There are so many wonderful ways to celebrate the arrival of St. Nicholas!
Shoes or stockings? Horse or sleigh?
Does St. Nicholas visit on December 6 or on Christmas Eve?
The beliefs and traditions are as diverse as the people who celebrate them.
The Birth of a Children’s Book Career
Author and long-time Multicultural Children’s Book Day supporter and Sponsor Charlotte Riggle spent twenty years pulling together the delightful book, Catherine’s Pascha. The diverse picture book for ages 4-8 was released in 2015 to rave reviews.
“I had written it when my children were small,” Riggle shared. “But I didn’t find a publisher until they were all grown up. And I had so much fun working with my publisher and editor, Becky Hughes. She took the manuscript I’d created and brought it to life. There were times when she’d send me a draft of an illustration, and it made me cry. It was such an amazing process.” [Read more…]