Many parents and teachers struggle with how to approach the
Saint Nicholas/Santa Claus dilemma. Many deal with this by telling
children that the legends surrounding Santa Claus are based on a real,
historical figure named Nicholas, a Christian bishop known for his
This picture book presents a shortened,
somewhat fictionalized version of the life of Saint Nicholas, explaining
that Nicholas was a servant of God and that, through him, God�s love was
reflected to others. The story touches on the ministry of Nicholas and his
generous gift of a dowry to three young girls as a response to God's love
in Jesus. And it brings application to our own lives as we, too, respond
with grateful hearts to God�s great gift of love to us.
Combining museum-quality artwork
and family friendly language, this book clearly articulates how God
showered His love upon us through Christ and helps children see that our
own gift-giving is a grateful response to the sacrificial gift of God�s
Son. 32 pages.