That's What Leprechauns Do (Paperback)

That's What Leprechauns Do By Eve Bunting, Emily Arnold McCully (Illustrator) Cover Image

That's What Leprechauns Do (Paperback)


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What do leprechauns do? They bury a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, of course. But as Mrs. Bally Bunion’s ox, Miss Maude Murphy’s hen, and Old Jamie soon find out, they can’t resist having a little fun along the way. For, besides burying pots of gold, mischief is what leprechauns do!

From this amazing picture book duo comes a lively fun tale that’s perfect for mischief makers of all ages!

Eve Bunting has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere. She lives in Southern California.

Emily Arnold McCully received the Caldecott Medal for Mirette on the High Wire. The illustrator of more than 40 books for young readers, she has a lifelong interest in history and feminist issues. She divides her time between Chatham, New York, and New York City.
Product Details ISBN: 9780547076737
ISBN-10: 0547076738
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: February 16th, 2009
Pages: 32
Language: English

"A good introduction to [Saint Patrick's Day's] wee fairy symbols. Caldecott-winner McCully's sprightly watercolors bring...story to life."
Kirkus Reviews

"Bunting offers a kicky...outing here, bringing a dash of modern silliness to her twist on familiar lore." — Publishers Weekly

"A great read-aloud, this will strike a chord with children who...can't resist a little mischievous fun." — Booklist

"Charming watercolors...A perfect choice for March story hours, this title can also be enjoyed all year long." — School Library Journal

"Lively ink and watercolor illustrations energize the playful story." — Horn Book Magazine