Once upon a time there was a family of bells, led by a dapper bell-ringer. The bells were to perform on Christmas Eve but there was a problem--the littlest bell was a clunker.
All the brother and sister bells complained about her and planned to drown her out. Little did they know that the little bell heard their cruel words. She left and went to spend Christmas alone in a tall tower.
Then... the whole story comes to a grand musical ending: