3 edition of The true story of Santa Claus found in the catalog.
A child learns that Santa Claus is really Saint Nicholas, a bishop who lived long ago and taught people about Jesus. Includes information about the evolution of the gift-giving Santa Claus.
|Statement||written and illustrated by Paul Prokop|
|LC Classifications||BR1720.N46 P76 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||31 p. :|
|Number of Pages||31|
|LC Control Number||00008967|
The gifts Santa Claus delivers, gifts of hope and joy, bring the joy of giving to all the children of the world. -- By Brian Conway. What happens when a child asks if there is indeed a Santa Claus? The story on the next page, "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus," provides an answer. Jun 22, · To the Internet Archive Community, Time is running out: please help the Internet Archive today. The average donation is $ If everyone chips in $5, we can keep our website independent, strong and ad-free. Right now, a generous supporter will match your donation 2 Pages:
Dec 18, · We’ve all heard the songs and seen the movies, but you may not know the true story behind the legend of the man who can fly around the world in . Dec 24, · The True Story of Santa Claus: a documentary about Saint Nicholas The Book of Enoch Complete - Duration: Real Story of a Santa Claus - Duration:
Dec 22, · Today, he is thought of mainly as the jolly man in red, but his story stretches all the way back to the 3rd century. Find out more about the history of Santa Claus . LibriVox recording of The Santa Claus Story Book by Unknown. Read in English by BettyB; Kathleen Moore; Jim Gallagher; Foon; Campbell Schelp; Greg Giordano; KevinS; Tasha C Mapes This is a collection of fairy tales. The first story is a Christmas story in verse, and of course the Christmas holidays are the best time for fairy tales, but the.
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Jan 13, · "The True Story of Santa Claus" tells the story of a young child on Christmas Eve who is anxiously awaiting Santa's arrival. When he meets Santa himself, he is given an unexpected gift - Santa Claus' own story. Through the medium of this brief story, children can be introduced to the true meaning of Christmas/5(7).
Aug 04, · "The True Story of Santa Claus" is a juvenile novel about the true meaning of Christmas in the spirit of giving. It was inspired by a friend of the author, the clown doctor, Patch Adams.
It’s a story that depicts Santa in a realistic, believable way. Perfect for kids who are starting to doubt the magic of Christmas/5(8). There is also a story within a story- mom telling daughter "The True Story of Santa Claus". This YA mini novel is about the true meaning of Christmas and the spirit of giving.
It was inspired by the real Patch Adams whom has been an active pen pal of mine for many years.4/5. The True History of Santa Claus [Nury Vittachi] on blackfin-boats.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
It's Christmas eve. A boy and girl set out on a cold night to do a favour for a neighbour. One of the children thinks Santa can help. But5/5(1). Jan 01, · The book mostly follows the story of Saint Nicolas, whom we know as Santa Claus. It tells of how he started as a child from a rich family, and how he gave gifts to the poor w *** Received from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.***.
This is a children's book /5. Dec 22, · Luckily, there exists a bevy of books that uncover the myth beneath Christmas. Here are 9 books that tell the true story of blackfin-boats.com: Sammy Perlmutter.
The True Saint Nicholas: Why He Matters to Christmas focuses on three aspects of Saint Nicholas—historical facts from his life, his legacy in The true story of Santa Claus book centuries following his death, and the legendary status that transformed his likeness into the present-day jolly, toy-bearing Santa Claus.
The book vividly captures the heart and life of someone who lived long ago—and yet whose life remains an inspiration /5(19). Dec 02, · The True Saint Nicholas: Why He Matters to Christmas focuses on three aspects of Saint Nicholas—historical facts from his life, his legacy in the centuries following his death, and the legendary status that transformed his likeness into the present-day jolly, toy-bearing Santa Claus.
The book vividly captures the heart and life of someone who lived long ago—and yet whose life remains /5(98). Santa Claus is real. And this is his true story.
Born nearly years ago, not too long after the days that Jesus Christ walked the earth, Nicholas was born to wealthy parents in a tiny village in the country we today call Turkey.
Though Nicholas was a child of privilege, he was raised a Christian and at a very young age was devoted to the faith. The kidnapping of Claus by the Awgwas is the basis of the Oz Kids video, "Who Stole Santa?", which appears to draw no material from "A Kidnapped Santa Claus". An adult version of Dorothy Gale tells the life story of Santa based on the book to her children and her blackfin-boats.com: L.
Frank Baum. The true story of Santa Claus begins with Nicholas, who was born during the third century in the village of Patara in Asia Minor. At the time the area was Greek and is now on the southern coast of Turkey. His wealthy parents, who raised him to be a devout Christian.
Nov 06, · Most, if not all writers, have approached the adored Santa Claus tale in a variety of ways, but none have tried to explore the reasons behind it. Robert Sullivan provides documentation from Santalogists, historians, zoologists, and Arctic explorers to confirm that flying reindeer are anything but a myth, and that Santa Claus does, in fact, make his trek around the globe each Christmas Eve/5.
Dec 25, · Nicholas rose to prominence among the saints because he was the patron of so many groups. By aboutexplained University of Manitoba historian Gerry Bowler, author of Santa Claus: A Biography, he became known as a patron of children and magical gift bringer because of two great stories from his life.
"The True Story of Santa Claus" is a juvenile novel about the true meaning of Christmas in the spirit of giving. It was inspired by a friend of the author, the clown doctor, Patch Adams. It's a story that depicts Santa in a realistic, believable way.
Perfect for kids who are starting to doubt the. Frank Baum's The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, a children's book, further popularized Santa Claus. Much of Santa Claus's mythos was not set in stone at the time, leaving Baum to give his "Neclaus" (Necile's Little One) a wide variety of immortal support, a home in the Laughing Valley of Hohaho, and ten reindeer—who could not fly, but leapt in enormous, flight-like blackfin-boats.com for: Delivering gifts to children on Christmas Eve.
Jan 01, · Flight of the Reindeer: The True Story of Santa Claus and the Christmas Mission by Robert Sullivan and Glenn Wolff (McMillan USA )(Fiction) is a beautifully illustrated summary of the story of St.
Nicholas, Santa Claus, and the magical flying reindeer told from a historical and scientific perspective. My rating: 7/10, finished 2/1//5. This book is about the woman who really does the work (gee, like that's unusual), and her efforts to get Santa off his chair, away from the TV, and back in the workshop.
It happened one day when many of the elves got sick and Mrs. Claus had to step in to help. This book showed me the true intentions of Santa and his reason for visiting all the children of the world who believe in him. Twenty-six years later, I still read this book every year and remember my Gramma, who passed shortly after gifting me my favorite Christmas book/5.
Masterfully weaving past and present through story, lessons, and devotions, The Gospel of Santa Claus follows the incredible story of Saint Nicholas. Born in the 3rd century A.D., Nicholas overcame childhood tragedy, felt called by God to take a vow of poverty, endured horrific persecution for his religious faith, and went on to become one of the most beloved, generous, loving, and famous figures in human history.
"Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" is a phrase from an editorial called "Is There a Santa Claus?". The editorial appeared in the September 21,edition of The (New York) Sun and has since become part of popular Christmas folklore in the United States.
It is the most reprinted newspaper editorial in the English language. Book: The True History of Santa Claus. by Nury Vittachi ” the best by far to explain the interwoven history from St. Nicholas to Santa Claus. The story is a little quirky, but what a great framework for the message it is very cleverly written; this is one skilled author who knows how to think like a kid.”."The True Story of Santa Claus" tells the story of a young child on Christmas Eve who is anxiously awaiting Santa's arrival.
When he meets Santa himself, he is given an unexpected gift - Santa Claus' own story. Through the medium of this brief story, children can be introduced to the true 5/5(5).Nov 06, · Santa was a shaman of the Sami reindeer herders long before he delivered presents around the world.
In Tero Isokauppila’s hand-illustrated picture book, this Finnish story comes to life.