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CZECH

  • Legenda O Svatém Mikuláši

    Talafantová, Ceslava

    Vydal, 2012

    Brne, Czech Republic

    Fold-out book with seven events from St. Nicholas' life

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ITALIAN

  • • Il Tesoro di San Nicola

    Capozza, Giuseppe with Xenia Cannata & Laura Fusco

    Maria Adda Editore, Bari, Italy, 2012

    Story of the dowry money, with activities at the back of the book: dot-to-dot, fill-in-the-blank, a maze, coloring page and quiz

  • La Vita di San Nicola

    Vitali, Franca

    Paoline, Milano, Italy, 2004

    Very nice coloring book telling the story of Saint Nicholas and connecting him to Santa Claus

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NORWEGIAN

  • Nikolas fra Patara

    Skipperold, Ivar

    Credo forlag, 1997

    Lillesand, Norway

    Colorful, large format picture book tells the story of the boy Nicholas, growing up in Patara. When he is taken to the market he learns no everyone has money to buy what they need. He gives money to the baker to pay for bread. Nicholas continues to give gifts to those in need—after his is a bishop, too. The Christmas story is also included; map on flyleaf.

    Purchase from Arken Kulturhus

  • Nikolas fra Patara

    Skippervold, Ivar

    Kirkens Nodhjelp, 1998

    Lillesand, Norway

    Production notes, script, 18 songs for a Christmas musical telling the story of St Nicholas and the Christmas story

    Purchase from Arken Kulturhus

  • Nikolas fra Patara

    Skippervold, Ivar

    Arken, 1997

    Lillesand, Norway

    ACD 136

    Link for 10 sample songs

    CD with 26 tracks for Nikolas fra Patara

    Purchase from Arken Kulturhus

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POLISH
  • Swiety Mikolaj

    Mikolajewski, Jaroslaw

    Muchomor, Warsaw, 2003

    Delightfully illustrated stories of Saint Nicholas, the dowry story is the most extensive.

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PORTUGUESE
  • São Nicolau

    Codesal, Andrés, translated from Spanish by João Santos

    Editorial Missões, Cucujães, 2003

    Delightfully illustrated stories of Saint Nicholas, the dowry story is the most extensive.

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ROMANSCH from Switzerland
  • Wie Schön isch doch die Wiehnachtszyt

    Gsell-Isler, Lisbeth

    Rex-Verlag, Lucerne, 2001

    Songs and poems for adults and children

  • Martin und Sankt Nikolaus

    Isenring, Toja and Augustin Maissen

    Casa Editura per Art ed Artists, Surava, 1990

    Story of St Nicholas seeking out the oft missed; in four languages—Romansch, German, French & Italian

  • De Samichlaus chunnt!

    Richter, Konrad and Józef Wilkon

    North-South Books, Zürich, 1985

    Samichlaus (Nicholas) tracks in snow . . . .

  • Chum ine

    von Euw, Aloys

    Rex-Verlag, Lucerne, 1999

    Verses for Samichlaus (Nicholas)

  • Neui Samichlaus Gedichtli

    von Euw, Aloys

    Rex-Verlag, Lucerne, 1999

    Verses for Samichlaus (Nicholas)

  • Sankt Nikolaus Begegnen: ein werkbuch

    von Euw, Aloys

    Rex-Verlag, Lucerne, 1994

    Verses for Samichlaus (Nicholas)

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RUSSIAN
  • Saint Nicholas: The Life

    Efoshkin, Sergei

    Novospassky Monastery, Moscow, ISBN: 5-87389-031-5, 2006

    Beautifully illustrated large-format book, printed on heavy cream paper tells the story of St Nicholas' life and miracles after his death. Twenty-three stories with thirty-one full page illustrations; for all ages.

