Product DescriptionWhether Irish or not, children hear about St. Patrick, especially in March, and are often curious as to who he was and why his day is celebrated. This book, Story of Saint Patrick's Day, by Patricia Pingry gives children a good picture of exactly who St. Patrick was and why he is so important. The text in the book is enhanced by enchanting illustrations that create a connection between the story of St. Patrick and how his holiday is celebrated today. Traditional symbols often seen at the time of St. Patrick's Day such as shamrocks, harps and leprechauns are explained as to what they are and how they came about. St. Patrick is looked at as an explorer, missionary and inventive teacher where he used the shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity. Legends about St. Patrick, such as his ridding Ireland of snakes among others, are presented and explored. All the information is given in language easy for children to read and understand and adults may find they are learning something new also. Story of Saint Patrick's Day is a fun boardbook for children and parents to enjoy together. The book is appropriate for ages 2-5 years of age.
Story of Saint Patrick's Day Patricia Pingry Boardbook Ages 2-5Yrs