Leprechaun Who Lost His Rainbow by Sean Callahan

Leprechaun Who Lost His Rainbow

Sean Callahan


Leprechaun Who Lost His Rainbow by Sean Callahan

It's raining, and Colleen is sad. How can her grandfather play his bagpipes in the St. Patrick's Day parade? His music is so beautiful it makes people laugh and cry at once. Suddenly, a leprechaun appears before her. He says he can make the sun come out by creating a rainbowbut to build its colors, Colleen must give up the thing she holds most dear.Sean Callahan's sweet, surprising story is complemented by Nancy Cote's bright paintings. A note at the end explains the science of rainbows and the Roy G. Biv naming tradition.';The whimsical cartoonlike illustrations have action and detail.'School Library Journal';With the focus on leprechauns, bagpipes and parades, this one is sure to be popular around St. Paddy's Day.'Kirkus ReviewsSean Callahan has written five books for children. He works a day job as a business reporter. He also was the founding editor ofMasters Athletemagazine. Before that he was a newspaper reporter in Chicago and Steamboat Springs, Colorado. His freelance journalism has appeared in theNew York Times Magazine, Salon.com, andNotre Dame Magazine. He lives in Chicago with his wife and two daughters.Nancy Cote has many fond memories of St. Patrick's Day. She wore every shade of green imaginable and always hoped she'd find a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. Today she considers her family her pot of gold and feels like the luckiest person in the world because she can write and illustrate children's books. Nancy is the illustrator ofThe Borrowed Hanukkah LatkesandMrs. Greenberg's Messy Hanukkah.

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11th February 2014




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