...I heard a squeaky little voice say, "Well, it's about time you got here."

 

I looked in the direction of the strange voice, and saw a funny little elf waving at me.

"Come, on!", he said. "Santa is frantic! All the other elves have come down

with the flu, and there's no one to help him deliver all the Christmas toys. We've got to hurry....

Santa is starting to panic!"

He started running toward the little cottage, and since I didn't exactly have

any place else to go, I decided I'd better follow him.

When we got to the house, he flung open the door, and.... click here!(click on the paw!)