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, Conamara, Galway, Kerry, Mayo, NorthWest, Wicklow, and Wexford

Oh No! Sunlight!

St Mary's National School Fairview 5th Class, 19th March 2009
Once upon a cranky time, there was a cranky man who lived in a cranky village. 

His name was Crankus. Crankus lived in a house, a dark house.

He lived with his best friend, Squeekus, the mouse. 

The Wee Leprechaun

St Francis SNS, Coolock, 5th Class, 12th March 2009
Mojo, the leprechaun, is in a parade. He gets paid because he is very small.

He doesn’t like being in the parade because he doesn’t get enough money and he doesn’t like people looking at him.

The Magic Dresses

Scoil de Kilmore West, Dublin 5, 2nd Class, 5th March 2009
Saoirse and Aoife, two Princesses, are in the castle. They are not very happy.  They are trapped in the castle of the Green Mean Evil Queen.  It is night time and it is raining outside.  The Princesses think that they might never get out of the castle.

Stage Fright

St Columba's National School, Glasnevin, 5th Class, 4th March 2009
Melissa is sitting in her tree house in her back garden after school writing in her diary. She would really love to be a singer. Only her best friend Lola knows this secret.

Teddy's Big Adventure

Scoil Ide, Kilmore West. 4th Class, 26th February 2009
Mr Ted is a Teddy Bear that is alive but when people are there he pretends to be a normal Teddy Bear.

Mr Ted’s greatest ambition is to be able to go out to the real world but he is scared of the dark.

Fatstuff

Plas Mhuire 4th/5th Class , 25th February 2009
There was a very fat man called Tayto Potato. He was rolling  to the fast food shop, he was rolling so he could get to the food quicker. When he got to the fast food shop, he bought everything and ate it all.

The Robbed Store

Scoil Mhuire's Iosaf 2nd/3rd Class, 24th February 2009
Veronica and Adam were a married couple who owned a shop. It was a jewellery shop.

One day they were busy selling jewellery to customers. They were saving up money to get a security guard because they are afraid of baddies.

Big Is Beautiful

North Bay Educate Together Kilbarrack, 23rd February 2009
It was a quiet afternoon in the jungle. Tubby the Hippo was in the schoolyard practicing his catwalk-walk. 

The other students could feel the earth quake as he walked, but all he could feel was the air blowing the hair on his back.

Secret Identity

Scoil Mhuire's Iosaf, 4th Class, 23rd February 2009
Once upon a time there was a beautiful girl called Ashley.  She was really poor and she wanted more than anything else in the world to become a pop star.

The Coleslaws

St Mary's and St Benedict's National School Kilbarrack 3rd Class 20th February 2009
One dark time in the fridge lived Mr and Mrs Coleslaw. The fridge was smelly and full of rotten food.  Mr and Mrs Coleslaw really hated the fridge. They wanted to become King and Queen of the fridge so they could change it.

Meet the Cranks

Our Lady of Victories BNS, Ballymun, 6th Class, 19th February 2009
One morning in his office at Fighting Words, Mr. McCrankey is trimming his ear hairs and thinking about firing his staff. 

He takes a puff of one of his big, stinky cigars and snarls at the children out in the courtyard.

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