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

Cuboid And His Amazing Adventures

Claddagh National School, Galway, 3rd Class, 23 November 2018

This is the story of a killer clown called Jamie who wants a robot dog.

Jamie goes to Robot Land in search of his dog. Nearby, a robot dog, Cuboid, is trying to play catch with his best friend Katie the sleepy cat. 

Katie is too sleepy to play with him. The King of Robot Land is out for a walk and Cuboid accidentally trips him over.

Deathwing’s Not-So-Epic Battle Against A Shoelace

Fighting Words at Dublin Art Book Fair, 24 November 2018

Deathwing the dragon was in the middle of a dragon battle. He was losing but he still had a chance to win as he was the biggest dragon.
Just then, Deathwing flew to the nearest pothole and barfed. Someone had stuffed a shoelace down his throat.

“Mooo..”
Deathwing was now awake. Emma his best friend the overweight cow had woken him up.

 

The Big Cat League

Breaffy National School, Breaghwy, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, 20 November 2018

Chocolate the Cat was not like any other cat.  He was an extremely large cat.

Chocolate was phenomenal at soccer, but he didn’t believe in himself.

Smokey the Thin Cat, who was Chocolate’s best friend, had true faith in his abilities.

Jeff and the Dinosaur Danger

Scoil Mhuire, Shankill, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 22nd November 2018

Once upon a time there was a man called Jeff who was rich. Jeff was very friendly, but sassy sometimes.

He started to go call for his friend Fire, who was a phoenix. He told him about his greatest wish:

“I want to be a turtle with super powers!” Jeff said.

Brookie Cookie’s Escape

St Patrick’s Junior School, Blanchardstown​, 2nd Class, 22nd November 2018

Colm the Pizza was being made in the factory when he found a friend called Brookie Cookie.

“Hi, my name is Brookie Cookie. I’m nine years old,” said Brookie Cookie. “Let’s escape from the factory!”

Brookie had been trapped in the factory for nine years. Colm the Pizza didn’t answer back.

Mr. Mush and His Friends

Holywell Educate Together National School, Swords, 3rd Class, 21 November 2018

Once upon a time, there was Mr Mush, who loved  moustaches.

One day, he saw Mr Chicken Pop-Pop on the road.  Mr Chicken Pop-Pop was about to get run over by a car. 

Mr Mush took out his moustache sword and sliced the car in half!

The Life of Tommy and Bryan

Kilcoole Primary School, 6th class, County Wicklow, 20th November 2018

Bang…an explosion woke Tommy up. “Ah leave me alone” he shouted. 

He thought they had come to get him but then realised his cell was destroyed. 

He looked at the cracked walls of his grey room and then Bryan, his dumb friend, walked in with a bunch of dynamite, and shouted;

Keep swimming Nana Regine!

Creevy National School, Donegal, 19 November 2018

There once was a boy called Steve. His greatest wish was that Nana Regine would come back from Australia.

He was worried that she would drown., because she didn't want to pay for an airline ticket and she was swimming.

Steve loved playing with Da Ginga Ninja. 

The Explorer Johnny Bean

Listowel, Co. Kerry 16 November 2018

Once there was a great explorer named Johnny Bean who lived in a strange and wonderful planet called the Kingdom of Bananas.

Johnny loved exploring, especially to other planets. 

During one of his many trips, he became great friends with Millie the Alien who lived on Mars.

The Adventures of the Super Hamster

Corpus Christi National School, Drumcondra, 3rd Class, 19 November 2018

Once upon a terrible time, Sprinkles the Hamster was in a very dull world called Dull World because nothing was made of sweets. 

Sprinkles wanted to make everything out of sweets. 

Sprinkles the Hamster had heard that there was a Sweetland, but it was too far and she wished that she could go there.

Snowy and the Skeleton

Our Lady of Consolation NS, Donneycarney, 1st class, 19th November 2018

Once upon a time, Sam the Skeleton met a bunny called Snowy.

So Snowy introduced himself to Sam and he said, “Hi, I’m Snowy.” They took a selfie together.

Snowy and Sam decided to go get ice-cream together in the shop. 

The Wolf, the spud and the spoon

Gorey ETNS​ 5th Class, County Wicklow, 14th November 2018

One spring day in 2019, Umi had to move in with her auntie and uncle because her parents  had neglected her.  

She didn’t like them but she liked her auntie and uncle because of where they lived and their personalities.

But one night, when she was going to bed she dreamed about going into the forest. 

Bob Jefferson and the Veggie

Ratoath Senior National School, Ratoath​, 3rd Class, 13th November 2018

Once upon a time there was Tic Tac called Bob Jefferson. He met a blob called Brice the Slime Ball.

Bob pressed a big red button and it began to rain cookies. One cookie hit him in the head and Bob was knocked out cold. 

When Bob woke up, he saw a carrot right in his face. While Bob was asleep, he saw Slime Ball dancing. 

The Breakfast Buddies

Scoil Chaitríona, Renmore, Co. Galway, 5th Class, 9 November 2018

Warren the Waffle is in the gym. He’s running on the treadmill and in walks in Pancake Paddy.

