This unabridged audio version of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by Julie Lane is read by the late Bill Everett, with music provided by SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music bassoon quartet. For two hours and 40 minutes, listen to this wonderful Christmas legend that has captivated both young and old since the 1930s.
Are your children wondering about Santa Claus? Let this story help their transition of Santa as a rosy, jolly old elf to the true spirit of giving. Listening to the story is a wonderful way to make a long holiday trip in the car one of your best ever!
It is the story of Nicholas the orphan who becomes Nicholas the woodcarver under the tutelage of Bertran Marsden. Nicholas makes it his job is to create a gift for every child in his small village on the Baltic Sea as a way of thanking all of the children he grows up with for their friendship. As he grows older, explanations for many beloved Christmas traditions are woven into the story as the true spirit of Christmas is revealed.