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

The butcher and the princess

Holy Family Senior National School, Rivervalley, Swords, 3rd-6th Class, 18 June 2012
Once upon a time there was a butcher named Bob. Because of an accident in work, Bob had a super-soaker as a left hand.

When he was younger, Bob had a huge crush on the princess, who was the most beautiful woman in all the land.

Tree House Raider

Bennekerry National School, Bennekerry, Co. Carlow, 3rd Class, 14 June 2012
Crickles the skeleton was at home in his treehouse in the graveyard.  He was asleep in his coffin. 

His skeleton puppy, Patch, woke him up by scratching at the coffin. 

Zombieland

Esker Educate Together National School, 2nd Class, 13th June 2012
iPod Dude was in a football stadium in Spain, watching a match. 

He was with his friend iPad Dude.

Face the Big Bad Bunny

CDVEC Parnell Square, 11 June 2012, Illustrations by Katie Bartrand
It is one Halloween ago. Brandon and Missy are playing Monopoly.

Missy says, ‘Wuff, wuff, wuff,’ to Brandon the vampire. Brandon says, ‘No way, I’m winning the game, you silly dog.’

The Olympic Challenge

Citywise, JobstownTallaght12th June 2012
It was a nice sunny day in the kitchen. Ben had just woken up from his afternoon nap.

Ben is a clumsy purple banana who gets lots of bruises. He had just been dreaming about winning the Banana Olympics and rubbing it into Oscar the annoying Orange’s face

Simon Says

St Brigid’s National School, Castleknock, 6th Class, 11th June 2012
Simon the dwarf gazed out upon Paris, from the top of the Eiffel Tower. 

Since he was too small to see out, he was standing on one of the kiddie stools. Even still, his nose was only level with the railing because he was so small.

The Weird Couple

O’Connell’s Primary School, North Richmond Street, 5th Class, 08th June 2012 
It was a normal day in Zombieville.

Bambi the Zombie was chopping down wood for a fire because it was a cold day. As he was chopping the wood his best friend Hailey arrived.

Answering a Dream

Kildalkey National School, Meath, 6th Class, 7th June 2012 
Once upon a time there was a dog named Jam. Now Jam was no ordinary dog.

He did the voice-overs for answering machines. It was a rainy Friday in Ethiopia and Jam was sleeping in because he’d been up all night recording an answering machine message for Simon Cowell.

The Metal Dragon of Destiny

Catholic University School, Dublin 2, 3rd/4th Class, 6th June 2012
One misty day, the Devil Pig called Boris was alone on a dirty street, flying home from the Casino.

He was sad because he had lost so much money.  Twenty-five thousand Euros!  (A lot of money for the Devil Pig).

Vegetables vs Sweets

Navan Educate Together National School, Navan, 3rd Class, 30 May 2012
A long, sweety time ago, Mrs Lollipop went to the shops one day. Carrot ninjas started chasing her. 

“Aaaaah!  Help me!  Veggie McClure has sent some carrot ninjas after me!” she shouted.

Bob the Flying Donkey

Scoil IosagáinCrumlin, 5th Class, 23rd May 2012
There once was a donkey called Bob who could fly.

All day and night he soared the skies peeking into all the different stadiums,  for football was his greatest passion in the world.

Mermaid vs. Vegetable

Scoil Eoin Báiste Cailiní NaoidhClontarf, 1st Class, 17th May 2012
In a yellow galaxy very very nearby, there was a rainbow coloured sea called Reindeer.

A mermaid who just loved to disco dance with her multicoloured pig lived in this sea. Her name was Disco.

Bubble Trouble

Central Model Senior School, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, 5th Class, 15th May 2012
Once upon a magical bath tub, John Joe the rubber duck was trying to escape from Slip the Soap.

“Hey Slip look - it’s Justin Bieber!” he cried.

The Evil Notch vs. Creeper

O’Connell’s Primary School, North Richmond Street, 5th Class, 10th May 2012
A long long time ago, twenty years in the future, Creeper was born... in the Rotunda, where all the mutants and witches were born.

