Legend has it that if you catch a leprechaun, he’ll grant you a wish. But, be careful! Leprechauns are full of trickery. To catch one, you’ll need to be clever in crafting your trap. Grab some glitter and glue and get prepared for your wily holiday visitors! On the night before St. Patrick’s Day, leprechauns show up to steal your treasures and then disappear as quickly as they came. However, if you’re careful you might be able to catch one and then he’ll grant you a wish. You’ll have to be sneaky and set just the right trap to trap a leprechaun. Sue Fliess’s read-aloud text and Emma Randall’s whimsical illustrations will provide much fun for young readers eager to catch their very own leprechaun! But beware: leprechauns may leave you with nothing but a cardboard box and a shoe or two. Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers—picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Sue Fliess is the author of numerous children’s books including Tons of Trucks and A Gluten-Free Birthday for Me! Her articles have appeared in Oprah Magazine, HuffintonPost, and more. She’s written for Walt Disney and her books have been used in school and museum programs. Sue lives with her family and a Lab named Charlie in Northern Virginia.
Emma is a UK-based children’s book illustrator. She creates her delightful illustrations from a barn studio in the village of Tickenham, on the outskirts of Bristol, England. Dreamy, right? She has illustrated over ten children’s books, and she also has a lovely shop featuring illustrations, cards, and other clever creations.