READ IT. IT'S REALLY AN ADULT FAIRY TALE SUITABLE FOR THE KID IN ALL OF US AND SMALL KIDS TOO!!!!!!!!This is a wonderful introduction of the Irish Leprechauns as a real little people not cartoons. It takes us through the early lives of the Leprechauns in pre-historic Ireland after their journey across the seas in boats of gold!!! The gold in the boats will become coins that they carry and guard in all their shoemaking endeavors for the fairies. The art work is by the author as well and offers her vision of the Leprechaun. These small and handsome fellows are immortal but celebate. YOU CAN'T HAVE IT ALL(> For the Irish fun in Everyone.