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Snapp. and Snurr. three little boys who lived in Sweden. were very happy. They rode as far as the train could take them. They all put on skis and walked across the snow.” said Father. Their skis made tracks in the snow. “We must go the rest of the way on skis. Snipp. Father pulled a sled with all their clothes and food on it.I t was spring vacation time. watching the boys. Mother walked behind. Father and Mother were going with them on a trip to Lapland. They took a train and went to the mountains far in the north. . They all put on skis and walked across the snow.
Snapp. Snurr and the Reindeer W:7.” said Mother. Snurr’s skis ran into one another. “We can start from those trees and ski down the hill.” said Father. they came to a little house at the top of a hill. The snow-covered hills lay all around the house.” said Snapp. Snurr knocked the snow off his red hat. “Snow is better on the hill than in my face!” he said. Dwarf birches grew nearby. and Snurr felt they could go no farther.5” 175L CTP J ust as Snipp. “This is where we are going to stay. The boys laughed.“Snow is better on the hill than in my face!” J1104130 SNIPP. He fell flat in the snow. .75”XH:9. He tried again. “This is the only kind of tree that grows this far north. Snapp.
indeed. “Oh. They practiced until they could easily go down the hill on their skis without falling. “Yes.” said Father. and Snurr followed Father across the snow.E very day the boys practiced skiing down the hill. .” Father said one day. “You ski very well. They saw some Laplanders’ tents not far away. Snapp. please may we visit the Laplanders?” asked Snipp. Father.” Snipp. “We can go on a ski trip now. When they had gone over some hills they saw some Laplanders’ tents not far away.
The Laplander boy was named Matti. . “Laplanders travel with their reindeer. Matti’s mother gave the boys a hot drink. He wore a bright blue jacket. Matti’s mother gave the boys a hot drink.” The Laplanders came out of their tents.” said Father. They were happy to have visitors. the dog. Snapp patted Sampo. Father talked to Matti’s father about his herd of reindeer.W hy do they live in tents?” asked Snurr. “Tents are easy to carry on sleds. She wore a long skirt and a bright apron. and they carry their homes with them.
“Let’s practice with Prince.I f you visit us again. Prince liked this game. .” said Snapp. They threw a rope around Prince’s big horns. “It’s a good thing we like snow.” said Snurr. you can play with my reindeer. Matti showed the boys how to catch a reindeer.” said Matti.” “We’ve never known anyone who had a reindeer of his own.” said Snipp. and the boys fell down in the snow. “We’re always in it. They threw a rope around Prince’s big horns. He pulled very hard on the rope. “His name is Prince.” said Snurr.
He seemed sorry each evening when Snipp. The boys hid behind a little snow hill. Snapp. too. and Sampo looked for them. The snow game which the boys liked best was hide-and-seek. and Snurr left.T he boys came to visit every day. When the big dog found the boys. On the last day of their vacation. Snipp. The boys hid behind a little snow hill. Snapp. . Sampo liked the boys almost as much as they liked him. They made snowmen. and Snurr learned to play many games in the snow. he barked and licked their faces. Father brought the boys to say goodbye to their Lapland friends. They made tracks with their skis. Sampo liked this game.
.” “How do you know when you should go to sleep?” asked Snapp. “I will leave you here.” Matti’s father told the boys about bear hunts. “Sometimes people get lost in the snow and are never found.” said Father. Matti’s father sat with the boys in his little tent and told them many stories. But remember to start home well before dark so that you can follow my tracks. “In the far north.I must go back right away to help Mother pack. Matti’s father told the boys about bear hunts and about snowstorms.” the Laplander said. “We go to sleep when we get tired.” the boys answered. “the sun never sets in the summer.” he said.” “We will.
but they walked on and on in the cold snow.W e must go home before dark. The boys looked out of the tent and saw that it was still light. and he fell. Thank you. Snurr’s skis came off.” they said. Snow covered the tracks Father’s skis had made. They became very tired. and Snurr could not see where they were going. This time he did not laugh at the snow in his face. . It blew in their faces.” said Snipp. The boys put on their skis. “Goodbye. Snipp. The boys could not see where they were going. Suddenly a big snowstorm began. They started home across the snow. too. or we might get lost. Snapp.
He stopped crying and wiped his eyes. Snipp and Snapp laughed.” The boys were frightened. he was pushed down again! This time he did laugh. “Don’t stay there!” shouted Snipp. too. He was very tired. licking his face. too. “And we can’t get home. “We have to keep moving or we’ll freeze!” He pulled Snurr up. “We have to keep moving or we’ll freeze!” . A big dog stood over Snurr. Snurr wanted to be brave.S nurr sat down in the cold snow and cried. Snapp stood up. too. “We are lost!” said Snurr. Snapp sat in the snow. But just as Snurr got on his feet.
He waved at the boys and called loudly. “Hi there!” “How did you find us?” asked Snipp. They were very happy to be on their way home to Father and Mother.” The three boys got in the sled. They settled down in the sled.” . “and Prince brought me here. pulling a little sled. “Where did you come from?” Snapp saw another animal. “Sampo followed you and found you with his good nose.S ampo!” said Snipp. It was Prince. Matti put some warm deerskins over them. “Sampo followed you and found you with his good nose. Matti was riding on the sled.” said Matti.
“We have been very worried.” Mother said to Matti. “We have been very worried. They brought us home safely.M other and Father were standing in the door.” said Mother. hugging Sampo. She kissed each of the boys. “We got lost in the big snowstorm. “Come in and get warm at the fire.” said Snipp “It was very cold and lonely. “But our Lapland friends found us.” said Snurr.” said Snapp.” said Mother. .
“Thank you. “Oh. who ate only reindeer moss every day. Matti. had the feast of his life.B efore the open fire the boys had a fine meal of sausages and roasted apples. Sampo had two big sausages of his own. Mother emptied all her oatmeal and cornflakes into a pail for Prince. “Thank you for my little boys. yes. Mother had tears in her eyes as she said goodbye. it was time for Matti to leave. laughing. Prince. .” Sampo had two big sausages of his own. “Prince and Sampo can find the way. Thank you.” said Mother. At last. Sampo and Prince.” said Matti.” “Can you find your way home in the dark?” asked Father.
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