Fiona's Luck

by Teresa Bateman (Author) Kelly Murphy (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

An original folktale full of wit, magic, and leprechauns, that is sure to delight for St. Patrick's Day as well as all year round.

The luck of the Irish has waned after the greedy Leprechaun King has taken all the good fortune in Ireland and locked it away. It is up to one cunning girl, Fiona, to come up with a plan to get the luck and good tidings back from the leprechauns to help the people of Ireland. Through clever charades, Fiona uses her wit to outsmart the powerful Leprechaun King and restore luck to the Emerald Isle.

Luminous and enchanting illustrations add to the wonder of this original folktale, that is sure to charm readers young and old who are looking for a bit of magic to spark their story time.


Review quotes

"Using acrylic, watercolor and gel medium, Murphy creates simple, angular figures and soft, rich backgrounds, a combination that perfectly accentuates the folksy charisma of Bateman's story." —Kirkus Reviews
Teresa Bateman
Teresa Bateman was born in Moscow, Idaho, but moved to Washington State when she was three-years-old and that's where she has lived most of her life.

An avid writer and reader, Teresa has been making up stories and poems since she was in grade school. She is the author of FIONA'S LUCK, THE FROG WITH THE BIG MOUTH, and several other books for children. Teresa lives in Tacoma, Washington.

Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9781570916434
Lexile Measure
810L
Guided Reading Level
Q
Publication date
February 20, 2009
Series
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Black-Eyed Susan Award
Nominee 2009 - 2010

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