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Traveling Tom and the Leprechaun

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 6
Categories: Folk Tale, Irish

Author

Teresa
Bateman

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 20, Num 7, March 1993

Story Summary

Tom wants to marry the princess but needs the leprechaun's gold to do it, so he convinces the leprechaun that the life of a wanderer is worth more than gold and when the leprechaun takes off on his journey, Tom gets the gold.