Wonderworker: The True Story of How St. Nicholas Became Santa Claus

Wonderworker The True Story of How St Nicholas Became Santa Claus The true story behind the evolution of St Nicholas to Santa Claus is perhaps at least as exciting as any fanciful tale In Wonder Worker The True Story of How St Nicholas Became Santa Claus Vincent Yz

  • Title: Wonderworker: The True Story of How St. Nicholas Became Santa Claus
  • Author: Vincent A. Yzermans
  • ISBN: 9780879462789
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Paperback
  • The true story behind the evolution of St Nicholas to Santa Claus is perhaps at least as exciting as any fanciful tale In Wonder Worker The True Story of How St Nicholas Became Santa Claus, Vincent Yzermans writes a book for his grand nephew that explains how an orphan by the name of Nicholas who lived in a small city on the Mediterranean Sea became a revered and celebThe true story behind the evolution of St Nicholas to Santa Claus is perhaps at least as exciting as any fanciful tale In Wonder Worker The True Story of How St Nicholas Became Santa Claus, Vincent Yzermans writes a book for his grand nephew that explains how an orphan by the name of Nicholas who lived in a small city on the Mediterranean Sea became a revered and celebrated saint, a cultural icon, and a commercial success Nicholas quickly made a name for himself with his eloquence, intelligence and generosity Recognized as a miracle worker during his lifetime, he became known for helping children in need, mothers in labor, and sailors as they traversed the Mediterranean The modern incarnation of Santa Claus, however, became popularized in the mid 19th century Wonder Worker presents the factual history of St Nicholas, a.k.a Santa Claus, in easy to read text with beautiful 4 colorful illustrations throughout.

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    1. This was a well written enjoyable read. It did repeat itself a couple times and there was no bibliography, but other than that, it was the perfect little biography. Not too long, but I got a lot out of it. I think my favorite part was how at the council at Nicea, St. Nicholas punched the other guy in the face. I wonder if the makers of the miracle on 34th street movie took his passionate temper into consideration when making the movie and that's why he whacked the guy over the head with his cane [...]

    2. A short and sweet description of how Saint Nicholas of Myra transformed into Santa Claus of the North Pole. It is an excellent book despite its brevity; however, it unfortunately does not offer any source citations or a bibliography.

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