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The Adventures of Nicholas

4.11  ·  Rating Details ·  35 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
This is a story you might tell if you wanted to combine all the things you love about Christmas.
Paperback, 73 pages
Published November 29th 2004 by Not Avail (first published January 1st 1966)
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Juergen John Roscher
I try to read several Christmas books each yuletide season and ‘The Adventures of Nicholas’ I bought several years ago but never read it. After recently reading the subtitle of this children’s book, ‘The Wonderful Life and Complete Account of That Famous Toymaker and Children’s Friend, Nicholas Better Known as Santa Claus’, I decided to read the it since I like Christmas stories that try to define the origins of Santa Claus and different Christmas traditions.

This is a children’s book that chroni
Dec 24, 2014 Emma rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My mom found this book several years ago and gave it to me. She got it at a book fair (I was obsessed with those in elementary school) and used to read it every year, so I started doing that too.
It's a cute story combining all the common Christmas traditions and theories about Santa. He has reindeer, a sleigh and even a red suit lined with rabbit fur. He goes down the chimney of an old miser, who thinks he's trying to steal his gold. He even sets up the first Christmas trees for stranded gypsie
May 06, 2015 Stacy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Dec 25, 2011 Brian rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this book aloud to my wife and Baby A. This was a fun book to read about the legend of Nicholas, the first stocking, the first Christmas tree, etc. I look forward to read this book again when my son or daughter is a little tot!
Dec 03, 2010 Rusty rated it really liked it
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My children truly enjoyed this little book. When they were very young, tt was a favorite to read at holiday time.
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Dec 24, 2010 Megan [I'm okay, I'm alright] rated it really liked it
I read this book at Christmas time every year, and have since I was a kid. It's a really enjoyable, sweet book. :)
Karen  McKenna
This book is such a wonderful story of the meaning of gifting. It is one I plan to read to my grandchildren or my surrogate grandchildren!
A quaint little book that describes how many of our myths and traditions surrounding Santa came to be. Children would probably get enjoyment out of this, but it was just an okay read for me.
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I'm reading this to the kids as well. It tells of how Santa Clause came to be etc.
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