You probably call him Santa Claus, Kris Kringle, Babbo Natale, Gaghant Baba, Saint Nick or Father Christmas. But did you know that the story of this legendary bearer of gifts to children is patterned after the life a Christian Bishop?
The name of the Bishop is Nicholas. He was born in the third century in a place that is known today as Turkey. He became the personification of the spirit of Christmas because he dedicated himself to giving his wealth to the poor and needy. You can read his complete story in interactive storybook format by clicking here.