“Where’s my maple syrup?” says Paddy the Pancake.

“I don’t know. I think Barry Bread stole it,” Warren replies.

The Gummy Wish & Adventures

Scoil Chaitríona, Renmore, Co. Galway, 6th Class, 9 November 2018

Once upon a time there was a shop where a gummy bear lived. His name was Alex.

Alex was walking around town when he saw a wiener dog. He was terrified. 

As Alex was running away, from the wiener dog, was was swept up into a rubbish bin.

Aoife’s Trip to New York

Brothers of Charity, Waterford, 9 November 2018

Aoife was working at the gym. She was a fitness coach and she was working with a client. 

It was the client’s first time at the gym and she was a bit nervous.

“I’m feeling a bit nervous,” said the client whose name was Jessica.

Doodle Bob and his doodles

Powerscourt NS, 3rd & 4th Class, County Wicklow, 8th November 2018

Not very long ago somewhere on Neptune-Doodle Bob was swimming in the sea and he met a baby octopus.

“Hello Squiggle” said Doodle Bob. 

“Hello to you too”, said Squiggle. “What have you been doing Doodle Bob?”

Pablo and Juan’s Great Adventure

Gorey ETNS​, 5th class, County Wicklow, 7th November 2018

Once upon a time, a man called Juan, was building a house.  He looked around and saw a squirrel.

“Oh, you’re a pleasant looking squirrel, I’m going to call you Plonky!”  Juan said throwing him a few peanuts.

But just then he saw a flying brick that hit the squirrel and injured it.

The Flying Banana

Scoil Thomáis, Castleknock​, 4th Class, 7 November 2018

Joe the Banana was in bed. When he woke up, he attempted to fly. 

He started off small by jumping off his bed, but he just plopped on the ground. 

Next he tried to fly by jumping off the roof off his banana bungalow, but that didn’t work either.

Boxing for Love

St Francis Senior National School, Coolock​, 4th Class, 6 November 2018

Once upon a time, Fred the Clown was in the circus and he saw someone called Melissa the Clown. 

They went for tea. And at the café, a kangaroo showed up with boxing gloves.

When the kangaroo came in, Fred the Clown started to get a little nervous. The kangaroo wanted to start a boxing match.

A Llama’s Dream

St Fiachra’s SNS​, 6th Class, 5th November 2018

Larry the Llama was a pink and purple llama whose greatest wish was to live in a rainbow.

He lived in a cottage made of cheese, called Cottage Cheese. 

The one thing that was blocking Larry from accomplishing his dream was Apple the Lemon, who owned most of the rainbows in the world.

Catch that Chicken!

Creative Writing Workshop, Homeschooling Group, 1 November 2018

The mutant cyborg shape-shifting chicken was on a mission.

He was trying to scrounge enough change for a hot chocolate. He wanted marshmallows.

Boomer Spinball M didn’t know he could shape-shift, otherwise he would’ve turned into a mouse to get a better view.

Valerie Blue’s Secret Mission

St Kevin’s, Tarahill​, 5th class, County Wicklow, 25th October 2018

I was in a horrible dream with zombie leprechauns. It was blurry, but I remember them all screaming my name: “Valerie Blue”.

I screamed, and my mother came to my side. My mum had to tell me the horrible news that Fruit-Juice Man had died. 

The only thing I had left of him was his last bottle. 

Bertha and the Pea

Fighting Words at Westport Arts Festival, Gaelscoil na Cruaiche​, 24 October 2018

Bertha was having a dream about going to space.

Dingdong! Dingdong! Dingdong!

Bertha was startled awake from her dream. She rushed to the door to see who was there.

The Worst Hallowe’en

Donoughmore NS, 2nd and 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 24th October 2018

One Saturday morning, Gummy bear went to Ducky’s house to call on him to go trick-or-treating, but Ducky, the half-duck, half-pig wasn’t there.

Gummy Bear walked into his house to look for him, but couldn’t find him, because he was because he was hiding under the couch, afraid of Hallowe’en)

There was a big cake on the table, so, as no one was there, Gummy Bear started to eat it.

Bros vs. Bros

St Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon​, 2nd Class, 24th October 2018

Once upon a time there was a football player named Mr Potato. He was trying to make a team of potatoes.

Nobody liked Mr Potato because he was a potato and he was so different. 

But Mr Potato’s friend Bob Broccoli was really popular and he tried to make Mr. Potato popular.

A Lizard Called Blizzard

St. Patrick’s NS, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 23rd October 2018

Once there were two lizards. One was called Blizzard, and the other was called Lily.

Blizzard loved to teleport things and Lily loved to fly. They lived in the Amazon rainforest in South America.

Blizzard really wanted to be in a movie, but he had stage fright!

Cadet Squeak’s Space Adventures

Holywell Educate Together National School, Swords, 3rd Class, 23rd October 2018

Once upon a time, there was a mouse named Cadet Squeak. He really wanted to go to the moon to see a unicorn in space. 

But Cadet Squeak was afraid of elevators and the people told him that he could only go in an elevator to space.

One day, Cadet Squeak was walking around, thinking if he was going to go in the elevator or not, when he met Bill the Walking Cheese.

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