From jig to shamrock and from bodhran to Yeats, learn all about the stories and legends behind the annual celebration of St. Patrick's Day. It's all here, from A to Z. What does the shamrock represent, and why is it associated with St. Patrick? What great Irish poet featured St. Patrick in one of his most famous poems? What is one of the best-known legends about St. Patrick? These questions and many more are answered while exploring the magic of the Emerald Isle. Beverly Barras Vidrine is a member of the Writers' Guild of Acadiana and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She is also the author of A Mardi Gras Dictionary, A Christmas Dictionary, Easter Day Alphabet, and Halloween Alphabet, all published by Pelican. Patrick Soper is a member of the Society of Illustrators, and he is a popular textbook illustrator. Mr. Soper is also the illustrator of A Mardi Gras Dictionary and A Christmas Dictionary, as well as Night Thief, Mardi Gras in the Country, and Cajun Folktales, all published by Pelican.Vidrine, Beverly Barras is the author of 'St. Patrick's Day Alphabet', published 2001 under ISBN 9781565547193 and ISBN 1565547195.