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

Shreka the Worm’s Magical Peanut

Scoil Thomáis,​ Castleknock, 4th Class, 30th September 2019

Once upon a time there was a worm called Shreka the Worm.

Shreka went on an adventure and there she met a walnut and a pineapple. Shreka the Worm became friends with the pineapple. 

But the pineapple and the walnut were together and Shreka the Worm was afraid of walnuts.

Mr Grumpy the angry ice-cream

Bray Literary Festival on Saturday 28th September 2019

Mr Grumpy lives in a house that was made out of sweets, beside the ice cream seller’s house in Brittas Bay. 

He makes lots of donuts every day because he thinks if he does this he will become part of the donut community.

He makes the donuts in a factory in Newcastle where he works with his best friend Mr Banana the donut. 

Gertrude and the Battle of Plastics

St. Joseph’s NS, Arklow​, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 26th September 2019

Gertrude the turtle and Pelly the pufferfish were in the Marianas Trench. 

They were doing their daily litter check when they heard a big fart noise in the ocean. 

The whole ocean shook. It turned out that it was an underwater volcano that started shooting out plastic straws, other plastic rubbish and cans.

The Great Pigeon

Catherine McAuley National School Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, 6th Class, 26 September 2019

In a land far, far away there lived a giraffe called Bob. 

Bob was half-human, half-giraffe. 

His next door neighbour was a nickel called MMMMMM.

The Adventures of Sprinkles the Dohnut

St. Colmcille’s JNS​, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 25th September 2019

Once upon a time there was a dohnut called sprinkles. His biggest fear was to be eaten by a giant called Barry. 

One day sprinkles the dohnut was walking outside with his best friend choco the chocolate bar when barry came along.

When barry walked down the streets the roads cracked in half. 

Oranges Aren’t So Lucky

St Brigids’s Girls National School, Glasnevin, 6th Class, 25 September 2019

My name is Jeff the Orange and my life is very crazy.

Right now I’m drinking orange juice. Tomorrow I’m going to a fruit school where I shall meet Kasey the Kiwi.

I’m walking home with Mr. Abs the Crab. I really hope I don’t see Abdul the Camel because he’s really mean. 

Townie Troubles.

Donoughmore NS, 3rd,4th,5th and 6th class, County Wicklow, 24 September 2019

One day Jimmy was doing the silage, and his friend Bobby came over and started jumping in it. 

Jimmy jumps out of the tractor and says “Get back into the digger and stop jumping on the silage”.

Loads of Townies from Baltinglass came over and said “Let’s blow all our silage away with our leaf blowers”.

Plastic Disaster

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, 6th Class, 23rd September 2019

There once was a scrunchie named Hammy. She was a beautiful, vibrant red.

Hammy lived on VSCO Island. 

She had a best friend called AndI-Oop, who was a green and blue hydro-flask with turtles on her.

The Girlfriend Stealer

St. Joseph’s NS, Arklow, 5th class, County Wicklow, 19th September 2019

What doin?

My name is Sacky the Blob. I am very slimy and sticky. I want a chocolate-filled doughnut.

Yesterday I went on Sinder to find a girlfriend.  

Lost in the Shell

Scoil Assaim Boys National School, Raheny, 5th Class, 19 September 2019

Once upon a time there was a turtle named Michael. He lived on a deserted island for half his life.

One day, a wave came and took Michael away. The wave hit the side of a cargo ship.

Michael the turtle fell into a box on the ship, which was heading for New York port.

Goth Girl and Scales the Cat

St. Colmcille NS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 18th September 2019

Once upon a time there was a girl called Goth girl who lived in the woods. Her house was all black and she didn’t have any electricity or internet.

One day she went out into the woods and found a fairy who didn’t like goodness either.

“Please can I have a black gem?” asked Goth girl.

Unknown Twins

Central Model Senior School, Dublin 1, 3rd Class, 18th September 2019

There was a man called Mr Grumpy Head.

Mr Grumpy Head was walking in the park. He was the meanest man in the world. He was thinking about how he could rule the world.

Every time Mr Grumpy Head passed someone, he would push them or call them bad names.

His best friend - Mr Not Grumpy - told him, “Don’t do that. That’s too rude.”

The night of evil

Our Lady of the Wayside,1st and 3rd class, County Wicklow, 17 September 2019

Plot: 
One night a wolf called Scar was crowded out of his cave by Pengy the penguin. 

“Your food looks disgusting, so horrible I’m going to have to kick you out.” He said. “It’s my cave, you get out.” Growled scar. 

Scar followed to chase him but saw the red moon and got distracted howling at it. 

Patricia’s Crazy Adventure

Scoil Chaitríona Cailíní​, Coolock, 5th Class, 17th September 2019

Once upon a time there two twins called Jim Bob and Jim Bob Number 2. They were identical. 

They had a younger sister called Patricia. Jim Bob Number 1 was the evil twin and Jim Bob Number 2 was the good one.

