Santa Claus Worldwide distills the cheerful essence of Christmas from many sources and studies, old and new. In addition to his wide reading, author Tom A. Jerman has brought a wealth of personal experience
This photograph shows one of the most unusual Christmas traditions, Tió de Nadal, the pooping log of Catalan, Spain. In the days leading up to Christmas, parents will place candies and toys under the cover. On Christmas Eve, the log poops the treats for the children to eat.