with Saint Nicholas when he visit's the house of the man and his family. It is a big reason for the current image of Santa Claus, his reindeer's number and names (excluding Rudolph who wasn't alive yet) his mode of transporation, and his penchant of getting into people's houses through their chimneys and out again. It is a sweet, rhythmical story perfect for children to hear especially around Christmas time! The poem was first published in 1823.
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About Loralee Evans
Loralee Evans is the author of several novels including The Birthright, The Shores of Bountiful, Felicity~ A Sparrow's Tale, and Felicity and the Fire Stoppers. She enjoys reading all sorts of good books, including the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, J. Scott Savage, Rachel Ann Nunes, James Dashner, and others.