Legend of Saint Nicholas
Many stories are told about Saint Nicholas stories about his generosity and his miracles, stories about the concern he showed for those in poverty. This warm, inviting book tells many of these stories, both familiar and lesser-known. It recounts how he ended a famine by multiplying grain from a merchant ship and how he walked on water to rescue sailors from a terrible storm. And, of course, it tells how Nicholas gave away his inheritance generosity that would eventually turn into the legend of Santa Claus. Anselm Grüns simple, graceful text and Giuliano Ferris beautiful paintings combine to provide the perfect way to introduce young readers to the rich life of this beloved saint. Suitable for ages 5 - 8.