Gilbert’s Adventures

Bullsmouth National School, Achill Island, Co. Mayo, 2nd-6th Class, 24 April 2018

Boom! Gilbert fell out of the tree.

Gilbert the giraffe had just fallen out of the only tree in the oasis.

“Are you okay?” asked Hammy the pig as he helped Gilbert up.

“No, I’m not okay!” screeched Gilbert. “I can’t see! Someone has turned out the lights!” he said in a panic.

“Superheroes have eyeholes in their masks,” said Hammy the Pig sarcastically.

“I was wearing the blindfold so I could get over my fear of heights.

How am I going to be a superhero if I can’t even climb this tree?” Gilbert demanded. “Now be a friend and help me up.”

“I’ll help you up -  and I have a plan to help you be a superhero,” said Hammy…