Sharing this short story for Christmas again this year for those who haven’t seen it. It’s probably my favorite of my short stories: Rosco the Rascal’s December Magic. Enjoy!
A Rosco the Rascal Tale for Christmas
by Shana Gorian© December 2015. All rights reserved.
This story is available for members of Wattpad published in chapter-version if you or your little one prefers. Visit this link.
For all ages. (Contains no holiday spoilers!)
It was Rosco’s first Christmas with the McKendrick family. Late in the evening on Christmas Eve, ten-year old James, seven-year-old Mandy, and Mom and Dad were all in bed.
Rosco, their large German shepherd, lay near the front door, tossing and turning on his doggy bed. The lights on the Christmas tree had been shut off. The fire in the hearth had burned out. But Rosco was wide awake.
Rosco lay thinking about what Mandy had told him—that tonight, someone named Santa Claus would be visiting the house while everyone slept. Mandy had instructed her dog not to bark at Santa, because she wouldn’t want Rosco…
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