St. Patrick's Day (Paperback)

By Gail Gibbons

Holiday House, 9780823411733, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1994

Other Editions of This Title:
Compact Disc (1/12/2016)
Hardcover (3/1/1994)

List Price: 7.99*
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Description

Every year on March 17th, people all over the world celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

In this bright picture book, nonfiction master Gail Gibbons tells you everything you need to know about this holiday. You'll learn the story of Patrick's life, legends about the saint, and the history of the holiday.

From shamrocks to shillelaghs, Gail Gibbons' signature combination of accessible text and clear, colorful illustrations creates a perfect introduction to a fun holiday.  A perfect introduction to the customs surrounding the holiday-- parades, special meals, and of course wearing lots of green. 

Filled with facts, legends, and traditions, this book is ideal for kids learning about the holiday, Irish culture, and history.


About the Author

According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." The multi award-winning Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly. Her many honors include the Regina Medal, the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.