Scoil Iosagain, 3rd Class, County Cork December 2019
Once upon a time, there was a girl named Sparkle Girl.
She had a huge fear of demon ducks and her best friend was Flower Girl.
One day she met a demon duck but it was fluffy and cute.
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Scoil Iosagain, 3rd Class, County Cork December 2019
Once upon a time, there was a girl named Sparkle Girl.
She had a huge fear of demon ducks and her best friend was Flower Girl.
One day she met a demon duck but it was fluffy and cute.
Scoil Iosagain, 3rd Class County Cork, 10 December 2019
Once upon a time there was a boy named Chon, and he wanted to find a pet panda.
He got bitten by a radioactive snake in the rainforest and he screamed ‘Ouch’ and said ‘I got bit by a radioactive snake, help me’.
A panda comes down from a tree and helps him.
St. Laurence O’Toole CBS, Seville Place, Dublin 1, 2nd & 3rd Class, 10th December 2019
Once upon a time Jordan the Dog found Jerry Ham in the fridge.
Jordan said, “Oh my goodness, Jerry! You want to go fight some dragons?”
They heard a loud bang coming from the roof.
St Patrick’s BNS, Drumcondra, 4th Class, 9th December 2019
Once upon a time there was a cheesecake called Captain Gary Cheesecake.
Gary was screaming in the fridge because it was really cold. His friend, Brownie the Brownie, was in the oven in St John’s Bakery.
Brownie was due to be out of the oven in fifteen minutes but Gary had only just been made.
Our Lady of the Wayside NS, 6th class, County Wicklow, 5th December 2019
Octardo was a half-human, half-octopus who was really lonely.
One day he went to Supervalu where he met a lovely man called Bateson.
“Hello young man, today I woke up and sneezed three times,” moaned Octardo.
St Joseph’s Junior National School, Poppintree, 2nd Class, 5 December 2019
Once upon a time, Ben the elf was in his room at the North Pole Hotel for Elves.
Ben’s job was to go to peoples’ houses and check if they had been good.
It was the day of the big meeting. Santa was going to choose which elves were going with him on Christmas Eve.
Our Lady of the Wayside NS, 6th class, County Wicklow, 4th December 2019
One Friday, Squiggle Pops was in McDonalds. He was getting a McFlurry, a big Mac meal with a latte and chicken nuggets.
When he got his meal he first went for the nuggets and then he found one burnt one.
So he kept it and called it Yohan because he liked it.
Our Lady of Consolation National School, Donnycarney, 1st Class, 4 December 2019
Once upon a time, there was a girl called Katie and her best friend was Mr Nugget.
Katie got lost and then she saw a spider. “Aaaahh!” screamed Katie.
She turned invisible and she ran away.
St. Thomas’ JNS, Jobstown, 2nd and 3rd Class, December 2019
Once upon a time there was a Superhero called Crystal, she was the best Superhero ever.
But one day she realised that the city, called Unicorn World had caught fire.
Her best friend was Fury the Ice Wolf.
St Francis Senior National School, Priorswood, 4th Class, 3 December 2019
Once upon a time there was a reindeer called Johnny the Long-Nosed Reindeer.
Johnny always wished to be friends with Larry the Crazy Christmas Tree.
The problem was that every time Johnny wanted to ask Larry to be his friend, he was afraid that Larry would say no.
St Fiachra’s Junior National School, Beaumont, 2nd Class, 2 December 2019
Rory the Monster lived in a volcano. His greatest wish was to be a Dairy Milk bar. Rory didn’t want to turn into Mr Melt.
The volcano was about to open and Rory was turning into Mr Melt, which was his greatest fear.
Rory climbed out of the volcano and he ran down the volcano like a loolah.
Virgin Mary BNS, Ballymun, 4th Class, 28th November 2019
This story starts in a house of two.
The old man says, “Alright Gran, let's go on a heist.”
The Mad Granny replies, “Are you mad? All the police officers are at work.”
Scoil Thomáis, Laurel Lodge, Castleknock, 4th Class, 27 November 2019
One time in the universe, there was a block of blue cheese called Cheesy Grey. Cheesy Grey lived on the moon.
The moon exploded so he was blasted to Earth.
When Cheesy Grey arrived on Earth, he landed in jail. He escaped on a flying cracker and he went to his lab.
St. Mary’s National School, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 27th November 2019
Bob the Banana loved superheroes, but in his book of superheroes, which was called ‘Frankie’, the main superhero got eaten, and now Bob’s greatest fear is being eaten.
