St. Nicholas Stories Told in Comics

Belgian postcard
Cote d’Or, Brussels, Belgium
St Nicholas Center Collection

The Miracles of St. Nicholas: The Pious Man’s Daughters and the Butcher’s Boys

A real Story of the True St. Nick by cartoonist Calamity Jon
Not a usual story, appropriate for upper elementary and middle schoolers

St. Nicholas versus Arius

Account of Nicholas at the Council of Nicaea by George Tautkus
This is a comic, so expect a bit more than one punch!

The Klaubauf’s Wager

A folk tale from Bavaria and Eastern Europe by Benito Cereno

Tio de Nadal

A blending of folk tales from Catalonia by Benito Cereno

The Baker’s Tale: A True Story of Saint Nicholas

A traditional tale from upstate New York by Benito Cereno

Stories for Classroom Use
Traditional Stories & Legends
Classic Primary Sources
Especially for Classroom Use
Life of St. Nicholas shown in images
Modern Miracles

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Five stories for children from Anne Neuberger’s St. Nicholas the Wonderworker

The Bakers’ Dozen: A Saint Nicholas Tale, retold by Aaron Shepard, adapted for storytelling and for readers’ theater by the author, from the beautifully illustrated picture book published by Atheneum, New York, 1995.

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