Patricia’s greatest wish was to go to Mars but her mom and dad wouldn’t let her. It made her crazy.

The Trouble with Being a Toaster

Mary Help of Christians GNS, Navan Road, 4th Class, 16th September 2019

Once upon a time there was  a toaster called Jonathan. Jonathan was on the counter, next to Fiona the fridge.

On a Tuesday morning after brunch, Fred the fork came along.

“Why do you always have to burn the toast?” he said. “The people always have to scrap the burnt bits off.”

The Russian Mission

St Roses Reading School, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 12 September 2019

One day Mr O’ Brien was walking in Bob’s park. 

He was thinking about making memes when he saw a kid. 

He ran away screaming. He ran so fast that he got to Russia without realising how far he had travelled.

The Madhouse

St Mary’s National School, Fairview, 5th Class, 12th September 2019

Good morning, good afternoon, whatever. I couldn’t care less.

I’m stuck in this house with three naughty, chaotic children and I’m losing my mind.

Hi, my name is Cheryl and I live on the outskirts of Roscommon. 

The Colour of Winter

Delgany National School, 5th class, County Wicklow, 11th September, 2019

One early scary Saturday morning, I, Winter, the white wolf, was alone in the white snow.

I was sad because I felt whiter than ever and no-one could see me in the snow.

Little Chungus, was lying there beside me, asleep.  

The Taken Boy

Skerries Educate Together National School, 5th Class, 11 September 2019

The Taken Boy looked around his room, wondering who he should take next. 

The Taken Boy took the souls of people from the living world into the ghost world.

The Taken Boy lived in a house in the middle of time and each window looked out at a different time period.

Ninja Adventures

Holywell Educate Together National School, Swords, 3rd Class, 10 September 2019

Once upon a time on an island far away, there lived Pigman.

Pigman loved chocolate but there was not a chocolate factory anywhere.

There was also a ninja penguin who wanted to find the ultimate ninja star.

A Quest for Curry

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, 6th Class, 9 September 2019

Babathundae and his friend the Barbecue Sauce were on a rollercoaster.  

Babathundae left the cap off his friend.

Eight years later, Babathundae opened a curry shop called Babathundae’s Curry.

Anthem and the Dark

Power of Words Literary Festival Abbeyleix Heritage Centre, 25 August2019

Once upon a time, Anthem the Phoenix was flying through the sky during the day when she saw her beautiful friend, Mabel the Hedgehog, and she said, “Are you lost?”

“No, I’m just looking for something to eat,” said Mabel.

Anthem invited Mabel over to her nest for dinner.

The World of Craziness

Edmund Rice Summer Camp, 9th August 2019    

On a dark night Joe was walking around a city. Then Joe saw a chicken nugget on top of the Avenger Tower.

He passed through the Cemetery for Ironthings (CI). Joe sees a bird flying around hitting people. 

The bird hit Joe the Giraffe. Henry the Hoover fell off the building and died. 

Rí-rá Breithlá

Gaelscoil Coláiste Mhuire, Cearnog Pharnell, BAC 1, Rang 4, 24ú Meitheamh 2019

Lá amhain, bhí bhreithlá Barnaby an rinea ann. 

Bhí a chara Jimmy an toirtís ag pleanáil cóisir gan fhios dó.

Bhí Jimmy ag siopadóireacht, nuair a bhuail sé le Lippo Hippo.

The Lost Diamond

St Marnock’s National School, Portmarnock, Co. Dublin, 3rd Class, 20 June 2019

It was Mia’s fourteenth birthday. Mia was an explorer and her birthday wish was to find the rarest diamond in the world.

Her pet hamster’s name was Johnny and he was her best friend.

Mia went to give Johnny some food but he wasn’t in his cage. Mia stared, confused, at the cage.

The Chronicles of Bob

Pope John Paul II National School, Malahide, Co. Dublin, 5th Class, 19 June 2019

A long time ago in a small village, there was a really thin man. The man was called Bob and his greatest wish was to live in a swamp with a troll.

Since he hadn’t gotten his wish, he began to stress eat. Bob often hung out with his best friend, a chicken called Rodney.

Once Bob started stress-eating, he tried to eat Rodney, but Rodney got away.

The Adventures of Chicken Nugget and Polly

Galway Educate Together National School, Thomas Hynes Road, Newcastle, Galway, 4th Class, 14 June 2019

Chicken Nugget goes to the bookstore and buys a diary, but he can’t write in it because he’s too fat to sit down.

Chicken Nugget has no arms, so he can’t pull up the chair. He tries to do it, but he falls to the ground. 

He rolls out the door, and keeps on rolling for a full half hour.

Bloopy and the Beast

Galway Educate Together National School, Thomas Hynes Road, Newcastle, Galway, 4th Class, 14 June 2019

Bloopy was made in a factory and he was a shape shifter. He was dreaming about his imaginary friend.

Bloopy lived in little hut in the forest. The people in the factory had gone for wood and they had accidentally lost him there.

