The Annoying Orange
Belgrove Infant Girls School, Seafield Road, Clontarf, 1st Class, Illustrations by Siobhán Mac Cumhaill
Once there was an annoying orange called Oscar. All day long he would roll all over people, no matter whether they liked it or not.
Oscar lived in Egypt and everybody was really fed up with him!
It was the afternoon and Oscar was practising his rolling. In two weeks time he would be competing in the World Championships For The Most Annoying Piece of Fruit.
Oscar, however, was a little bit worried about his training. He would be competing against the spike shooting apple, who had won the competition for the last five years in a row.
So, feeling blue and a little bit under-ripe, he went to visit his girlfriend Anna, the beautiful glamourous blue eyed apple.
“I didn’t know you were here!” she said, fresh from the shower. “Why so glum?” “I’m scared,” replied Oscar.
“Why?” she asked.
“Because I’m not juicy enough! The championships are in two weeks time and I have to compete against the spiky apple!”...