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, Galway, Mayo and Wicklow

The Big Game

St Francis Junior National School, Clonshaugh, 2nd Class, 1st February 2017

Once upon a time, in a faraway land, there was a cheetah called Dexter and a wolf called Wolfie. Dexter’s best friend was Poppy the unicorn. 

Dexter the cheetah played football all day long. He never stopped playing football. 

He was just learning but he wanted to be the best footballer in the world

Wrong is not Right

Our Lady of the Wayside, Kilternan, County Wiclow, 31 January 2017 

It was a glum and wet day in the centre of China, and a bully had just chased Da-kumi. 

Since it was so dark, Da-kumi asked his friend, Jimothy the Rat who had radioactive powers, to glow.

Jimothy had low batteries, though, so couldn’t glow.

When Darkness Falls

St Pius X Girls National School, Terenure, 6th Class, 31 January 2017 

It was a dark, stormy night. Phillip was looking for Elephino. The house was shaking in the wind. 

Overthrown by his illness, Phillip was stumbling towards the door. 

The floorboards creaked as he approached the front door. 

Gerry and Daryl’s Great Escape

​Kilcornan Educate Together National School, County Galway, 6th Class, 27 January 2017

Gerry lives in a flat in Manchester and he is scared of going down the stairs.

He is an inventor, so he has made little sticky paws for Daryl the Super Rat. 

This was so Daryl can go to the shop to get Gerry food and supplies. 

Ellie the Magical Girl

St Vincents G.N.S. County Cork, 3rd and 4th Class, 27th January 2017

One day there was a girl called Ellie and her best friend was a dog called Diggy. 

Ellie could see magical creatures. They went out to the park and they were playing ball. It was getting dark.  

Then there was a big cackle and there was a bully disguised as a clown. 

Fozzy and Gizmo Down Under

​Kilcoole Primary School, County Wicklow, 6th Class 26 January 2017

Once upon a time, when the world was ruled by man-eating dinosaurs, Fozzy and Gizmo went to Pizza Hut. 

Soon the city is going to be taken over by crocodiles.

It started raining headless chickens. 

Hebby And The Great Escape

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 26 January 2017 

Hebby the spider lived in South Korea. He travelled to Kenya to meet his best friend, Gerry the giraffe.

Together, they decided to go to Room 7 in St Fiachra’s in Beaumont, Dublin. 

The pupils in Room 7 were going on a school tour to Kilmainham Gaol.

The Adventure of a Snow Leopard

Gaelscoil Bhaile Munna, Ballymun, 3rd Class, 25th January 2017 

One day, Leah the snow leopard was running around.

She saw her best friend, Winter the Wonderful Girl, out in the fields. It was the year 2020.

Winter the Wonderful Girl asked Leah the snow leopard,  “What is your greatest dream, Leah?”

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