St. Patrick's Day (New & Updated) (Hardcover)
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New and updated edition of a classic holiday book from beloved nonfiction writer for kids Gail Gibbons.
Who was St. Patrick? Why do we wear green on March 17th? Vetted by an expert, this new edition brings readers the most accurate and recent historical understanding of St. Patrick and the holiday celebrating him. 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 the customs surrounding St. Patrick’s Day— 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.
Author of over 120 nonfiction books for kids, including Groundhog Day, and with hundreds of thousands of books sold, Gail Gibbons continues to bring accurate histories and facts about favorite holidays to kids in this new and updated edition of St. Patrick’s Day.
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." Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers on a wide range of subjects. As an artist and a previous graphic designer for SNL, she brings educational information to life with bright, clear illustrations. Her many honors include the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.