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, Conamara, Galway, Kerry, Mayo, NorthWest, Wicklow, and Wexford

Pico Gets a Girlfriend

St Fiachra’s JNS, Beaumont, 2nd Class, 19 April 2012
Once there was a dinosaur called Pico T Rex.

He lived up in the clouds and he had a phobia of girl dinosaurs. His house was made of clay and covered in candy and cakes. His best friend was Johnny the footballing tiger. 

 

 

World War Nappy Three

St Mary’s Boys National School, Booterstown, 3rd Class, 18th April 2012
Once upon a time in a cafeteria not so far away, in a world where midget bananas ruled the schools, there was an evil lunch lady called Doris.

Doris was fat. Doris had black hair. She had blood-shot eyes.

A Struggle to Make It

St. Vincent de Paul Girls Primary School, Griffith Avenue, 4th Class, 16 April 2012
Poof!

Joe the mad scientist was trying to make an engine for a time machine (which runs on recyclable materials).

“Pass the wrench, Weaglehog!” shouted Joe (for he was a little deaf).

SPLAT! Luigi & Bob on the creme egg adventure

Our Lady of Mercy Convent School, Booterstown, 6th Class, 29th March 2012
The wind was blowing in their faces, the rain was crashing down, the thunder was thundering, and the lightning was cracking and flashing as the pair were making their way down the M50.

Luigi the Italian pig looked at his sidekick, Bob the Big Bouncing Mexican Blob who likes burritos and bunny rabbits, and said, “Here’s a de plan: We start at noon.

Clowning Around!

Our Lady of Mercy Convent School, Booterstown, 4th Class, 28 March 2012
One day, Chris the Clown had an audition to become a ballerina! 

He was sooo nervous he didn’t look where he was going and bumped into his best friend, Moustache the extra-fat hippo, who fell over!

Tango Fever

St. Patrick’s NS, Upper Drumcondra Road, 4th Class, 27 March 2012
One day, Bobby-Guy decided to escape from jail.

He really wanted to escape from jail because he heard that the World Tango Competition was coming up.

Giraffe Eagle

Mary Mother of Hope Senior School, Littlepace, 6th Class, 26 March 2012
On a very hot day in the jungle outside Dublin, Denis the giraffe was jumping around with joy.

“Da, get in here!” he shouted.

The BaChippies

Mary Mother of Hope Senior School, Littlepace, 6th Class, 22nd March 2012
“I love you, banana,” said Joey while gazing into the mirror.

Joey was planning on proposing that very day but he couldn’t find his courage.

Rex and the Spooky House

Thornleigh Educate Together National School, Swords, 1st Class, 21st March 2012
Once upon a time, Rex the Dog was in his house playing with his mum. Spotty-Ears the Puppy, his best friend, knocked on the door.

“Can you come out to play with me?” he asked.

A Crazy Monster

Thornleigh Educate Together National School, Swords, 1st Class, 13th March 2012
Once upon a time, a crazy woman was walking in a deep and dark jungle. She was looking here, there and, everywhere for her friend.

All of a sudden she saw a crazy lion!

The Planet Bus

Mother of Divine Grace NS, Dublin 11, 6th Class, 12 March 2012
One day Bongo the penguin was at home in the pet orphanage watching a programme about space on television.

His best friend, Hunky the monkey was with him.

A Puffin’s Life

San Carlo Senior School Confey, Leixlip, 4th Class, 7th March 2012
Bill the shuffling puffin was shuffling across the Antarctic when Mr Buns had a crash landing and they became friends.

Mr Buns said, “I’m Mr Buns, from a secret agent recruitment agency.”

Popcorn Attack!

St Fiachras J.N.S, Beaumont, 2nd Class, Tuesday 6th March, 2012 
Once there was a blue, one-eyed blob called Bob.

He was scared of popcorn because he lived in a magical land where popcorn could eat you.

The Cranky President

Scoil Bhride J.N.S, Donaghmede, 2nd Class, 5th March 2012
One day Ms Cranky woke up, as cranky as ever! She looked out the window and noticed loads of kids playing. 

The kids were throwing things at her window and using sling shots.  They didn’t like her because she always took their footballs away and burst them when they played outside her house.

The Baby Who Grew

St Enda’s National School, Whitefriar Street, March 1st, 2012, 3rd Class Once upon a time, there was a small, normal baby called Jojo.

One day Jojo’s mother, Mrs Angry McGuigan, the well-known witch, sat Jojo down and said, ”You see this cupcake here, don’t ever eat it, ever.”Before the words were out of her mouth, Jojo leapt on the cupcake and stuffed it into his mouth.

The Disaster Sea

Gaelscoil Bhaile MunnaBallymun, 2nd Class, Wednesday 29th February 2011
Seamus the Scary Shark and Sammy the Happy Dolphin were playing with some fish in Corepanthius under the sea.

Seamus turned to Sammy and said, “You’re my best friend no matter what.

Yum-yum’s Big Adventure

St. Joseph’s Boys National School, Fairview, 3rd Class, 8th February 2011
Yum-Yum the Chocolate Bar and his best friend, Mr. Banana the Monkey, were sun bathing in Chocolate Land. 

“I’d love to go to Crunchy Land and meet a beautiful Crunchy Girl,” said Yum-Yum.

Goat Beauty is Penguin Pain

North Dublin National School Project, Ballymun Road, 6th Class, 3rd February 2012
Our story begins with two brothers called Sergei and Paul.  Zey are not ordinary brothers. 

Zey are Latvian goats. Zey want to take over the vashion vorld at ze Fall Fashion Week Line-up but Georgio Armani Mon (de Jamaican panguin), is standing in their way, mon.

Croak To Victory

Guardian Angels NS, Blackrock, 31st January, 2012, 6th Class
“Croak croak, time to get up,” said Mama Brog to Brog.

Brog was in bed sleeping. He was tired after last night’s rapping competition. 

Battle of the Chefs

Two-Mile House National School, Naas, 6th Class, 26th January 2012
In a restaurant in Spain lived a mean chef called Jason.

One day he was licking his moustache and trying to get the ingredients right for a burger.

I Got No Brain

St. Brigid’s GNS, Killester, 4th Class, 24th January 2012
Authors’ Note: to be read in a raspy, cool American Southern voice…

A long, long time ago in Foodtropolis there lived a criminal mastermind named Bobby.  But this was not just any ordinary criminal mastermind.

Silver the Dog

St. Vincent’s GNS, North William Street, 2nd Class, 23rd January 2012
One day in a forest on the side of a mountain in New York, Silver the dog was using her nose to track her owner’s footprints. She found the footprints outside a bungalow. 

There was a pond with ducks and fishes. She found her owner’s footprint with “Silver” imprinted on it as a way to leave clues for his dog. 

This is Chopchop

Rathdown Junior School, Glenageary, 5th Class, 18th January 2012
One day in the middle of summer, Chopchop the pink monkey met his best friend Lello the banana in an ice cream shop.

Chopchop was eating his favourite banana ice cream and Lello was having coconut ice cream.

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