Leaping Leprechauns

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Leaping Leprechauns

Seven seasonal stories to share with your child

Curl up, get cozy, and read!
Leprechauns Never Lie 
By Lorna Balian
JUV E BALIAN
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.
Book cover "Leprechauns never Lie"
Fiona's Luck
By Teresa Bateman
JUV E BATEMAN
A clever woman named Fiona must pass the leprechaun king's tests when she tries to get back all the luck he has locked away from humans.
 
Book cover "Fiona's Luck"
The Leprechaun under the Bed
By Teresa Bateman
JUV E BATEMAN
Brian the leprechaun enjoys his solitary life until a human builds a stone cottage above Brian's underground home.
 
Book cover "Leprechaun under the bed"
Traveling Tom and the Leprechaun
By Teresa Bateman
JUV E BATEMAN
A wandering minstrel outwits a leprechaun to win the heart of a princess, who will only marry a man of daring, intelligence, and humor.
 
Book cover "Traveling Tom and the Leprechaun"
The Leprechaun's Gold
By Pamela Duncan Edwards
JUV E EDWARDS
A leprechaun intervenes when a greedy young harpist sabotages a royal contest.
 
Book cover "Leprechaun's Gold"
The Story of the Leprechaun
By Katherine Brown Tegen
JUV E TEGEN
A clever leprechaun who has amassed a pot of gold by making beautiful shoes for people decides to hide his money at the end of a rainbow, knowing that no one will find it there.
 
Book cover "The Story of the Leprechaun"
Clever Tom and the Leprechaun:
An Old Irish Story

By Linda Shute
JUV 398.21 SHUTE
Clever Tom Fitzpatrick thinks his fortune is made when he captures a leprechaun and forces him to reveal the hiding place of his gold, but the leprechaun is clever too.
 

Book cover "Clever Tom and the Leprechaun"