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

Biskit, Shrubs and Bushes

​Scoil Cholmcille, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 9th May 2017 

Biskit is on a mission. He needs to get to Shrub Kingdom with his best friend, Johnny the bowl of rainbow jelly. 

Biskit is in his gaff planning how to get past the dirty bushes. 

“We have to get to Shrub Kingdom before sundown on Saturday night.” Biskit said.

Toby’s Greatest Wish

​Scoil Eoin Baiste Cailiní Naoidh, Clontarf, 1st Class, 9 May 2017 

Toby the Panda lived in a jungle in Japan with his brother. 

He wished that he could fly higher than anyone. Toby’s best friend was Poppy the Dog. 

Toby and Poppy were swimming at the watering hole. 

The Runaway

St Patrick’s BNS, Donabate, 1st Class, Monday 8th May 2017

Once upon a time there was a boy called Dylan. He was walking on the beach. 

Suddenly he was swept away into the sea and from then on he lived underwater.

Dylan found a stone that had special powers and allowed him to breathe underwater.

The Ambition

Scoil Oilibhéir, 4th Class, County Cork, 05 April 2017

Blurb:

Hi my name is Melvin — I'm a nerd. I want to be a unicorn, it's my greatest ambition. My greatest fear is Scar the Baddie and Gary the Bully. 

My best friend is Sammy because she's a nerd. She wants to be a squirrel and that's a bit scary. 

Lucy’s Birthday

Our Lady of Victories GNS 4th Class & DCU Intergenerational Project Writers, Bealtaine Festival, 5 May 2017

Lucy was at her grandparents’ house. It was her birthday, the 15th of May. 

The weather was horrible, but she was feeling excited and happy.

Lucy had to wait until after her birthday tea to get her present. 

The Killer Potato

St Mary’s JNS Blessington, Co. Wicklow. 2nd class, 4th May 2017 

Once upon a time there was a normal potato who had radioactive milk spilled on him and he turned into an evil potato. 

His name was Mr Killer Potato.

Chucky the pig was his best friend and was unaware that Mr Potato had turned evil.

The Uni-Bros

St Killian’s National School, 5th Class, Mullagh, Co. Cavan, 03 April 2017

One day, good old Barry the dog was having a chat with his best friend, Bob the unicorn.

“Have you heard about the dangers of Tesco?” said Barry. “The price of dog food these days!”

“Yes! And also, unicorn food – you can’t find it anywhere!” replied Bob.

Drake and his jockey

​Scoil Cholmcille, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 3rd May 2017 

Drake, a dark horse, woke up and went downstairs to get his breakfast.  

He threw the table out the window because that day he found out he had been adopted.  

He had been chatting to Conor the sheep, his mum, and she let it slip out!  

Bob’s Life

​Scoil Cholmcille​, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 2nd May 2017 

Once upon a time there was a 27 year-old leprechaun called Bob. 

He lived in a magical valley called Glencree. 

He went to Duffy’s pub every week to try to find a “mott.” 

Have You Seen Ernie?

North Dublin National School Project, 6th Class, 2 May 2017 

Moonlight poured through the canopy of the dark forest. 

The Cat Lady was closing in on him. She grabbed at Ernie the cat’s tail, but all she caught was thin air. 

He scampered up the tall oak tree.

Sparkly Revenge

​Killeeneen National School, 4th Class, County Galway, 28 April 2017

Miss Rainbow Glitter Sparkles was in her garden picking flowers. 

Jeff Senile, the spy, sent her a Snapchat on his spychat phone telling her: “Stay put.”  

He knew something was going to happen. 

Jefferson Saves The World

Boston National School, Boston, Co. Clare, 4th Class, 28 April 2017

Jefferson is in school alone and he’s day-dreaming. He’s supposed to be cleaning out a cupboard because he was late for school. He comes across a book in the cupboard.

It’s a big heavy book. When he picks it up, he sees it’s a very old book, so he’s curious to know what it’s about. But there’s nothing in it, so he asks his teacher can he take it home. 

When he gets home, he opens the book. The book tells him: “Go to page 196”.

Evil Against Good

Our Lady Immaculate Junior National School, Darndale, 2nd Class, 27 April 2017 

Once upon a time, there was a puppy called Super Fast Puppy. 

He was friends with Megabunny and Supergirl. 

One day they found an evil marshmallow. 

Sparkles’ Revenge

​Scoil Cholmcille, Ballybrack, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 26th April 2017

Sparkles the Unicorn woke up in dangerous fear as Lily, the walking bush, was knocking at her window.  

Lily enjoyed her summer holidays by scaring Sparkles every morning!  

Sparkles ran downstairs to get a hedge cutter. 

Wauger Wirinca

Greenlanes National School, Clontarf, 5th Class, 26th April 2017

Wauger was bored and annoyed because no one could pronounce his name right.

Wauger closed his eyes, he didn’t want to look at his boss whose beady eyes were staring at him through the lenses of his glasses. 

Ugh...he hated glasses.

Into the Woods

St Mary’s NS Blessington, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 25th April 2017

One day a little girl called Molly went into the woods with her best friend, Nightmare Fred.

Molly was talking to Nightmare Fred. 

“Do you want to go and play?” she said. 

An Epic Adventure

St. Fin Barres NS, 1st | 2nd | 3rd, County Cork, 7 April, 2017

Once there was a Magic Oil Tree called Ben. And his best friend was called Rose. 

She grew there next to the Oil Tree. They lived in the Haunted Forest where strange things always happened like other trees were alive and could walk. 

But each tree every single night disappeared. All except for the Magic Oil Tree. 

The 24hr Trial

St Patricks, 4-6th Class, County Wicklow, 6th April 2017

There once was a Kangamoose called cushion.  His best mate was Harold the pig.  

He lived in the land of the Mookangas and always wished he could be a Mookanga too.  

His destiny was to become a Mookanga, like a caterpillar turns into a butterfly. But it’s taking ages.  

The Fight for King Chicken

​Donabate Portrane Educate Together National School, 3rd Class, 6 April 2017

Once there was a chicken called Super Magic Wizard Chicken (his friends call him SMWC). His best friend was Billy, the normal chicken. 

SMWC could lift mountains, shape-shift and fly. He was as strong as five gorillas. 

He could also speak Spanish, French, English and Irish. 

The Life of Joe the Shark

​Holywell Educate Together National School, Swords, 3rd Class, 5 April 2017 

Deep, deep under the sea there lived a shark named Joe. 

He was afraid he was going to lose his family, but he really wanted to go find a banana costume. 

Joe’s best friend was a dolphin named Pearl.

Mr. Cranky’s Week of Worries

Richmond National School, 2nd and 3rd Class, County Mayo, 4 April 2017

Mr. Cranky was stuck in his office, planning to skydive, when he heard the children laughing.

It was very hard for Mr Cranky to hear the children because he had his window barricaded so he would not see their faces.

“Why are you always stuck in your office?” asked one of the children.

Jojo the Unicow

​Killawalla National School, 2nd – 6th Class and Carnacon National School, 3rd – 6th class, County Mayo, 4 April 2017

Once upon a time, there was a lonely unicow called Jojo. 

Jojo was in search of a new friend. 

He lived in a field, close to a forest, in a different dimension.

JJ and the Golden Microphone

Nun’s Cross NS, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 4th April 2017

Once upon a time there was a DJ called JJ. He was away on a trip to New York and there he met a lion.

“My name is Smarty Pants, I run around the streets of New York jumping into trash bags,” said the lion. 

“What do you eat?” said JJ. 

Attack of the Giant Snails

Pope John Paul II National School, Malahide, 3rd Class, 4th April 2017

One day Bob the Snogon was waiting in the park for his friend Jimmy the pig. 

When they were walking alongside a pond, there were a load of ladies, dancing for fun. 

Jimmy walked into a really big tree that had lots of weird animals in it.

Escape of the Gummies

St.Patrick’s National School, Castleknock, 5th class, 3rd April 2017

One day there was a sweet shop that came alive. 

All of the sweets in the sweet shop were alive and could talk and walk.

The leader of the gummy gang was named Billy the gummy bear. 

Jeff the Unicorn

5 Lamps Literary Festival, Saturday, 1st April 2017

Long, long ago, in a land far away, there lived a unicorn named Jeff.

He wanted to jump down off his cloud and eat Choco the Chocolate Bar. 

But he was too scared, because his enemy, Horsey, was down with Choco the Chocolate Bar.

Revenge

​Scoil Mhuire, Monivea, Co. Galway, 4th and 5th Class, 31 March 2017

Happy the Clown lived in America with The Twinz in a rickety old house.  

Every day, Happy and The Twinz ate slugs and snails for breakfast and broccoli for lunch.

Happy was afraid to work in the circus because of the children. 

Waffle Kaboom!

St Joseph’s National School, Kinvara, Co. Galway, 2nd Class, 31 March 2017

Bob-the-Waffle-Genie lived in a waffle, sitting around playing video games, waiting for someone to say the magic word and call on him.  

(‘Time for Breakfast’ is the magic word.)

Pussums the cat jumped in the window after he smelled lovely fresh waffles.

Survival

St Mark’s School,  5th & 6th Class, County Cork, 31 March 2017

I ‘ve been here for almost seven years and this is where I feel most at home. 

When I was five years old I lost my parents in a house fire. 

Then I wondered off into the forest and met a wolf called LaLa and he brought me to his wolf-pack.

Spikey and Ginney

St. Catherine’s National School, Dublin 8, 1st Class, 30th March 2017

There was the land called Pineapple Land. Spikey the talking pineapple lived there. 

He had one best friend, called Ginney the guinea pig. Ginney lived in Guinea Pig Land. 

It was hard for Spikey and Ginney to visit each other because Pineapple Land and Guinea Pig Land were hours away from each other.

The Amazing Meatball

​Brittas Bay National School, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 29 March 2017

Meaty the meatball got beaten up! 

Then Skinny Spaghetti, his best friend, came in and wrapped his legs around Apple Pie, the bad guy, and threw him off the building. 

Apple Pie fell onto a trampoline and bounced back up! 

The Super Walrus Final

St Enda’s Primary School, Whitefriar Street, 2nd Class, 29 March 2017 

Richie the Super Walrus had a friend called Hedgy the Hedgehog. 

They both had superpowers and were partners in fighting crime. 

King Scary Clown was taking over the world and also eating all the jelly beans! 

Bob From The Tallaght Flats

St Damian’s National School, Perrystown, 5th Class, 27 March 2017 

Bob the Chicken Wing was running away from Zara the sprout. 

As he was running, he tripped on a pebble and he fell down the stairs. 

When he landed, Bob bumped into his best friend Billy the Carrot’s feet. 

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