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Stories

Every morning, brilliant new stories are written by primary schoolchildren.They are all stored in our library (the stories, not the children). To read the stories and see the pictures, just click on the title or read more to view stories.

We also have stories from our other locations:  Cork, Galway, Mayo and Wicklow

One Wild Dog Chase

Our Lady Immaculate Junior National School, Darndale, 2nd Class, 9 November 2017

Once there was a dog called Cece. She had an owner called Timmy, who was a ninja.

Timmy loved to eat grapes and he shared them with Cece.

Even though Cece loved Timmy, she got scared of a thunderstorm one day and ran away.

The Ketchup King

​Blessington ETNS, 4th-6th class,County Wicklow, 8th November 2017

It all started one day in Jim’s giant vault.  He had been watching his favourite TV show “Runge McDuck” the night before as he had so much money he could afford to make his own television show. 

After Runge McDuck was over he had seen some shadows. He was checking to see if his money was still there after seeing them.

As he turned around he knocked Anthony, his favourite ketchup bottle on the ground and to his horror, he broke!

Penelope’s Dream

St Joseph’s National School, Kilucan, Co. Westmeath, 4th Class, 8 November 2017

Penelope the Cow lived on the Blue Star Adoption Farm. 

There were lots of other animals, cows, pigs, dragons, exploding chickens and unicorns. 

She was always treated really well but she wanted to go explore the world. She dreamed to have wings.

Piff versus Eurowise

​Delgany NS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 07 November 2017

One day, Piff the Pufferfish was sorting through his hats. 

He was in the sea dump, at the end of the coral reef.

He realised he had lost his beautiful, brilliant, majestic fedora.

Thunder Boy’s Great Rescue

St Fiachra’s Junior National School, Beaumont, 2nd Class 06 November 2017

Thunder Boy was in St. Fiachra’s learning, then Thunder Man, his father who he was really scared of, came to school and used his lightning to electrocute the school.

Everyone started being mean to Thunder Boy because they thought he did it, but his father actually did it. He tried to tell everyone but they didn’t listen.

Then his best friend Super Bob tried to help Thunder Boy explain.  But then they thought Super Bob was on the bad side.

Pizza Pig

Dublin Book Festival, 04 November 2017

In Farmer Fred’s farm, there lived a hoola-hooping pig called Bubbles, who dreamed of running away from the farm. 

He wanted to run away to find the magical, portable pizza-fountain.

One day there was an alien potato invasion on the farm. Bubbles found his best friend, the imaginary dragon called Jeffrey, hopped on his back, and flew away from the farm.

Kelly's Story

St Vincents Primary School, County Cork, 27 October 2017

Once upon a time there was a demon called Kelly. Her best friend's name was a little dragon called Clumsy. 

Clumsy would always hide in Kelly's back-pack when she went to school. 

Kelly's family is evil, but she doesn't want to be like them. She doesn't really like school because she gets bullied. 

The Hobo of Kevinopolis

St Kevin’s NS, Tarahill, 5th class, County Wicklow, 26th October 2017

HOBO Joe cowered in his box from the rain, in the second biggest city in Jamaica.

Joe and Strudel the rabbit were in the back streets of Kevinopolis. They were cold in the rain.

“I have a bad feeling,” says Strudel.

Beware of the Butcher

St Benedict’s National School, Ongar, 5th Class, 26th October 2017

One day Bacon the pig was sleeping in the pigpen. There was a smell of manure in the air. 

After he woke up he took his first step and jumped into his mud bath.

He walked over to his best friend Steak the cow’s pen and saw him looking for his brother, Jeff. Jeff had been missing since the night before.

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​I Don’t Have One

St. Brigids, County Wicklow, 1st and 2nd class, 02 March 2017

Once upon a time there was a really good footballer called Alex. 

He wanted to win the world cup.

He woke up in his bedroom and went to his brothers Ross’s house.

Hidden Powers

Brittas Bay National School, County Wicklow, 6th class, 01 March 2017

ONCE upon a time there was a girl called Shaníqwa Awqínash.

Her best friend’s name was Erodos.

His name was Erodos because, ever since he fell while running from his brother and his friend, he has accidentally said erodosaclidus – at the end of every sentence.

The Adventure of Bacon

​Wicklow ETNS, 3rd class, 28 February 2017

Once upon a time there was a robot unicorn called Robbie. 

His greatest wish, more than anything was to have a magical flying toilet. 

His best friend was named Shark Lord: he was a kid who could turn into a shark. 

A Swan Called Heather

Jonathan Swift National School, County Wicklow, 16 February 2017

Once upon a time there was a swan called Heather.  

Her best friend, Hilda, was always full of bravery but Heather was always scared of everything.  

One day Ziddea the witch was in the sky flying above their heads.

Super Zero in Gnomelovania

​Wicklow ETNS, 6th class, County Wicklow, 07 February 2017

Super Zero woke up to Genward the Llama-corn bursting through the window. 

Genward started shouting at Super Zero 

“Get out of your pyjamas!” Genward was really excited about his new sneakers. 

Roman and the Big Adventure

​Scoil Cholmcille Ballybrack, County Wicklow,  3rd class,  02 February 2017

Once upon a time, there was a dog called Roman. But Roman lost his family. 

His family were worried about him. Roman was in the house alone when a grown-up boy came to take him away. 

The boy brought him to his house and kept him there, in prison.

The Banshee of Glencree

​Kilcoole Primary School, County Wicklow, 6th Class, 01 February 2017

My name is Penelope and this is how my life began…

One day in my school, Blobwarts, a new boy came into class.  It was Blob Marley, my best friend.  

He had finally transferred over to my school from the Y-men academy.  

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