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.

Gertrude jumped up and screamed ‘And I oop, aargh … sk sk sk.’

Gertrude then found out, seeing plastic everywhere, that her biggest fear was plastic.

She got so scared that she dropped her hydroflask and it disappeared into the Marianas Trench.

Just then a piece of plastic touched Pelly who screamed ‘And I oop’ and fainted.

Gertrude thought Pelly was dead …