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, Kerry, Mayo, NorthWest, and Wicklow

The Great Pickle Escape

St Patrick’s National School, Ardcath, Garristown, Co. Meath, 5/6th Class, 14 May 2018

Jimmy the Pickle looked up and all he could see was the lid of the jar. 

He had lived in a jar since he was bought from Picklevalu. Jimmy felt trapped and lonely.

He looked out of his jar and he saw a load of spoons. One spoon stood out, because it was old and rusty. Jimmy felt sorry for it.

Bunkle's Jail Break

Bray School Project, County Wicklow, 10th May 2018

One morning at 3 a.m. Chippy the chip man felt very sick. He was doing the marshmallow 3 a.m. challenge.

Bunkle the donkey was flying by when he saw Chippy getting sick through the window.

He tried to go in the window to help him but got stuck because he was so big.

Danger in Space

St Vincent de Paul Girls National School, Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9, 2nd Class, 10 May 2018

Once upon a time there was a girl named Tyler-Jones. 

Her dad worked at NASA and let her go into a rocket with her dog named Stars.

When Tyler-Jones pressed a red button, the rocket launched into space. 

The Middle Age Mystery

St Eithne’s Girls National School, Edenmore, 5th Class, 9 May 2018

In the dark horrible ages, there was a scream in the cave.

“Pelgah, where are you gone?” said Elghah. “It’s dinnertime.”

Elghah was inside her cave, making her dinner of dragon claw soup. There was a stony silence. 

Invisible Boy

St Eithne’s Girls National School, Edenmore, Dublin 5, 6th Class, 8 May 2018

Once upon a time there was a boy called Paul. He lived on a cruise ship with his best friend, Damo the Turtle.

One day, Damo fell off the side of the cruise ship. Paul dived in after him.

Damo was kidnapped by an electric seal and the cruise ship sailed away. 

Season 4

Sacred Heart SNS, 6th class, County Wicklow, 3rd May 2018

“Why did you get me into trouble and push me into that bookshelf?” Derek said.

“Cos I hate you and you’re a disgrace!” 

Outside the window there were asteroids falling and night time was coming very quick.

The Big Quest

St John Bosco Junior Boys School, Navan Road, Dublin 7, 1st Class, 3 May 2018

One day there was a huge hive. Horn the Hornet flew in and saw the Queen Hornet of England.

“How do you do?” the queen hornet said.

“I’m well. How do you do too?” asked Horn.

Attack of the Cheese Grater

Gorey ETNS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 2nd May 2018

In the restaurant of the L.A. Aquarium, Dairy the Cheesewheel man was sitting having his lunch.

On his way out he bumped into a dolphin.  They apologised to each other:

“Sorry, how’s it going, I’m the Cheesewheel man”

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A Christmas Sausage

St Patricks NS, Greystones, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 28 November 2017

Once upon a time, in a far away land, lived a reindeer called Hunter. 

Hunter’s best friend was Tommy the turtle.

One day, they were playing hide and seek in a cinema. 

Saving Santa

Wicklow ETNS, 2nd class,  County Wicklow, 23rd November 2017

Santa said to his friend Rudolph the huskie:

“I hope my worst fear doesn’t come true today. 

The thing is- I’ve been doing odd things lately. 

​ The Rainbow Dragon

St Patrick’s NS, Glencullen, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 15th November 2017

Once upon a time there was a beautiful land that had a big fluffy castle that everyone lived in.  

One day, Bob the pebble, decided to go down to the mainland.  

There he met Fireball, the big rainbow dragon.

Cobby And His Dream

Sacred Heart SNS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 14th November 2017

There was a placed called La La Land where a unicorn called ‘Cobby’  lived. 

His friend Benny the bear lived next door. Benny loved corn so much he’d eat it for breakfast lunch and dinner.

There was a man who hated unicorns called Mr. Corney the unicorn beater. 

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!

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.

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.

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