Synopses & Reviews
Katie and her family make shamrocks for each of her classmates to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but when Mrs. Connor shows a shamrock that looks very different, Katie is sad until, together, they learn the distinction between a shamrock and a four-leaf clover.Katie and her family make shamrocks for her classmates to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but when Mrs. Connor shows a shamrock that looks very different, Katie is sad until they learn the distinction between a shamrock and a four-leaf clover.
Having made special shamrocks for all her classmates in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, Katie is upset when she sees that Mrs. Connor's shamrock is different from hers, but with a kind explanation and reassurance, Katie's holiday spirit is restored and a joyous celebration is had by all. Simultaneous.
Saint Patrick's Day is only one day away and Katie can't wait to celebrate. Her family comes from Ireland, and Mrs. Connor tells her she has the luck of the Irish. Soon, it's Katie who is teaching Mrs. Connor about what it means to be lucky. Full color.
andlt;bandgt;It's St. Patrick's Day! Katie makes shamrocks to help celebrate and ends up learning what it means to be lucky.andlt;/bandgt;
About the Author
Margaret McNamara is a writer and an editor who has spent many years working in children's publishing. She is the author of all the books in the Robin Hill School series, and gets many of her ideas from her own daughter's experiences at school. Margaret McNamara lives with her family in New York City, though she likes to spend as much of the summer as she can in Maine. Mike Gordon has illustrated all of the Robin Hill School books, but his work covers a truly wide range, extending from educational and non-fiction books to entertainment and fiction. Mike's illustration now includes both design and illustration for major publishers such as Harper Collins, Headline, Ladybird, Longman, Penguin, Random Century, Reed International, Simon & Schuster, Walker Books, Western Publishing and Wayland. The international publication of many of the titles illustrated by Mike means his work is seen in over eighteen countries. In addition, Mike has produced more than 400 humorous greeting card designs for clients such as Hallmark, as well as the major UK companies, Hanson White and Gordon Fraser. He lives with his family in Santa Barbara, California.