  • Inexhaustible Wonders of the Sea: The Life and Miracles of St. Nicholas

    Kolomyichenko, Tatiana

    Parish Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit ISBN: 978-5-98891-176-0, 2008

    Nicely illustrated book with seventeen stories from Nicholas' life and miracles

  • Miracleworker Saint Nicholas

    Skorobogatko, Natalia

    Foundation Christian Life, g.Klin, Russia, 2007

    Illustrated stories of the life of Saint Nicholas, along with ancient hymns in Church Slavonic

  • The Life of Nicholas retold for Children

    Tkachenko, Alexander

    Nicaea, 2014

    Moscow, Russia

    The life of St. Nicholas for children four and up; color illustrations

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SLOVAKIAN

  • Sväty Mikuláš

    Horka, Róbert

    Zaex, 2014

    Dolany, Slovakia

    Small booklet with several soft illustrations and a prayer on the back

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SPANISH
  • Vidas Ejemplares: San Nicolás de Bari

    Ediciones Recreatives, S. A. Mexico, 1955

    Comic book story of the life of Saint Nicholas of Bari

  • San Nicolás de Bari

    Codesal, Andrés

    Apostolado Mariano, Seville, 1995

    The life of Saint Nicholas

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SWEDISH
  • En Saga om S:t Nikolaus: elle Det ettrigaste djuret i skogen

    Reinhart, Terri, translated by Katarina Mista-Stensson

    Patrick Reinhart, 2010

    Wheat Ridge, Colorado

    Sweet story shows St. Nicholas showing how generosity and helping others changes hearts

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  • Sankt Nikolaus: Püha Nikolaus

    Streit, Jakob

    EELK Pühapäevakooliühendus, 2001

    Collection of Nicholas stories

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UKRAINIAN
  • About St. Nicholas for Children Updated!

    2013

    Stories and poems with a few line drawings

  • Saint Nicholas Updated!

    Septima, 2008

    Kharkiv, Ukraine

    The story of Saint Nicholas

  • Saint Nicholas

    Publisher Svichado, 2013

    Lviv, Ukraine

    Child's introduction to Saint Nicholas

  • St. Nicholas, I'm waiting for you Updated!

    Bohdan Books, 2015

    Ternopil, Ukraine

    Coloring book showing girl's activities while waiting for St Nicholas

  • Sviaty Mykola (Saint Nicholas)

    Becko, Ukraine, 2006

    Delightfully illustrated stories of Saint Nicholas, also showing his relationship to Father Christmas and Santa

  • Ukrainian Booklet

    2004

    Songs, stories, scripts and more. Nice black and white illustrations.

  • A Special Gift

    Berezenko, J., editor

    Brtsk, 2014

    Kiev, Ukraine

    An anthology of children's miracle stories from St. Nicholas Day

  • Legends of Bishop Nicholas Updated!

    Celandine, Iria

    2003

    Ukraine

    St. Nicholas stories told in verse with colored illustrations on each page

  • Usi Chekajut Mykolaya Updated!

    Ferento, Tereza

    Svichado, 2015

    Ukraine

    Children's collection of scripts, poems and songs.

  • St. Nicholas: Holiday Plays & Scripts

    Franco, I., R. Zavadovich, I. Hraplyva, I. Katynets and more

    Svichado, Ukraine, 2008

    Anthology including all the plays and scripts for St. Nicholas Day

  • Tykho Mykolaj Stupaje Updated!

    Kachmar

    Svichado, 2014

    Ukraine

    Nicely illustrated collection of poems

  • How Nicholas Came to Jesus Updated!

    Kachmar, Mariana

    Svichado, 2013

    Lviv, Ukraine

    Miracle stories of St Nicholas patronage, with icon and altar to cut out and assemble

  • Saint Nicholas Updated!

    Lemko, I.

    L. Aprio, 2013

    Ukraine

    An introduction to St Nicholas Day traditions

  • St. Nicholas' Helpers

    Medic-Yaremchuk, Les

    Publisher Svichado, 2014

    Lviv, Ukraine

    Nicholas gets lost, but animal helpers see to it that the gifts are delivered.

  • Nicholas Comes to Children: Poems, Carols, Stories

    Naked, P. P.

    2013

    Illustrations use vintage European postcards used with contemporary drawings

    Collection of poems, stories, and songs for children

  • Mikolajki

    Puryayeva, Natalia

    Svichado, 2013

    Story tells what it means to be a real Nicholas and how to become one; colorful illustrations

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