Bob loved reading about superhero history. His friend Psychopath, who was a hash brown, gave him the book.
One day, Bob was in the fruit bowl reading his history book, when Psychopath whispered to him, “There’s a monster on the loose.”
St Thomas's JNS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 26th November 2019
Once upon a time there was a dog called Tutu the Killer Dog. Tutu is a killer cake-maker. But he also kills cats and fish to eat.
Banani the Banana was Spider Killer Cat’s best friend.
They met in a haunted house earlier today at twelve o’ clock.
Scoil Mhuire Senior, Blakestown, 5th Class, 26th November 2019
One lovely morning, there was an egg called Mr Bald Egg. Mr Bald Egg stepped outside his house because he heard his neighbour calling him.
Mr Bald Egg’s neighbour was a possessed pig and he was calling Mr Bald Egg for breakfast.
The possessed pig’s name was Gerald.
St Peter’s National School, Dunboyne, Co Meath, 2nd & 3rd Class, 25th November 2019
It was Christmas Eve and Mitzey the kitten was asleep at home. She was dreaming about her wish to fly.
She was dreaming too much. Mitzey dreamt that she actually was flying.
Mitzey’s best friend, Jeff the baby dragon woke her up by jumping on her.
Fighting Words at The Jonathan Swift Festival, Creative Writing Workshop, City Assembly House, 23 November 2019
There was a scream, like someone in pain.
Lydia and Charlotte were in what used to be called the drawing room but was now just used for storage.
“OMG what just happened!?” whispered Lydia, jumping out of her seat.
Mercy School, St. John’s Road Wexford, Co. Wexford, 6th Class, 22th November 2019
Splish splash Gerry was starting to get bored of the ocean.
As the waves started to crash against the shore, Gerry started to think.
‘Is there more to this ocean life’? Gerry deeply stares at the sparkling sea shells.
Mercy School, St. John’s Road Wexford, Co. Wexford, 5th Class, November 2019
Once a potato time on a scary night the employees opened the supermarket in space, the supermarket was called Mars Bar.
It was in a spider cave.
A group of Aliens ran in armed with potato peelers.
Rang a 2, Scoil Mhic Dara, An Cheathrú Rua, 22/11/19
Uair amháin bhí fear ann a bhí an-an-an-an-chantalach agus ba Mr Mc Conkey an t-ainm a bhí air.
Bhí sé ina chónaí i Poop Land lena chara Mr Broim.
Bhí daoine ann ag canadh, “Fáilte go Poop Land, Poop Land, Poop Land!” Bhí madra beag acu agus an t-ainm a bhí air ná Cac Madra.
St. Kieran’s School, Bray, 3rd/4th class, County Wicklow, 21st November 2019
One day there was a boy called Scott the half wizard.
He was camping on an island when he fell into some deep water, nearly drowning. It was a full moon.
Selena the powerful witch had turned him into a merman.
Scoil Mhuire, Lucan, 5th Class, 21st November 2019
One morning, Sleepy Bert was in school, where he was sleeping in class.
He had snuck his best friend, Patty the Talking Pillow in school.
Sleepy Bert was dreaming that when he got home from school, his king-sized bed would be in his room.
St Kevin’s NS, Tarahill, 5th class, County Wicklow, 20th November 2019
Sienna’s Greatest Wish: Use Nanny’s mashed potato to smother the stick!
Sienna was walking through the park and Timmy the Stick killed her.
She became a ghost and was petrified by Timmy ever since.
Tyrrelstown Educate Together National School, Dublin 15, 6th Class, 20 November 2019
“The Crocs! They’re after me!” screamed Toastie the Bread.
Toastie had popped out of the toaster, slipped on some butter and fallen off the counter.
There was a huge pair of Crocs walking towards it.
Blarney Street Boys 4th class, County Cork, 19 November 2019
One day Sean was in his bedroom on his playstation. He was playing minecraft.
He was having a glass of water and he looked into the glass.
He saw his reflection and he got a fright. The water then spilled on his controller and he got sucked into the game.
St Thomas’ JNS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 19th November 2019
Once upon a time there was a dragon named Dragorio.
He ate too many sausages so he was fat, so fat that he couldn’t fly.
He couldn’t even lick his toenails. But one day there came bees and they made fun of him because he was fat and couldn’t fly.
St Brendan’s Boys National School, Artane, 3rd Class, 19 November 2019
Once upon a time in St Brendan’s, there was a football called Philly.
