the mermaid and the sailsman

One day, they saw a strange sight on the horizon. A boat was approaching, carrying a huge block of ice. On top of the ice, there was a snowman with a carrot nose and a scarf. He looked miserable and scared. ‘Help me!’ he shouted. ‘I was kidnapped by some pirates who wanted to sell me as a rare attraction. But they got lost at sea with a salesman and ran out of food and water. They abandoned me here on this island, where it’s too hot for me. I’