Left alone in the forest, Bloopy turned his hut into a high tech zone. 

BHJ v Single Pringle

Catherine McAuley National School Baggot Street, 4th Class, 14th June 2019

One day a boy called Jaws lived on a hill. 

He had a big head but a body like a stickman. 

Everyday when he went to the shops to get milk for his breakfast, he had to go down the hill. 

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Bill’s amazing adventure

​Gorey ETNS, County Wicklow, 4th/5th Class 06 October 2016

One beautiful sunny morning in Mort’s pharmacy, Bill woke up to find that he was extraordinarily average. 

Bill realised that he needed some milk, so he walked over to the supermarket, Asda. 

When he walked out of the supermarket with his milk, he saw Donkey Hashtags having a fight with Trevor the Cow. 

Sophie the Booger Bomber

​Lacken NS, County Wicklow, 5th/6th Class, 5th October 2016

Sophie the troll and Jeff the Kangaroo go off on a nose-picking streak to Hawaii. 

Sophie climbs into Jeff’s pouch, and he jumps from Ireland all the way to Hawaii. 

“On the way,” Sophie says, 

The Revenge Of The Babies

​Donoughmore NS, County Wicklow, 2nd/3rd Class, 4th October 2016

DJ Baby was walking along the street when he slipped on a banana skin. While he was falling he met Baby Pants. 

“Hi Baby Pants, long time, no see!” said DJ Baby.

“Nice to see you!” said Baby Pants.

Still Small

​Blessington no 1 NS, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 29 September 2016

“Hah, your fur is really long and sticky”, Tim the purple banana cackled. “You should really go to the hairdressers. Or have a shower!” 

“Well, you’re a mouldy apple!” Silver the Wolf cried angrily.

Then she let out a sob and ran back to her cave. 

Bob and Porky's Adventure

Nun’s Cross, Ashford, County Wicklow, 3rd/4th class, 28th September 2016

“G’day mate, my name is Bob the Blob and my greatest fear is to become a grapefruit.”

“Hello there! My name is Porky and I like jumping in mud. I also enjoy KFC and sausages.”

Bob and Porky were having this conversation in a patch of mud in Porky’s back yard.

Bob The Dabasaurus

St Kevin’s, Tarahill NS, Gorey, County Wicklow, 5th Class, 27th September 2016

Bob woke up and was very fat. He went to check his weight again. 

He rolled down the stairs to get breakfast. He accidentally looked in the mirror and peed his pants. 

Bob was a t-rex but he had four legs and no arms. Bob rolled into the kitchen and poured himself some Lucky Charms.

Spagettio goes to candyland

Bray School Project, County Wicklow, 2nd Class, 22nd September 2016

Spagettio the Meatball’s best friend was Honky the Donkey. 

They had been best friends for nine years, ever since they had met in a meatball shop called Meatball Al’s. 

They had both gone into the shop and bought chicken wings. 

Meatball Madness

St Brigid’s, County Wicklow 5th Class, 21st  September 2016

Jim the Cyborg Meatball is going to Hollywood to get the Ultimate Moustached Muffin’s autograph. 

On his way through Mutated Meatball Kingdom he sees Sprinkles the Cupcake behind a lettuce bush crying sprinkles because Jam the Man-eating Seagull was threatening to eat her. 

Pat The Pillow's Evil Plot

St Coen’s, Rathnew, 6th Class, 20th September 2016 

Kevin the Cat and Cabbage Boy were running from Pat the Pillow. 

They were only a little bit ahead, and Pat the Pillow was throwing feathers at them. 

Kevin nearly ran in front of a car but Cabbage Boy pulled him back. 

Longnose The Gnome

St Patrick’s NS, Curtlestown, County Wicklow, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Class, 15th September 2016 

Longnose the gnome was helping an old lady gnome bring her apples into the house when he bumped into Fiery the Dragon. L

ongnose said “Who are you?” 

“Hi, my name is Fiery,” the dragon replied.

Releasing The Beast

​Donoughmore NS, Donard, County Wicklow, 4th / 5th / 6th Class, 14th September 2016 

As Jim Bob walked through the forest with his horse he realised that something wasn’t right. Princess Fairy Lollipop was not in the nutshell where she lived. 

He heard a twig snap and looked around to see what was coming. 

Suddenly there was the roar of a chainsaw and a tree fell down in front of him, Jim Bob’s horse reared up in fright.

The Adventures of Sprinkles and Unitato

St Fergal’s, County Wicklow, 5th Class, 13th September 2016

Sprinkles the unicorn was a unicorn. A long time ago in a faraway land, by the crystal clear waters, where Sprinkles lived, she woke up with a random desire to sneeze rainbows. 

She knew she had to find somebody to help her. Her best friend was the Unitato, who was half unicorn, half potato. She decided to go and ask him for help. 

Sprinkles went to the Cloudy City to find Unitato. She found him in the mall, drinking a Starducks. 

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