Santa's Little Helpers, a short story for kids

Santa's Little Helpers, a short story for kids

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Suzy Turner By SuzyTurner Updated Nov 21, 2012

I wrote this short story many years ago....

Once upon a time there was a little girl called Lucy who lived in the Algarve. Lucy didn't believe in Santa Claus. She had always thought the idea of a fat man travelling around the world in one night just a ridiculous. That is, until one rainy Christmas Eve...

"Mum, why don't we ever get snow here in the Algarve?" Lucy asked.

"Because it's not cold enough sweetheart. It has been known to snow briefly up the Monchique mountains though," answered her mother, "maybe if it's really cold again this year, it'll happen again."

"If it does, can we drive up to see it?" the little girl asked.

"Sure we can. Now, have you written your Christmas letter to Father Christmas?" her mother asked her.

"Oh Mum, you know that Santa Claus doesn't exist. I'm old enough to know that!" she replied hastily as she entered her bedroom and closed the door behind her.

That night while Lucy was sleeping, something unusual was going on in her bedroom. Her two favo...