One day, Philly got kicked over the wall and was lost in the bushes.
“I wish I had a human body, so I could hop over the wall -but I don’t,” said Philly sadly.
St Fiachra’s Junior National School, Beaumount, 2nd Class, 18th November 2019
Elizabeth the Barbie Doll was playing on the slides in the park.
After the slides, she brought her dog Jeff for a walk.
Elizabeth went to Centra to buy potatoes and dog food. She went to the till to pay.
Dublin Book Festival, 16 November 2019
Once upon a time there was a villain, that was a pig wearing a tuxedo. His home was an evil lair in a barnyard, where everyone was evil – even the eggs.
Then Billy Bob the coffee cup was thrown away into a bin at the barnyard.
Then Pig wearing a Tuxedo finds Billy Bob and jumps into the bin to get him.
Scoil Padre Pio 5th Class, County Cork 14 November 2019
There was a pencil named Penny who was green and yellow.
She was bought in Pencilvania, but she moved to a pencil case.
The owner lost his pencil case and all the pencils were lost in the class.
They all rolled over into the town of pencils ten thousand miles away.
Kilmessan National School, Kilmessan, Co Meath, 3rd Class, 14 November 2019
Once upon a time there was a dragon rider called Elizabeth. She was very shy.
She was also very adventurous.
Elizabeth was friends with Dinky the Doughnut. She was very hungry and tried to eat Dinky.
All Saints, Blackrock, 4th, 5th and 6th class, 13th November 2019
Joseph opened his eyes to find Billy the cat lying on top of him, licking his face. Joseph groaned because he was tired.
He quickly threw Billy off his chest to check the clock. It was 8 o’clock and he was already late for detective school, again!
He poured himself a bowl of dry cereal. There was nothing he hated more than milk.
O’Connells Primary School, Dublin 1, 5th Class, 13 November 2019
Once upon a time there was a vampire called Eyeball Paul.
He lived in a haunted castle on top of a mountain. Eyeball Paul got bullied for being a vampire.
When he got bullied, he got angry and sucked the bullies’ blood. He made a rap video about it.
St. Thomas’ Junior NS, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 12 November 2019
Once upon a time in the jungle there was a little puppy called Loveheart who was trying to find his way home.
In the lake he saw his friend Froggy the Frog.
He saw that Barry the crocodile was in the water as well so Loveheart tried to save Froggy.
St Malachy’s MNS, Finglas, Dublin 11, 6th Class, 12 November 2019
Once upon a time there was a girl called Trisha who worked as a vet in California.
Trisha was in A&E with Bridget the donkey. Bridget had fallen down the stairs.
Trisha’s mam came into the room and she fainted. Bridget the donkey licked her face and Trisha’s mam woke up.
St Mary’s National School, St Mary’s Place, Dorset Street, Dublin 7, 4th & 5th Class, 11 November 2019
There was once a half human, half robot, half alien called Owen. He was trapped underground. Owen’s cellmate was Maya, the half dog-half robot.
An evil villian called Mr. McTonkey who had taken over the world. Owen was furious that Mr. McTonkey had taken over the world. He wanted to take it back.
“I have an idea!” shouted Maya.
Mercy School, St. John’s Road Wexford, Co. Wexford, 5th Class, 8th November 2019
Once there lived a dragon called Finn and an orangutang called Jake.
They lived on dragon island.
They had never met a person before.
The reason they are on an island is because all the others dragons have been eradicated by people and Finn is the only dragon left.
Charleville Boys CBS 4th Class, County Cork, 08 November 2019
Once upon a time, there was a duck pond, just like any other duck pond.
There was a duck, but he was unlike any other duck, he was a ninja duck!
One day he wanted to be a hero and defeat his arch nemesis, Sir Hellfire.
Scoil Cholmcille, Ballybrack, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 7 November 2019
Once upon a time there was a dinosaur and his name was Trarlee.
He wished to be human. His greatest fear was Fred the Ant who would crawl on him when he was evolving and prevent him from becoming human.
When Trarlee felt sad he would go to the little hole next door where Flapper lived.
Our Lady of Wayside, County Wicklow, 24 October 2017
One time there was a very young pigeon called Stephen. He was pretending to have a shower because he HATED cleaning homself but his mum said he had to be clean.
In the shower he found a button that, when he pressed it, opened up a secret passage-way.
The passage led into a secret lair, where there was a majestic, golden haired donkey, holding a potion.
