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

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.

Bling on a Mission

Glenasmole National School, Bohernabreena, 5th/6th Class, 13th January 2012
Once upon a time in a jewellery store, there was a diamond and ruby that were sneezed out of a man’s nose.

Out popped Bling the diamond and Rupert the magic ruby. They landed on the floor of the jewellery store.

The Calgonian Election

St. Fiachra’s SNS, Beaumont, 6th Class, 12th January 2012
It was a cold dark winter’s day in Calgonia. Michael the washing-machine had just woken from a terrible nightmare.

He had dreamt that he had been running for President but lost to Oddsocks, the world’s oddest sock.

The Soup Assassination

St. Philip’s SNS, Clonsilla, Dublin 15, 5th Class, 11th January 2012
Francesco the Spanish Spoon and Leonardo the Italian Fork were stuck in the cutlery drawer.

Leonardo was painting pictures while Francesco was picking the lock, desperate to escape. 

The Kung-Fu Family

Rathdown Junior School, 1st Class, 10th January 2012 
Once upon a time, there was a  granny who was the very best at kung-fu in the world.

She lived in a really dark cave in the middle of these really stormy, snow-capped mountains with Spotty, her kung-fu baby.

Pig

St. Joseph’s BNS, Terenure, 3rd Class, 15th December 2011
Once upon a time, there was a guy called Billy the Butcher, and he liked chips.

Billy the Butcher was always outside of his shop begging for money.

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