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Children's Books in German
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  • Lasst uns froh und munter sein: Der gütige Mensch Nikolaus Updated!

    St Benno-Verlag BmbH, 2005

    Leipzig, Germany

    Nicely produced booklet with the song and stories and legends of St Nicholas, including an icon to cut-out and stand up

  • Mein Buch vom Heiligen Nikolaus

    Coppenrath Verlag, Munster, Germany, 2004

    Story of Nikolaus with textured touch panels

  • Advent und Weihnachten: mit Kindern erlebt

    Abeln, Reinhard and Barbara Cratzius

    Butzon & Bercker, 2006

    Legends, crafts, songs and recipes for Saint Martin, Saint Nicholas, the coming birth of Jesus and the three wise men

  • Sankt Nikolaus, der gukte Mann

    Bartos-Höppner

    Annette Betz Verlag, Vienna - Munich, Austria - Germany, 1986

    Lovely, delicate illustrations for the well-known Nicholas legends

  • St. Nikolaus: Geschichten und Lieder vom Schenken

    Becker-Huberti

    uccello Verlag GmbH und Bonifatiuswerk/Diaspora-Kinderhilfe, Paderborn, Germany, 2002

    Book with stories and songs about giving; also available as CD or cassette

  • Nikolaus Feiern: Ideen für Familie, Kindergarten und Grundschule

    Bihler, Elsbeth

    Lahn-Verlag, Germany, 2006

    Colorful book with activity ideas as well as stories, poems and songs

  • Sankt Nikolaus

    Bohatta-Morpurgo, Ida

    Verlag Josef Müller, 1957 (original copyright 1933)

    Small picture book by this well-known artist has been brought out in numerous editions, the charming illustrations have been used on holy cards and tins; also in Suetterlinschrift

  • St. Nikolaus: Geschichten, Lieder und Legenden

    Cratzius, Barbara

    St. Benno Verlag, Germany, 2009

    Nicely illustrated stories, songs and legends

  • St. Nikolaus: Reime, Lieder und Geschichten

    Cratzius, Barbara

    St. Benno Verlag, Germany, 2006

    Poems, songs, & stories with with colorful illustrations

  • Vom Nikolaus: den Kindern erzählt

    Cratzius, Barbara

    Verlag Butzon & Bercker, Germany, 2004

    Stories, songs, activities with attractive illustrations

  • Mein erstes Buch vom Nikolaus

    Erne, Thomas

    Herder, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, 1999

    Board book story

  • Nikolaus und das Kornwunder

    Erzählt, Rica

    Verlag Ernst Kaufmann, Germany, 2006

    Simple story of Saint Nicholas and the famine in Myra

  • Nikolaus und die drei Geschenke

    Erzählt, Rica

    Verlag Ernst Kaufmann, Germany, 2008

    Simple story of Saint Nicholas and the three gifts, making the transition from the dowry gifts to children's treats

  • Der Heilige Nikolaus

    Kleissner, Richard

    Der Katholische Familienverband Tirol, Vienna, Austria, 2005

    Nikolaus stories, songs, poems, and recipes

  • Mein erstes Buch vom Nikolaus

    Krauß, Werner

    Verlag Herder Freiburg, Germany, 2003

    Board book with the stories of St Nicholas

  • Das Geheimnis des Nikolaus

    Krenzer, Rolf

    Lahn, Limburg, Germany, 1999

    Gifts given in secret

  • Wir Feiern Nikolaus

    Lüber, Renate

    Verlag Ernst Kaufmann, Germany, 1996

    Delightful illustrations

  • Mein kleines Buch vom Nikolaus

    Luthardt, Ernst-Otto

    Echter Verlag Würzburg, Germany, 2002

    Small book with simple stories

  • Mein erstes Buch vom Nikolaus

    Möres, Cornelia

    Verlag Herder Freiburg, Germany, 2005

    Board book with three stories and a song

  • St. Nikolaus: Die Geschichte von St. Nikolaus mit Bildern und Liedern

    Müller, Rüdiger

    Christophorus-Verlag Herder, Freiburg, 1978

  • Nikolaus, komm zu uns . . .