St. Andrew’s N.S. 4th Class, County Wicklow, 19th October 2017
Once upon a time there was a chocolate pig named Larry, who lived in Chocolate ville with his best friend, the mutated burger man called Burger-Made-Of-Fries.
The chocolate king was trying to find a NEW king.
Larry was the first in line to visit the king with his ukulele, because he wanted to show the king how talented he was and how good a king he would be.
St. Rose’s N.S. 4th Class, County Wicklow, 18th October 2017
Once upon a time there was a shark , with crocodile feet and a hawk’s head called Snatcher. He lived on a farm.
One day he went down town and he met a big potato that looked like a butt! The potato’s name was Axepert.
They went to McDonalds and met Ronald McDonald who threw spiders at them with a spider gun.
Bray School Project, 6th class, County Wicklow,12th October 2017
Once upon a time in a castle under the sea lived Jampson the potato with his best friend, Bill the cheese grater.
It was a pretty legitimate day but then suddenly, in Tesco-Under-The-Sea, he bumped into an asthmatic elderly woman, called Paula.
He screamed, “Ahh, an elderly asthmatic woman”, and turned around to run away, but right in front of his eyes was Bill, lying on the ground, asleep, with his pet, Patrick the pig.
Donoughmore NS, 5th and 6th class, County Wicklow, 11th October 2017
Billy was riding his bike down a narrow forest path with his pellet gun.
He arrived at an old wrecked cottage where his best friend Timothy the flower pot lived.
“Hey Timothy” said Billy, but the Flower pot just shrugged and didn’t reply.
Scoil Cholmcille S.N.S. Ballybrack, 6th class, County Wicklow 10th October 2017
In the North Pole, Timothy Cricket was very sad because the Pumpkin Tree had died.
When the Pumpkin Tree died Halloween was done forever. Then he met a person who was just as sad as him.
Santa Claus, his best friend, also wanted to save Halloween.
Scoil Naomh Bride, 4th, 5th and 6th class County Wicklow, 5th October 2017
ONCE upon a time there was a unicorn wizard called Thompson; his greatest wish was to own a mini pet unicorn.
His only friend, was Steve the horse.
They lived in an old house in Knockananna, China. It was upside down.
Kilcoole NS, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 28th September 2017
Once upon a time there was a pickle called Paul the Pickle.
He lived in a universe called ‘The Kitchen’.
Every night strange creatures would sneak into the kitchen and cook chicken wings.
Ballyroan BNS, 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 27th September 2017
“Can I go to the toilet?” Speeder Man asked.
He went into the toilet and felt something bite him.
The next day when he was hanging out with his girlfriend in The Yellow House, he saw a wall and wanted to climb it.
Lacken NS, 5th / 6th Class, County Wicklow, 26th September 2017
It was a rainy evening and Skirt and Fred were planning to go to the movies.
Then their enemy John the Crow pooped on their heads.
“I am going to bring you on the Jeremy Kyle Show” said Skirt the Sloth.
Kilcoole NS, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 21st September 2017
One sunny and blue afternoon, Frank the Shark ate a person.
Ten minutes later his friend Johnny the Dragon came to meet him on the beach.
They had a deep conversation about life and what they wanted to do in the future.
Lacken NS, 3rd and 4th class, County Wicklow, 20th September 2017
Mrs. Banankie was walking in a forest one day, when Tamu the monkey jumped out of a bush.
She was walking to the Doctor’s because she had rottenitus, and felt rotten!
Tamu followed Mrs. Banankie to the Doctors.
St Fergal’s NS, Bray, 3rd class, County Wicklow,19th September 2017
Super Brain was very rich, lived in the White House and he owned a green Lamborghini and a white Audi R8.
One day Super Brain and his best friend Body Boy were in their bedroom when a clown came in.
“Surprise surprise” said the clown, “let’s have a birthday”.
St Andrew’s, 6th class, County Wicklow, 14th September 2017
Once upon a time there was a babysaurus Rex.
One day she went to the Killing Arena with her best friend Quack.
There she saw birds whacking each other, and killing each other with the stick.
Ballintemple NS, 3rd-6th class, County Wicklow, 13th September 2017
Once upon a potato time there was a normal potato in a kitchen.
He was on a plate about to be eaten when he fell off the plate and landed on the ground.
Ronald McDonald who was the one who tried to eat him, shouted “Five Second Rule”, and bent down to pick him up.