When he was only small, the Evil Notch captured Creeper’s parents and made them smell his armpits everyday.

The Annoying Orange

Belgrove Infant Girls School, Seafield Road, Clontarf, 1st Class
Once there was an annoying orange called Oscar. All day long he would roll all over people, no matter whether they liked it or not.

Oscar lived in Egypt and everybody was really fed up with him!

Corny: The Random Story

St. Brendan’s B.N.S, Artane, 6th Class, 3 May 2012
Once there was a boy named Corny, who was totally random. 

He could turn into anything in the world and his favourite word was orthodontist. Corny also liked eggs but he was afraid of chickens.

The Scar Squad

St. Cronan’s SNS, Brackenstown, Swords, 4th Class, 2nd May 2012 
It was a sunny day in Abbeyvale and Scar the shark was watering his plants.

He finished watering the plants and kissed his sunflower goodbye, for  everyone knows sharks have a soft spot for sunflowers.

Bagels Are Back

St. Francis Senior National School, Priorswood, 4th Class, 1st May 2012
One day Mr. Bagelson was the last bagel in the packet. Suddenly, someone  picked him up and bit him in the head.

“Help me, I am about to be eaten,” said Mr. Bagelson in his squeaky man voice.

Mary Slays The Dragon

Scoil Mhuire Junior School, Blakestown, 2nd Class, 25th April 2012
Long long ago, far far away in the magical, wonderful, fairyful land of our imagination lived a magical fairy named Mary.

She had a best friend named Sarah the Flying Dog.  Mary and Sarah lived in the middle of the woods in a cottage in the trees.

Death’s Call

Sutton Park Intermediate School, 5th and 6th Class, 24 April 2012
Dusk was approaching and Death the unicorn wasn’t happy. 

Her pet duck, Quackers, had just died.  She picked up a box of crackers, which was a difficult thing for a unicorn to do.

Pico Gets a Girlfriend

St Fiachra’s JNS, Beaumont, 2nd Class, 19 April 2012
Once there was a dinosaur called Pico T Rex.

He lived up in the clouds and he had a phobia of girl dinosaurs. His house was made of clay and covered in candy and cakes. His best friend was Johnny the footballing tiger. 

 

 

World War Nappy Three

St Mary’s Boys National School, Booterstown, 3rd Class, 18th April 2012
Once upon a time in a cafeteria not so far away, in a world where midget bananas ruled the schools, there was an evil lunch lady called Doris.

Doris was fat. Doris had black hair. She had blood-shot eyes.

A Struggle to Make It

St. Vincent de Paul Girls Primary School, Griffith Avenue, 4th Class, 16 April 2012
Poof!

Joe the mad scientist was trying to make an engine for a time machine (which runs on recyclable materials).

“Pass the wrench, Weaglehog!” shouted Joe (for he was a little deaf).

SPLAT! Luigi & Bob on the creme egg adventure

Our Lady of Mercy Convent School, Booterstown, 6th Class, 29th March 2012
The wind was blowing in their faces, the rain was crashing down, the thunder was thundering, and the lightning was cracking and flashing as the pair were making their way down the M50.

Luigi the Italian pig looked at his sidekick, Bob the Big Bouncing Mexican Blob who likes burritos and bunny rabbits, and said, “Here’s a de plan: We start at noon.

Clowning Around!

Our Lady of Mercy Convent School, Booterstown, 4th Class, 28 March 2012
One day, Chris the Clown had an audition to become a ballerina! 

He was sooo nervous he didn’t look where he was going and bumped into his best friend, Moustache the extra-fat hippo, who fell over!

Tango Fever

St. Patrick’s NS, Upper Drumcondra Road, 4th Class, 27 March 2012
One day, Bobby-Guy decided to escape from jail.

He really wanted to escape from jail because he heard that the World Tango Competition was coming up.

Giraffe Eagle

Mary Mother of Hope Senior School, Littlepace, 6th Class, 26 March 2012
On a very hot day in the jungle outside Dublin, Denis the giraffe was jumping around with joy.

“Da, get in here!” he shouted.

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