cover image The Last Snake in Ireland

The Last Snake in Ireland

Sheila Macgill-Callahan. Holiday House, $6.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-8234-1555-7

St. Patrick's legendary campaign to rid the Emerald Isle of snakes is combined with the myth of the Loch Ness monster in this tall tale. PW called it ""a crisp and breezy text that depicts a religious figure at his most human and appealing."" Ages 4-8. (Mar.)