Scoil Cholmcille, 4th class, County Wicklow, 12th September 2017
Once there was a cranky old man called Billy and whenever a football went into his garden he would pop it. He hated kids.
The kids threw rocks at his windows, pie at his face and nick-knocked his door and then ran away.
One day Billy was cooking his dinner: a piece of cheese was lying on the table and came alive.
Lakers Group 2, 20 June 2017
Chuck-the warrior, lives in a tent outside a castle. His greatest wish is love, freedom and peace. He uses a bow and arrow and he is Welsh.
He is afraid of the ghost of the black plague, slugs and creepy crawlies.
Noah is outside in a meadow in the sun. There is a beautiful forest in the distance. It reminds Noah of Sherwood Forest.
Lakers Group 1, 13th June 2017
Putsey, the Superhero clown, wanted to free people from a villain named Harlequin.
Harlequin is tall, white-faced, wears a cape and carries a spear.
Putsey said to his dog Alfie “Do you want to come along, rescue people and save the world?”.
Scoil Chualann, Bray, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 31st May, 2017
Nicholas, the ghost, had never gone out before. He was the closet ghost!
His friend Jessica had been bullied and he was so upset because she had come home from school crying.
That day Nicholas decided to put a stop to it!
St. Andrew’s NS, Bray, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 25th May, 2017
Once there was a turtle. He lived on the Eiffel Tower.
It was just a normal day for Birthonomule the turtle, when he saw Achmed the eagle sitting beside him, trying to eat his left ear.
Then Mr. Tortoise, who owned the Eiffel Tower, walked out of the elevator and said “Pass you shall not!”.
Wicklow Educate Together, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 24th May, 2017
Frank the Paper Aeroplane was playing White Parade on an A4 sheet of paper in his Granny’s basement.
The city had been bombed out.
Frank and Oscar the ostrich, his best friend, were hiding.
Wicklow Montessori, 3rd - 5th Class, County Wicklow, 23rd May 2017
One day Jeff the eejit was face-down on his table eating cereal.
Suddenly the table smashed and he cried because it was his best friend.
His mum brought him to the shop to buy a new table.
Scoil Cholmcille, Ballybrack, 6th class, County Wicklow, 18th May 2017
Once upon a time there was Sean, the Magical Mushroom.
He was hopping past his mother’s house when he fell into a bowl of curry!
He wished he could turn in to a giant mushroom so that he could fly out of the curry.
St. Mary’s and St. Gerard’s National School, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 17th May, 2017
Once upon a time there was a pizza called Trump the Pizza Monster.
He lived in Pizza Land with all his family.
He was a graffiti artist.
Scoil Cholmcille, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 16th May 2017
Timmy the sunflower was a little seed.
Boquefues the bear found him in the jungle and brought him home to plant him.
Boquefues watered him every day and named him Timmy.
St Mary’s & St Gerard’s NS, 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 11th May 2017
Once upon a time there lived a very interruptive pig called Mr Wrinklebottom.
He had a friend called Larry the Ladybird and he was a ladybird.
He lived in a small cottage with his fat mother. His greatest wish was to fly.
Lacken N.S, 3rd & 4th Class, County Wicklow, 10th May 2017
I was going for a walk in the old forest. All of a sudden, three badgers jumped out of a bush.
I think their names was ‘The Badger Bros. The brothers were being chased by a centaur.
Gary, the griffin sees the centaur and says “Hello Trevor. Why are you chasing the Badger Bros?”
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.
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.
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!
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.”
St. Fergal’s, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 27th April 2017
Sharpie the Wolf was walking along in the woods when he saw Slender Kid.
He climbed up a tree. He was really frightened.
Slender Kid knocked him down and Sharpie went unconscious.
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.
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.
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.
WETNS, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 5th April 2017
Once upon a time Mr. Pizza Man was in the Chipper.
He went to the toilet and he brought his special toilet paper with him.
When Mr. Pizza Man left the Chipper he went with his friend, Candy Dog, to his house to eat candy and chips.
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.
Scoil Cholmcille, 4th class, County Wicklow, 30 March 2017
There was once a donkey named Dave.
His greatest wish was to get a golden carrot.
There was only one golden carrot left in the world.
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!
St Brigid’s, Manor Kilbride, 5th & 6th class, County Wicklow, 23rd March 2017
Once upon a time there was a grumpy man called Bob.
He couldn’t walk, so his best friend, a Honda 50 super speed wheelchair, helped him through his lonely life.
He didn’t have any friends, because he was so grumpy.