“Well then,” he

“Best put on your coat for the show,” the driver said to Jody’s dad, a friendly chuckle in his voice. “It’s a bit nippy out, and we wouldn’t want the evening’s chill to dampen the spirits of our adventure.”

Jody’s dad nodded, a smile spreading across his face as he reached for his coat. With Jody by his side, her hand tucked into his, they were ready for whatever enchantment the night would bring. The promise of the pantomime, the warmth of shared laughter, and the thrill of unexpected invitations filled the air with anticipation.

As they stepped out into the crisp evening, the stars above seemed to wink down at them, as if in approval of the magic that the day had brought and the wonders that the night promised. the next day at school