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 Orphan Samurai

St Patrick’s National School,, Castleknock, 5th Class, 14 June 2018

In 1992, Samuel the Samurai was found on the streets of Tokyo and brought to an orphanage. He was only two months old.

While he was being brought to the orphanage, the lady carrying him picked up a chicken bucket with “Bing Bong” written on it. 

They were raised like brothers and trained together all their lives.

The Great Escape

​Carrakennedy National School, Liscarney, Westport, Co. Mayo, 3rd-6th Class

Geoff the Giraffe is trudging through the lush tropical jungle.

He is feeling blue because he is trapped in North Korea.

Suddenly, Geoff catches a glimpse of a petite and peculiar blue creature waving at him from a little plane in the sky.

The Magical Lamp

Our Lady of Victories Girls National School, Ballymun Road, Dublin 9, 4th Class, 13 June 2018

One day in a village, a lamp was delivered from Amazon into a house.

The lamp was put next to a window, where she could see amazing sights, like tall buildings and a pizza shop.

The lamp’s name was Mrs Lamp and her dream was to work in this pizza shop.

Podgy’s Big Adventure

St Kevin’s Girls National School, Kilnamanagh, Dublin 24, 4th class, 12 June 2018

Once upon a time, in a magical forest, there lived a squirrel called Podgy.

He called his friend Squiggle the worm one morning to talk about his greatest wish.

“Hello!” said Podgy. “I just wanted to tell you about my greatest wish because it’s my birthday soon.

The Sunday Roast

St Patrick’s Boys National School, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, 4th Class, 12 June 2018

One morning, Benny the chicken was walking along the windowsill of the farmhouse when he saw the news was on the television inside.

The news report said that some randomer had got stuck in a barbeque in New York.

Benny decided to fly down the chimney to get a better look at the news.

The Lost Lights

Academic Bridge Creative Writing Group

Steve was in his house on a quiet winter night.

It was raining a lot. Earlier that day, he had quit his job in an office and the bank was about to take his house.

Steve didn't mind that much because he didn't have many things left.

Globby and Bob

​Scoil Naomh Iosaf, Lathaleere, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow, 5th Class

Once upon a time in a Galaxy Far Far Away©, there lived a worm called Globgoglabglab that could somehow speak.

One day he met a Pepper called Piper.

“Hi,” said Piper.

The Two Best Friends

​Donoughmore National School, Donard, Co. Wicklow, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Class, 11 June 2018

 One lonely Monday morning, Shep and Chuck were swimming in a river under a bridge. 

Suddenly something grabbed Chuck’s foot, just as he was getting out of the river. 

It turned out it was Shep the dog biting his foot.

Paws and Pepperoni

​Holywell Educate Together National School, Swords, 3rd Class, 11 June 2018

 Once there was a fox named Doctor Fox, who invented medicine for sick animals. 

He lived in a hospital. Doctor Fox had his own bedroom with lots of medicines.

One day, his friend, Pizza Dude got sick, so Doctor Fox went to see him. 

The Adventure with Button

​Holmpatrick National School, Skerries, Co. Dublin, 1st and 2nd Class, 7 June 2018

Once upon a time there was a remote control called Button. Button lived with his friend Puppy the pug.

One day Button and Puppy were in the sitting room.

“I really to become a human,” said Button.

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The Mysterious Soup

St Coens NS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 20th December 2017

Once there was a man called Bob the soup maker and his greatest wish was to become the Manager of a famous restaurant.  

But the owner of the restaurant, the Chicken Wing Monster, wouldn’t let him.  

Bob would not stand up to him because of his evil side kick, Bouncing Betty, the clown.

Bozo the Horse

Jonathan Swift NS, 3rd-6th class, County Wicklow, 19th December 2017

In the world of myths and legends lived Bozo the horse.

It was a calm, warm day when Bozo went to see his friend Turkey the pony.

“Don’t say I’m small, I’m tall!” said Turkey frustratedly.

Defender of the Forest

St Andrew’s NS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 7th December 2017

Once upon a time a forest girl went on an adventure in a new part of the forest.

There was a poacher who went out into the forest on the same day. 

Forest girl fell out of a tree onto the poacher’s back.

The Evil Elf who tried to be happy

​Scoil Cholmcille, 4th class, County Wicklow, 5th December 2017

Once upon a time in an evil kingdom, called Evil Land, lived Clauser the Evil Elf on the Shelf. 

He always dreamed of taking another elf’s happiness so he could be happy himself.

Seven years ago when he was being made, Santa made a mistake that made him evil and unhappy. 

Diary of a Rubber Hose

​Scoil Chualann, 5th class, County Wicklow, 29th November 2017

Once upon a time there was a rubber hose called Borris Ink…

On 4th July, 1984 I was being used to hose down a bonfire. I was bored and lonely.  Suddenly I caught fire... , oh the irony!!  

I was burnt and alone until I met Drippy, the watering can and she put me out.

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. 

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