This book includes two Christmas stories. in Frosty the Snowman, because there was no snow so far this winter three friends decide to take matters into their own hands. They go down to the old ice factory and build a snowman out of melted ice. Instead of the friendly snowman, they expected the result was a very different kind of snowman. Fortunately, in the end, it did snow and the boys were able to make a real snowman. The second story is Friendly the Snowman. Michael couldn't get the hang of ice skating so he did not go to the lake with his brothers and friends. Instead, he stayed behind and built a snowman by the pond. As he finishes the snowman and complains about not being able to skate the snowman speaks to him and offers to help him learn to skate. Michael works with Friendly the Snowman every day and soon becomes the best skater and wins a prize on New Years Day.