Traces the history of Santa Klaus, alias St. Nicholas, the patron saint of children. Also relates the origins, legends, and customs of Christmas.
Originally published: New York : Moffat, Yard, 1909.
|Statement||by William S. Walsh ; and illustrated by artists of all ages from Fra Angelico to Henry Hutt.|
|LC Classifications||GT4992 .W35 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||222 p. :|
|Number of Pages||222|
|LC Control Number||89049526|
The Story of Santa Klaus: Told for Children of All Ages from Six to Sixty. by. William Shepard Walsh. Rating details 6 ratings 2 reviews. This is a reproduction of a book published before /5. The Story of Santa Claus. A magnificently illustrated fable explains how Nicholas Claus became transformed into Saint Nicholas, how he journeyed to the North Pole to set up a toy workshop, his relationship with the elves and reindeer, and how he came to embody the Christmas spirit/5. Book: The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus Author: L. Frank Baum, – First published: The original book is in the public domain in the United States and in most, if not all, other countries as well. Readers outside the United States should check their own countries’ copyright laws to be certain they can legally download this. This book follows the evolution of the Santa Claus myth starting with Saint Nicholas and ending with present day interpretations. Basically, I found the book to be poorly written. Although it offers some historical information about Santa and the how traditions have evolved over time, it was done as a mostly boring and tedious timeline/5.
Whether we call him Father Christmas or Santa Claus, does not matter. The glad thing is that he still comes at Christmas time to make it a season of great joy to us all. “The Story of Santa Claus”, by The Whitefriars Press Ltd., London and Tonbridge, printed for The Religious Education Press Ltd., Wallington, Surrey, undated from the s. Kids and Parents will be enthusiastic to read all together the Magical Book designed by Russell Ince: Santa Claus The Book of Secrets. This is the most beautiful Christmas book that you can find. By about , explained University of Manitoba historian Gerry Bowler, author of Santa Claus: A Biography, he became known as a patron of . "The Autobiography of Santa Claus" is part novel, part history, and something that anyone who loves Saint Nicholas will be grateful to read. Guinn tracks down the origins of nearly all pieces of the Santa Claus legends and pieces them together, beginning with the birth of Nicholas in A.D/5().
L. Frank Baum 's The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, a children's book, further popularized Santa Claus. Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, St. Nick A big, fat guy in a red suit with a fluffy white beard. 9 Books About The 'Real' Santa Claus And The History of Christmas (PHOTOS) there exists a bevy of books that uncover the myth beneath Christmas. Here are 9 books that tell the true story of Santa. Do you know of others? Let us know in the Author: Sammy Perlmutter. 2 days ago Release date ‘The Story of Santa Claus’ will be aired on Saturday, November 28 at 9 pm ET. Plot. The story opens with a man named Nicholas Claus, nicknamed "Santa" by his wife Gretchen, who lives in Europe a long time ago and makes toys for kids wishing he could give toys to . 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.