    Mayer-Skumanz & Herlinde Almer

    Schnider's Offense Gesellschaft, Graz, Austria, 2007

    Blends traditional stories with contemporary customs and needs showing how Nicholas would respond, lovely photographic illustrations

  • Der Heilige Nikolaus: Geschichten & Legenden

    Mondschein, Helga

    St. Benno Verlag, Germany, 2004

    Nicely illustrated introduction to Nikolaus with several legends

  • Brot für Myra: Die Legende vom heiligen Nikolaus

    Preußler, Otfried

    Thienemann Verlag, Stuttgart/Wien, 2004

    Nikolaus stories

  • Nikolaus von Myra

    Quadflieg, Josef and Renate Fuhrmann

    Patmos, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2001

    Nicely illustrated stories of St Nicholas of Myra

  • Nikolaus und Santa Claus

    Rettl, Christine

    Verlagsgesellschaft, Vienna, Austria, 1998

    Sankt Nikolaus and Santa Claus cooperate to deliver gifts on Christmas Eve

  • Sankt Nikolaus Kommt

    Schmid, Ilse

    Verlag Friedrich Oetinger, Hamburg, Germany, 1964

    Sweet pictures of Nicholas with many angel helpers

  • Der herrlichste 5. Dezember

    Schmidt, Annie M. G.

    Verlag Friedrich Oetinger, Hamburg, Germany, 1971

    Sankt Nikolaus has an adventure in civilian clothes

  • Die Geschichte vom Heiligen Nikolaus

    Schneider, Antonie

    Coppenrath Verlag, Germany, 2003

    Nicholas stories, illustrations with gold accents

  • Sankt Nikolaus in Not und andere Erzählungen

    Timmermans, Felix

    Insel Verlag, 1982

    Baden-Baden, Germany

    Original Felix Timmermans woodcuts

  • Sankt Nikolaus in Not

    Timmermans, Felix, illustrated by Aljoscha Blau

    Insel Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2012

    New edition of the popular taledrawings

  • Sankt Nikolaus in Not

    Timmermans, Felix; illustrated by Else Wenz-Viëtor

    Erste Auflage, 1987 (1926)

    Currently available edition of this classic with text and Else Wenz-Viëtor illustrations both copyright 1926; other editions available, including Insel-Bücherei Nr. 420, which has Timmermans' own drawings

  • Sankt Nikolaus in Not

    Timmermans, Felix; Stéphane Poulin, illustrator

    Speer Verlag, Zürich, Switzerland, 1997

    Beautifully illustrated version

  • Die Geschichte von Sankt Nikolaus

    Uebe, Ingrid & Ute Thönissen

    Verlag Herder, Freiburg im Breisgau, 2009

    Board book version, telling the story of St. Nicholas, especially the dowry and famine accounts, full color illustrations

  • Lieber, guter Nikolaus

    van Eickels, Maria

    Verlag Butzon & Bercker, Germany, 2005

    Background, stories, information, songs and activities

  • Sankt Nikolaus Begegnen: Ein Werkbuch

    von Euw, Aloys

    Rex Verlag, Switzerland, 1994

    Small book with stories and rhymes

  • Der heilige Nikolaus

    Zünd, Monika

    Verlag Carl Ueberreuter, Wein, Austria, 2004

    Small book with stories and rhymes

  • Sankt Nikolaus und sein Knecht Ruprecht

    Zürcher, Alois Albert

    Druck u. Verlag, Freiburg, Germany, undated

    Nicely illustrated anthology of stories, poems and songs

  • Guten Tag, ich bin der Nikolaus

    Zuckowski, Rolf and Julia Ginsbach

    Coppenrath Verlag, Munster, Germany, 2002

    Songs for winter, Nicholas, Christmas; book with CD

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