Once there was an old man and woman who didn't have any children. They watch their neighbours' children playing in snow. One day they build a snow-girl in their garden -- and are astonished when she comes to life. But what willl happen when spring comes, and the snow melts? This classic story of dreams coming true is beautifully illustrated by Helene Muller in a gentle watercolour style, while the lyrical text makes the poignancy of the tale accessible for young children.