It was the night before Christmas, and all was quiet around the house. Not a creature was stirring, except
But little Lily Grouse was up all night, trying to recall the jolly man’s sight.. She recalled he was big and round with large red cheeks. He had a loud, roaring laugh, and huge, no!, ‘enormous’ feet! Lily had been very little when she last caught sight of him, but now she was older and mother said she was 3 feet tall and not as thin! She had written him a letter, oh yes she could spell and was proud of her achievement, mother could tell! Her little heart pounded and thudded in her chest, she just couldnt shut her eyes, she did try her best!
Lily tiptoed down the stairs, and looked longingly at the fireplace, the cherry cookies looked lonely, so she gave it a taste! At