“Darby O'Gill by Annie North Bedford
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Grade level : RL 2
This book has the very colorful illustrations. There are some hard words but the pictures can help.
Review: Darby O'Gill is a classic story about an old Irishman named Darby and the little people otherwise known as the leprechauns. Darby O'Gill had to chase his horse which led him to the mountain Knocknasheega,hill of the fairy folk. Darby came across a well which he had fallen into a cave. He soon meets the little people and their King. The King will not let him leave and makes Darby play music on his fiddle . He played them a song of dance and of a foxhunt. Those were two things leprechauns cannot resist. After they left, Darby made his escape , but could not grab enough treasure to prove to people where he has been
This book is great to show in a classroom setting when they are learning about Leprechauns and Ireland. This story is a classic Disney tale. ”