Aussie Nibbles: Snowman Magic
The snowman seems indestructible. Mr Russell shovels
him from the driveway, but the next morning he is back
again. And when their car skids off the road later that
day, it is the snowman that saves them.
The snowman stood in the middle of the
frosty driveway. Mr Russell drove around it.
'Funny place to build a snowman,' he said,
parking their car in front of the little holiday cabin.
Dion was first to get out. He wore his new red and blue
snow-boots. It was his first ever visit to the snow.
He couldn't wait to go skiing.
'Dion,' Mrs Russell said. 'Could you take
Molly inside, please.'
Molly was two, Dion held her hand as they
walked up the sloshy path to the cabin. The snow came
up nearly to her knees.
'Cold!' she said.
'It would be nice and warm inside,' he
Molly turned and pointed back towards the
'Snow man come inside?' Dion shook his
'He has to stay outside.'
'Snowman cold!' wailed Molly.
'Snowmen like to be cold,' Dion said.
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