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

Peanut goes nuts

Walterstown National School, 5th/6th Class, 13th December 2012
One day Afro Cat was eating his lasagne and his best friend Pedro burst through the door.

He said “Eat these rainbow flakes”.

George and His Dreams

Presentation Girls National School, Maynooth, 5th Class, 11 December 2012
There was once a fat panda called George. George lived in Hawaii and his house was a ketchup bottle.

On his way to Hawaii, many years ago, George had met a little piece of talking cheese called Chad Cheddar, who later became his best friend.

Mr. Conkey’s Last Nightmare

St. Lawrence O’Tooles C.B.S. 4th Class, 6th December 2012
Mr Conkey was a robot made as a project by fourth class boys in St. Laurence O’Tooles CBS.

Everybody called the school Larriers. One day, when the class was learning about the speed of sound, they rang a bell three times, and Mr. Conkey came to life.

Finding the Lost City

St. Patrick’s National School, Enniskerry, 2nd/3rd/4th Class, 5th December 2012
One day, Sharktopus was playing outside with his best friend, DinosharkSharktopus has eight tentacles and is half shark, half octopus.

His mother was a shark and his father was an octopus.

A Rich Man and His Dog

St. Francis of Assisi Primary School, Balgriffin, 2nd Class, 4th December 2012
Once upon a time, there was a man who was rich and his name was Joe.

He was so handsome that all the ladies liked him.  He was rich because he had won the Euromillions lottery.

Sugar

St. Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 3rd December 2012
He had a dream.

“Ahhhh!”
Jacob woke up in a sweat. He has just had a nightmare where he had gone into the marshmallow factory just to find out that the marshmallows were sugarless.

Petrol-fied!

Catherine McAuley National School, Baggot Street, 5th Class, 30th November 2012
Tommy the Chainsaw woke up in his shed. He had petroled himself for the third time this week dreaming about Terence the Tree.

His friend Hammy the hammer said, “Don’t worry about it.”

The Revenge of Hippy

St. Mary’s B.N.S, Booterstown, 6th Class, 28th November 2012
“Hi, welcome back,” said the flying purple hippo to Ringo

“I’ve just come back from a casino in Las Vegas,” replied Ringo.  Ringo was a penguin who wore a black and white tuxedo. 

The Big Fight

St. Philip the Apostle J.N.S, Clonsilla, 2nd Class, 27th November 2012
One day Sausage the weiner dog was walking and he saw his best friend, Rashers.  She was a the weiner dog too.

Sausage and Rashers were walking in the park.

AFRO-DOGS!

St. Patricks G.N.S, 5th Class, 21st November 2012
One day, the two-headed afro dog (Billy Bob Joe, who had a chubby face and whose side of the afro was black, and Freckles, who had luminous green freckles, really big innocent eyes, and whose side of the afro was chocolate brown) and their best friend, Pinky the marshmallow, were lying down in their beds having an afternoon snooze.

PigSY

Mount Anville Primary School, 4th Class, 19th November 2012
Once there was a flying pig named Porkchop. He loved flying around and burglering butchers.

He was 52 years old, and he wanted to dance gangnam style.

Scary’s Wild Adventure

St. Philip the Apostle J.N.S. 2nd Class, 15th November 2012
Once upon a time there lived a horse called Scary.

He was a very colourful horse who lived in a field. He was called Scary because he was afraid of the cobra snake that lived in a cave nearby.

Spies in Disguise

Presentation G.S.Maynooth, 4th Class, 14th November 2012
One dark, misty night Billy was thinking about Sophie, his dream date.

Sophie is the head of The Spies, who he has had a crush on for fifteen years, ever since he started working for The Spies.

The Love Within

St Catherine’s Senior School, Cabra West, 4th Class, 7th November 2012, Illustrations by Katie Bartrand
Millie the mermaid was in the underwater castle in the magical sea of Ooo.

Millie was the maid for the two mermaid princesses, who were very mean. 

Joe’s Big Adventure

Esker Educate Together National School, Adamstown, 4th Class, 5 November 2012
Once upon a time there was Joe the fighter and his best friend Christie the footballer.

One day, they were on a football pitch.  The ball they were playing with got lost in the forest.

Roger That

Catherine McAuley National School, Baggot Street, 6th Class, 26 October 2012
Roger the alien was a crash test dummy on his home planet (Roger didn’t realise this was his job).

The captain of his spaceship had told Roger to test out the new hyper-drive space shuttle What-cha-ma-callit.

Terry’s Tale!

St. Patrick’s GNS, Hollypark, Foxrock, 5th Class, Wednesday 26th October 2012
Terry the Pumpkin and Nick the Knife are best friends. Nick carved Terry’s face for him.

Terry knows an avocado called Shelly and he has a huge crush on her!

Wonkey and Me

St. Mary’s BNS, Rathfarnham, 6th Class, 24th October 2012
One day, Ballasmelly, the reserve forward/waterboy for Hobo United, was on his way to the football stadium for the first match of the season.

Hobo United were recently promoted from the Coventry League into the Smelliership.

The Two Lost Friends

Scoil Thomais, 4th Class, 23rd October 2012
It all happened a year ago.Bamboo the panda lost his parents when his village was being destroyed by the hunters.

Bamboo felt very sad; he felt so sad he felt like giving up.

The Two Lost Friends

St Mary’s B.N.S, Rathfarnham, 6th Class, 22nd October 2012
In a Ugandan zoo, a chimpanzee called Norris is talking to his good friend the orange lemon named Boris.

They are talking about the weekend’s sport results.

Sam’s Adventure

Scoil ThomáisCastleknock, 4th Class, 18th October 2012
Sam the chocolate doughnut was in the Phoenix Park, walking near the local unicorn stables.

Sam was with his best friend Bob the potato when Bob was kidnapped by evil gingerbread men.

Blaster to The Rescue!

St. Brigid’s Girls National School, Cabinteely, Dublin 18, 3rd Class, 17th October 2012
It was twelve o’clock in Candyland and Blaster the fire-breathing dog was walking down the road.

Suddenly, he saw a white wolf sitting on a bench ahead of him.  He thought she looked really friendly and that she was very beautiful.

The Karate-Bean

St. Kevin’s National School, Gorey, Co. Wexford, 6th/5th Class, 16th October 2012
Mischief the Jellybean Prince was in a packet of Maltesers. He was feeling terrified.

The leader of the Maltesers (the Malteser King) had kidnapped Mischief in the factory and put him in the packet.

Sally With A Chance

St Brigid’s Primary School, Haddington Road, 6th Class, 15 October 2012
“Squack!” screamed Sally the peacock. “I’m going to be late for the audition!”

Sally ran to her closet wondering what to wear and decided to wear a big pink flamingo suit.

Finding Sauce

Griffeen Valley Educate Together N.S.Lucan, 4th Class, 11th October 2012
One day, there was a spaghetti snake called Snoodle who was feeling a bit lonely because she was so plain.

So she decided to go on a slither around the neighborhood.

The Socks

Holy Family SNS, Rivervalley, Swords, 4th Class, 10th October 2012
Once upon a time there was a gorgeous, sunny day.

Suddenly, a shadow sped across the sun.  Was it a bird?  Was it a plane?  Or was it a pineapple?

A Crispy Situation

St.Fiachras SNS, Beaumont, 6th Class, 9th October 2012
Señor Dylan the Dancing Dorito was in his room practising his salsa dancing in front of the mirror.  

He was thinking of the time three years ago, right outside Mexico, where he first met Mr Mouse.

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