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Leprechaun in Late Winter (2010)

by Mary Pope Osborne

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Another beuatiful, interesting look at an obscure point in history. This book ha inspired me to do more reading on Lady Augusta Gregory. ( )
  benuathanasia | Dec 23, 2012 |
Leprechaun are my favourite, but reading is more important so when an author combines the two, it create favourtism in the air. ( )
  alexmcdonald | Jan 12, 2012 |
This book is part of a series of adventures in which the two main characters, young Jack and Annie stumble upon a magic tree house previously owned by a magical leprechaun hoping to better the world. In this adventure, Jack and Annie travel back in time to the nineteenth century in Ireland to convince a sad young girl to share her artistic talents with the world. This book would be appropriate for independent readers in grades 4-6. The themes addressed here are fiction, helping others, identity and mythology. ( )
  Kaberasturi | Oct 26, 2011 |
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They can grow small or grow large. They can take what shape they choose...They go by us in a cloud of dust; they are as many as the blades of grass. They are everywhere.
--from Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland
by Lady Gregory
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For Lillian Grogan Osborne Reynolds, and with special thanks to Dan Ringuette
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Dear Reader,
A few years ago I visited County Galway in Ireland.
Prologue: One summer day in Frog Creek, Pennsylvania, a mysterious tree house appeared in the woods.
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Jack and Annie are on their third mission to find (and inspire!) creative people to bring happiness to others through the arts (Mozart and Louis Armstrong so far). Set in Ireland, Jack and Annie meet an Irish girl and go on a magical adventure that changes the girl’s life—she grows up to be Lady Gregory, who helped bring back the Irish legends, started a theater, and helped the Irish people regain both their heritage and their pride.

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Jack and Annie travel back to 19th-century Ireland to inspire a young Augusta Gregory to share her love of Irish legends and folktales with the world.

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