The Legend of St. Nicholas, written by award-winning author Dandi Daley Mackall and illustrated by Marley and Me artist, Richard Cowdrey, tells the story of the original St. Nicholas and reminds children that God Gave us the greatest gift ever given.
In The Legend of St. Nicholas, the new artwork, created by Marley and Me illustrator, Richard Cowdrey, captivates audiences and tells the story of a young man named Nicholas, who was moved by the plight of the poor and needy. Nicholas spent his life secretly helping the poor all over the world, giving gifts on Christmas Eve to remind people of the greatest Gift of all, Jesus Christ. This gentle Christmas book introduces the original St. Nicholas and offers inspiration for readers to become cheerful givers themselves. The final pages in the book include fun Father Christmas traditions in other lands.
Dandi Daley Mackall is the author of over 400 books and still can't believe she gets to write for a living, helping children of all ages grow spiritually. She and her husband, Joe, both write from rural Ohio, where they're blessed with three children and a variety of horses, dogs, and cats. Richard Cowdrey's favorite things to draw and paint are the things that reflect the awesomeness of God and His creation. From vast landscapes to the littlest bug on a leaf, Richard marvels at the beauty in the details. Richard's bestselling children's books include Bad Dog, Marley and A Very Marley Christmas.
Are you looking for an endearing Christmas story that doesn't forget the true meaning of the holiday? The Legend of St. Nicholas tells the story of a man who spent his life secretly helping the poor all over the world, giving gifts on Christmas Eve to remind people of the greatest gift of all, Jesus Christ. The captivating picture book is illustrated by New York Times bestselling illustrator Richard Cowdrey, written by Dandi Daley Mackall, and features a beautiful cover with foil and glitter. Readers ages 4-8 will learn: How to become cheerful givers by learning about the original St. Nicholas How other countries celebrate Christmas traditions across the world How to embody the spirit of giving all year long With beautiful illustrations and a heartwarming story, The Legend of St. Nicholas is a great read for the Advent and Christmas season.