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

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.

Zack the Lightning Dog

St Brendan’s BNS, Artane​, 3rd Class, 22nd October 2018

Some dog named Zack got struck by lightning. Zap the Cat struck him with the lightning gun. 

Then he turned into a lightning dog and his biggest dream was to get a sidekick. 

But along the way he met a chicken.

The Most Delicious Juan

Scoil Iognaid Raleigh Row County Galway, 20 October 2018

Gertrude is sitting in a kayak in space, feeling a little bit depressed.

All of a sudden, Juan speaks: “Oh my God, there’s a chef, and he’s going to try to cook me.”

The chef takes out anti-Gertrude pepper spray to paralyse Gertrude and get her out of the way.

Jimbob And The Voice

Sacred Heart Primary School, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 18 October 2018

One day there lived a man named Jimbob.  He is a wanted criminal, locked up in jail.

In the cell one evening Jimbob was talking to DJ Alpaca.

“If I shapeshifted into an ant I could try and get the key off the guard” said Jimbob.

Big Gill and Pizza

Hollypark BNS, 6th class County Wicklow, 17th October 2018

One summer evening, Big Gill was eating frozen pizza on her balcony. She was leaning on the railings.

She saw her Mum below and panicked and dropped the pizza. It fell all the way down and landed on Jeff’s face. 

He was lying on a sun-bed. Jeff is Gill’s best friend. He works for Deliveroo. 

The Doughnut Heist

St Patrick’s Junior School, Blanchardstown​, 2nd Class, 18th October 2018

Mr Sausage met Taco God at the park. They had a play date there. They were playing on the swings. 

They both went up the slide and Taco God went down and Mr Sausage followed him. 

Mr Sausage banged into Taco God and he burnt himself.

Peggy vs Mr Ducky

Scoil Eoin Phoil II Naofa​, 6th Class, 17 October 2018

Peggy woke up in his house and he found out he had no legs. He panicked because he tried to jump out of bed and he fell over.

“Mum, I have no legs!”

“Don’t be silly.” Peggy’s mum didn’t believe him

The Butcher Strikes Again

Wicklow Montessori School, 2nd, 3rd and 4th class, County Wicklow, 16 October 2018

One bright, early morning, Lily the doge was lying in bed. 

Suddenly she fell out of bed because she was having a bad dream. 

In her dream,   black widow spiders were trying to eat her whole!

Lost Families and Chicken Nuggets

St FIn Barres 5th & 6th Class County Cork, 12 October 2018

A chicken slides into view and in a gangster voice says, "Hey it's JBM, also known as Jimmy Buctas McNulty." 

A flying squirrel slides into view and says, "Ni!' There were a load of cows and pigs around so it was hard to slide into view without crashing into one. 

Jimmy says, "That's my secretary/best friend, Donna Buctas McNulty, who is also my cousin, my sista from another mista!" 

The Chicken Nugget Quest

St John’s SNS, Arklow​, 4th class, County Wicklow, 11th October 2018

Once on a stormy night in McDonald’s a chicken nugget named Jeff was being served with chips. 

He saw a giant potato that he recognised from TV sitting down and ordering chicken nuggets. 

Then a marshmallow called KFC jumped off the tray that was across the room and ran over.

The End of the World is Small and Fluffy

Dublin 7 Educate Together National School, 6th Class, 11 October 2018

My name is Squish and I am an incredibly cute cat with murderous intentions. This is my autobiography.

Today was the day I was finally going to do it. I was going to finally build my death ray and use Gertrude the waffle, my best friend, to shoot lasers out of it. 

The death ray will harness the power of Gertrude’s lasers.

The Cake Wars

Blessington no 1 NS, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 10th October 2018

Once there was a five legged bat called Jeff. He was very unique, because he could spit fire.

Not too far away Karl the frog is sitting in the same place he has been for the past year. 

This was because he has no legs. In the not too distant past there had been a war in which Karl had lost his legs in an explosion.

Sparkle Danger: The Great Adventure of MiaowKitty

St Joseph’s National School, Longford, 4th Class, 10 October 2018

Once upon a time in Miaowtopia lived MiaowKitty the Cat. MiaowKitty found sparkles that gave her all the wishes in the world.

One day, Poppy the Puppy came to visit MiaowKitty. MiaowKitty made a wish that rainbows would come out of her tail when she flies.

Poppy the Puppy felt happy for her friend because she knew how to fly too. 

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