafts, perform a play about Saint Patrick himself, and march in the Saint Patrick’s Day parade. On every page, your child will have fun searching for the hidden leprechaun as they learn about the day!