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  • Hello, I'm Jonny and today's story is a chilly one. It involves an ice-cold Queen and the

  • struggle between good and evil. It's a famous fairy tale that you might find familiar.

  • The story begins a long time ago. There's a wicked goblin who has a magic mirror - but

  • not one you would want for everything that is good and beautiful reflects back as bad

  • and ugly. Then one day the mirror breaks and the shattered pieces of glass fall onto a

  • small village where two friends Kay and Gerda live.

  • They are young and happy and always stick up for each other even when one of them is

  • in trouble. They love playing outside but unfortunately that means Kay gets hit by some

  • of the falling pieces of mirror - one bit sticks in his eye and another bit sticks in

  • his heart - and from then on Kay becomes horrible and nasty and no longer thinks of Gerda as

  • his friend. But she can't understand his strange behaviour.

  • Then one day, Kay is offered a ride on a huge sledge. He is a bit nervous, but the driver

  • says stick with me and you'll be fine. Foolishly he agrees to ride on the sledge across the

  • snowy landscape. The driver of the sledge transforms himself into a woman wearing a

  • white flowing gown and a crown made of ice - she is the Snow Queen - and she takes him

  • off to a distant land.

  • Gerda is back in the village waiting for Kay, despite his bad behaviour she still wants

  • to stick by him. When he doesn't return, she decides to look for him and takes a boat ride down

  • a long river - hoping it will lead to Kay. Unfortunately, it doesn't. She gets caught

  • by a robber girl with a reindeer. Gerda pours out her heart with her sad story and the robber

  • girl takes pity on her and admits that she has seen the Snow Queen heading off to Lapland

  • with a boy.

  • Could this boy be Kay? - and if so, how will Gerda find him? Stick with me and find out

  • in the next part of my story soon. Bye for now.

Hello, I'm Jonny and today's story is a chilly one. It involves an ice-cold Queen and the

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