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Who is Santa Claus? : the true story behind a living legend

Author: Robin Crichton; Margaret Nisbet
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The mythical status of Saint Nicholas is recounted as it grew into the Santa Claus that has survived for over 1700 years.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crichton, Robin, 1940-
Who is Santa Claus?
Edinburgh : Canongate, 1987
(OCoLC)891416680
Named Person: Nicholas, Saint Bishop of Myra.; Nicholas, Saint.; Nicholas, Saint Bishop of Myra.; Nikolaus (Heiliger)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Crichton; Margaret Nisbet
ISBN: 0862411602 9780862411602
OCLC Number: 23970682
Description: 104 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Who is Santa Claus? --
Nicholas the boy bishop --
Nicholai patron saint of Russia --
Nicola catholic saint of Italy --
Sinter Klaas and the Norse gods --
Father Christmas the pagan entertainer --
Santa the immigrant --
Saint Nicholas the survivor.
Responsibility: Robin Crichton ; illustrated by Margaret Nisbet.

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The mythical status of Saint Nicholas is recounted as it grew into the Santa Claus that has survived for over 1700 years.

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