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Leprechauns: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about leprechauns?

As you can see, this list of kids books about leprechauns is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about leprechauns, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

Three Ways to Trap a Leprechaun book
#1
Three Ways to Trap a Leprechaun
Written by Tara Lazar and illustrated by Vivienne To
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

Three Ways to Trap a Leprechaun, inspired by the leprechaun trap phenomenon made popular in elementary school classrooms, includes tips on how to trap your very own leprechaun—just be sure to let him go!

Maker-girl Claire is determined to catch a leprechaun to prove that these magical, mischievous, miniature marvels are real.

This picture book romp puts Claire head-to-head with her rival, Finn the Leprechaun, with hilarious results. Will this leprechaun be caught once for all, or will he give her the slip?

The Littlest Leprechaun book
#2
The Littlest Leprechaun
Written by Brandi Dougherty and illustrated by Michelle Todd
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-5

Liam is the littlest leprechaun in the Enchanted Forest and he wants to have a big, important job. He’s too little to cobble shoes, help make pots for gold, mail packages at the post office, or carry gold to his family’s pot. But when a unicorn needs help, Liam might be the perfect size to save the day!

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