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

A Vampire Mystery

St Columba’s National School, Glasnevin, 3rd Class, 11 January 2017 

Once upon a horror, there was a young vampire called Layla. 

Layla lived in a deep dark castle in the middle of the woods. She was no ordinary vampire - she was a vampire princess. 

One day, Layla’s family decided to move to a place where there were humans all around. 

The Draguar Adventures

Virgin Mary Boys National School, Ballymun, 3rd Class, 10th January 2017

One day there was a jaguar called Claws. He was with his family in the jungle in Africa. 

Hunters came to attack the family of jaguars. 

The father tried to scrape the humans and while they were distracted, the mother and children ran away. 

Silencing The Drums

St Pius X Girls National School, Terenure, 6th Class, 9th January 2017

I was sitting on the couch when I heard a knock on the door. I thought it was him coming back, but then I heard the high-pitched squeal of Donna’s hearing aid.

My name is Henrietta and this is my story. 

The front door opened and I heard the whirr of Donna’s electric mobility scooter zooming through the hall. 

Neil and the Ice Crystals

Griffith Barracks, Multi- Denominational School, 4th Class, 20th December 2016 

Neil woke up in his dusty, dark cave. He looked around, sneezed fire and fainted. 

(You’re probably wondering why Neil breathed fire, he’s a dragon). 

Neil’s best friend Dipper the Samurai Warrior Mouse, had just come in for his morning cup of coffee when he found Neil on the floor. 

Cookie Disaster!

St Thomas Senior School, Jobstown, 4th Class, 15 December 2016 

Trevor was a mini chocolate bar.  He was really poor and felt sad because he didn’t have anything to eat. The only thing he had to eat was Smarties.  

But he was a really good footballer.  He got scouted for Barcelona.  Then he got rich and then he got a Lamborghini. 

He moved to a rich mansion in Cookieland (which is in Spain) because he was playing for Barcelona.

Pete The Bin-Eater

Francis Street CBS, 5th Class, 14 December 2016 

Pete fell. He was sleepwalking when he heard Degi, his blue monster best friend, crying.

He was having a nightmare about pigeons. 

When Pete woke up, he thought that he was a pigeon but then he said to himself, “Naaah, that’s not real.”

 

The Little Daisy Princess

​Snugboro NS, Castlebar, Mayo, 1st class, 13 December 2016

After the storm, Daisy the little girl cat found herself trapped in a hole. 

Daisy was very frightened. She began to cry and as the tears fell from her eyes, daisies began to fall from her paws, and as the tears ran down her cheeks, she turned to stone.

As she stopped crying she turned back into herself. 

Dog’s Life

​Cuilmore National School, Castlebar, Mayo, 2nd - 6th Class, 13th December 2016 

Terrified of being eaten by a T-Rex, Pog the dog lives on a farm in the middle of no where with a few chickens, a sheep and a goat. 

Paulie the Puppy goes to Pog the dog looking very worried and says “I can’t find Popcorn the Poptart cat”. 

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