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 other pandas were making fun of Toby because he was afraid of spiders. 

“Ha ha ha, you’re afraid of spiders,” one of them said.

“Spiders don’t hurt you, you big baby!” said another. 

Toby wished that he could fly away from the other pandas. He felt sad and hurt and heart-broken.

Poppy barked at the other pandas and splashed water at them to chase them away. 

“Go away, you really mean pandas!” said Poppy. The pandas got scared and ran away. 

“Thanks, Poppy,” said Toby. “You really helped me.”

“You’re welcome. That’s what friends do,” Poppy said. 

Just then, the mean pandas came back and Toby started to cry...