This book won the Newberry Medal. Have the students come up with another award that they would like to give this book.
Chapter Title Pages
Have the students create title pages and illustrations for each of the chapters in this book.
Create a pronunciation guide for some of the challenging Hungarian names, labels, and words in this book.
Have the students write a fable like moral for each of the stories and legends shared in this book.
Show some or all of the film version of this book in class. You could include candy boxes and popcorn for affect. Discuss with the class which parts fit their idea of the narrative while reading it.
Hold a Mikulas Day where the students each bring a gift to class. Take these gifts to a charity or to a facility for...
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