Bella hopped into bed pulling the covers up. Santa won’t come if you are awake, her mum had told her. She lay there for a while looking at the Christmas tree wondering what she might get until she slowly drifted to sleep.
Bella woke with a start to the sound of pancakes being flipped. She looked over at the tree. Sure enough, a pile of presents sat there, one of them was very obvious, it was a violin. Bella had always wanted a violin but it was also painted purple with an elephant on it. Bella played it all morning