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Who Is Santa Claus?

Robin Crichton

Who Is Santa Claus?

The True Story Behind a Living Legend

by Robin Crichton

  • 269 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Canongate Pub Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Saint, Bp. of Myra,
  • Christian saints,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Santa Claus,
  • Biography,
  • Nicholas,
  • Myra (Extinct city),
  • Nicholas,,
  • Turkey

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMargaret Nisbet (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8309711M
    ISBN 100862411602
    ISBN 109780862411602

    The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus by Adam C. English is a hagiography of Saint Nicholas of Myra, a Byzantine Saint who lived through the Christian persecutions, and the reign of Emperor Constantine, a Christian ruler who mandated Christianity to be the state religion of /5. Ho Ho Ho! With children to visit all over the world, Santa is a busy guy. Luckily you can hire one of Santa's helpers to come to you! Hire a Santa from GigMasters and get a jolly yet professional Santa for your event. No Christmas party is without Santa Claus. Have yourself a very Merry Christmas! ALABAMA Santa Clauses. ARIZONA Santa Clauses.5/5(23).

    The Elf Who Betrayed Santa Claus: A Readmeastoryplease Book by Jack Jerome. Where might Santas reindeer come from, and if someone else knew, could they be poached? This is a question that may not have been considered about the beloved childrens classic A Visit from St. Nicholas until now. Its no secret that everybody in the world loves Santa. Santa's Prop Shop is a private Facebook group of over Santa Claus actors and other Christmas performers from across the United States and around the world. Chris started the group because he believed fellow performers needed a way share information and resources about the design, fabrication and use of props in Santa Claus performance.

      Children, Christmas season is coming!! Lets learn about the story of Uncle Santa while we await our gifts:) The Story of Santa Claus There once lived a wealthy and rich man name Nicholas who.   Parents need to know that Santa, Are You for Real? explains that the Santa Claus myth is just that and goes on to discuss the real St. Nicholas and the holiday traditions, such as gift-giving, inspired by him. Author Harold Myra was CEO of Christianity Today International for 32 years, and his Christian perspective informs the storytelling.4/5.


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"Santa Claus was taking over from all his rivals. In he had a town in Indiana named after him In due course a post office was established and the little community continued until during the First World War letters addressed to Santa Claus started arriving 5/5(2).

So he spent the whole book talking about how St. Nicholas became Santa Claus and where all that came from, but never said what any of it has to do with the birthday of Jesus.

I still want to know why we all celebrate the birth of Jesus on Decem and the whole Santa Claus thing then too, when St. Nicolas's birthday was Dec.

6th or something/5. This is the perfect book for kids who still believe in Santa Claus. It brings the North Pole alive by going into detail about Santa & Mrs. Claus' home and the animals and magical people who live there. You learn about Santa's sleigh and how he makes /5().

Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, St. Nick A big, fat guy in a red suit with a fluffy white beard. All Americans are familiar with the icon of Christmas, but what about the myth behind the North Pole native?Author: Sammy Perlmutter. "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/5(7). 95% of this book was a cute, mostly trivia laden, history of the Santa Claus myth.

I was going to give it 4 stars until the final chapter. The final chapter is an angry partisan treatise on the Jon existent "war on Christmas."/5. The name Santa Claus is the English form of the Dutch name for St.

Nicholas Sinterklaas. Though the modern Santa Claus is associated with a world of fantasy, the historical St. Nicholas was a godly man known for his charity and : Angie Mosteller. The name Santa Claus evolved from Nick’s Dutch nickname, Sinter Klaas, a shortened form of Sint Nikolaas (Dutch for Saint Nicholas).

InJohn Pintard, a member of the New York Historical Society, distributed woodcuts of. There are men who object to Santa Claus, because he does not exist.

Such men need spectacles to see that Santa Claus is a symbol; a symbol of the love and joy of Christmas and the Christmas spirit. In the land of my birth there was no Santa Claus, but a little goat was shoved into the room, carrying with it a basket of Christmas toys and gifts.

Santa Claus, legendary figure who is the traditional patron of Christmas in the United States and other countries, bringing gifts to children. His popular image is based on traditions associated with Saint Nicholas, a 4th-century Christian saint. Father Christmas fills the role in many European countries.

Santa Claus is coming to town. Here comes Santa Claus. What a beautiful sight. All is merry and bright. Hang your stockings and say your prayers, 'Cause Santa Claus comes tonight Jump in bed, cover up your head, 'Cause Santa Claus comes tonight So let's give thanks to the Lord above 'Cause Santa Claus comes tonight.

A Grumpy Old Elf answers your questions about Santa Claus' Naughty or Nice List. Am I on Santa's Good List. Thank you for asking if I am on Santa's Good List for. I may be a grumpy old elf, but I am always on Santa's good list -- well, almost always. Plenty of dark, heavy-lined b&w illustrations frame the text, extend it, and give the book a 19th-century look.

Though Giblin's The Truth About Santa Claus () is still the standard modern work, this makes a good (if expensive) added purchase. In this charming book, Santa is his jolly self but, instead of being married to an equally cheery Mrs., his partner is another Mr.

Claus. In witty pages, we see the Clauses enjoy their North Pole home, take a vacation, and comfort one another when TV. The cleverly-written, rhyming book reveals Santa’s adventure from toymaker to star follower — right into the heart of Bethlehem where he meets Baby Jesus in the manger.

Delivering toys to a king is a touching experience for both Santa and readers alike, as they discover where the tradition began — Santa makes a promise to Jesus to bring gifts to good. Ok, ok, so is Santa real. The short answer, in every way that matters, is YES, Santa Claus is real.

Not only is Santa true, he is legendary. And if you still don't believe me, here are NINE proofs to prove that point like the point on my pointy shoes. Mrs.

Claus would be mad. If you can feel him, then he must be real. This book is the best authority - tongue in cheek— on the history of Santa Claus. It is a key component of celebrating the holidays reading to my kids for past 25 years since they were young and now with my grandkids/5().

You don't have to be a child to appreciate the magic within The Book of Santa Claus. As author Vicky Howard notes, "We can never outgrow the anticipation of a visit from Santa Claus. He is a. The Santa Claus Book Hardcover – October 1, by Alden Perkes (Author)/5().

The book, Santa’s Husband, goes on sale Oct. 10 and tells the story of a black Santa Claus and his white husband who both live in the North Pole. Santa. The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus NPR coverage of The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus: The True Life and Trials of Nicholas of Myra by Adam C.

English. News, author interviews, critics' picks and.The Year Without a Santa Claus is a Christmas stop motion animated television special produced by Rankin/Bass story is based on Phyllis McGinley's book of the same name.

It was originally broadcast on Decem on ABC. The film was Shirley Booth's final acting credit as she retired from acting after its on: The Year Without A Santa Claus. 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.