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The Snow Baby

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 3

Author

Terry
Jones

Appeared in

Fantastic Stories

Story Summary

A little old lady lives in a bare cottage beside a dark wood. Lonely on Christmas Eve, she builds a snow-baby whose heart fills with a myriad of fireflies giving the snow-baby life and the two of them a very special Christmas day until the fireflies lose their light and the snow-baby must kiss the old woman goodbye.