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

Max the Sad Dog

St Patrick's JNS Corduff, 2nd Class. 5th November 2009

Once upon a time, Max the talking dog went into the woods. He was looking for his owner. Instead he found a girl called Chelsea. 

“Do you want to be my friend?” he asked her. 

Fridge Factor

Belgrove GNS, Clontarf. 6th Class
Gibby had always loved dancing.  It was a hard hobby, especially because Gibby was a piece of blue cheese!

On Gibby’s first day at stage school, he was reeeally nervous because he was the youngest there and didn’t know anyone. 

The Twin Terrors

St Brigid's Primary School, Haddington Road, 5th Class, 3 November 2009
A new teacher came to Lily and Lisa’s class. The teacher liked Lily better than Lisa because Lily was really smart and knew all the answers. Lisa was getting jealous of Lily.

One day, Lisa got in trouble for putting a stink bomb in the prinicpal’s desk. Lisa wanted Lily to take her place in detention.

Jar Wars

Glasnevin Educate Together National School, 4th Class, 2nd November 2009
Bob, the pickle with the sombrero, was doing the ironing when a crazy kung-fu goat jumped in through the window.

‘You’ve done a better entry!’ said Bob.

The Love Row

Holy Child GNS, Larkhill. 4th Class
Chapter One
Once upon a time, there was an evil witch called Doris. She lived in an old cave. She was with her black cat, cooking up some children in her big cauldron.

Her best friend, the three-eyed googley monster, came into the cave and said “Raaaaaaaaaa!!!”

Afro Man Strikes Again!

Virgin Mary Boys National School, 4th/5th/6th Class, 15th October 2009
One dark night, SpiderMonkey and Manfish Pig were hanging out in the wheelchair department of their local shop. 

“How did you get crippled?” Manfish Pig asked SpiderMonkey.

The Vampire

St Joseph's School for the Visually Impaired
Alex the Vampire is on tour. He is the lead singer in the band Different Smells.

Gordon is Alex’s best friend and he plays the drums really loudly. Sometimes he plays the drums so loudly that he frightens everyone!

The Under Sea Trouble

Scoil Thomais, Castleknock. 4th Class
Once upon a time, under the deep blue sea, in the Great Barrier Reef, two friends Ollie the Octopus and Ellie the Starfish were swimming around.

They spotted the King of the Reef, who was a great white shark, approaching a seal.

The Banana Chronicles: Book 1

Ranelagh Multidenominational School, 4th Class
Bob the Monkey lived in a tree-house in the jungle. One day his banana phone started ringing: “Ring ring ring ring Banana phone!”

It was his best friend Gergonglers, who was a big purple jelly with orange spots, jagged teeth and one eye sticking out of his head.

The Danger Brothers

Plas Mhuire, Dorset Street, 5th/6th Class. 6th October 2009
One stormy night Mr.Danger was in his Ma’s house thinking about all the robberies that had been on the news.

He was jealous of the robbers and decided to rob a bank.

Croco's Wish

St Fiachra's GNS, 2nd class
Croco the crocodile was at home in the swamp.  He was lying down watching TV with Rocky, the talking sock.  They had been friends for a long time.  After a while, they decided to go for a swim in the river.

“You know I’m a magic sock Croco?” said Rocky.

The Unstoppable Bladder

Castle Park School, Dalkey. 6th Class
Fred the fire extinguisher and Frederick the fire truck were in a cave, fighting a fire-breathing dragon.  They had been running away from the evil police car and found the dragon when they tried to hide. 

They had almost put out the fire when Frederick leaked some oil and made the fire worse. 

The Passage to the Party

4th Class. Rathdown Junior School, Dun Laoghaire
Lucy and Caitlin are in the middle of gym class, talking to each other. Caitlin says to Lucy ”Are you going to the party tonight?”

“I’m not sure…there might be those mean girls at the party, plus I have to go out with my family. Would you like to come? We are going bowling” replies Lucy.

Potato Incognito

St Brigid's GNS, Cabinteely, 6th Class
Alexander III, a potato, was having a luxurious gravy bath on his plate.

He was exfoliating himself with bits of butter and salt. His best friend, The Butternator, was disgusted.

Pole Pole Pole

Culture 2
Bob the triangle lives in the forest in a house made of fruit, oranges.  His friend, Arthur the angry angle lives two trees away. 

He has eyebrows that are sharp and point downwards and a yellow tongue from eating too much chicken curry.  

Get Me Some Vanish!

St.Paul's NS Ayrfield, 6th Class
Jimmy was an average twenty-year-old guy.  His best friend was Cheryl Cold-d-d, who once accidentally fell into a freezer when she was reaching for an ice cream (that’s why they called her Cold-d-d!).  

They lived in Hawaii, and one summer, Jimmy was picked for Crane Driver of the Year.  Photographers came from all over and started taking pictures of him in his yellow builder’s hat.  He really liked being in front of the camera.

Desert of the Diamond

Star of the Sea BNS, Sandymount. 3rd Class
One horrible day, 800 years ago, a baby zombie called Zombie Kong was born. A comet landed not far off the horizon and only one single cell survived.

He was this cell and grew and grew and grew over time until his cell cracked open. 

Pudge and Tubby

St Brigida's GNS, 6th class, Cabinteely

Pudge the secret agent, and Tubby his Hippo, wandered the streets looking for their pet pig, Baconbits.

Tubby set off a car alarm as he tried to waddle down a narrow road.

Dead and Alive

4th class, St Georges National School, Balbriggan. 15th September 2009
Mystique the Mysterious Curse, a Ghost, was at the graveyard on the hill, looking at her own grave. She was feeling sad.

All of a sudden she sees a Goblin, dressed in rags, running along while looking behind him. He trips and falls on his face in the mud.

A Nose Job Gone Wrong

St Paul's Senior National School, 6th Class
It was 1996 in a town called Evil Bubbleworld. Mr Bobalobaloo, the evil scientist, was having his annual bath in evil, bubbly water.

Then his best friend, Bucktooth Bobby, rudely walked in and threw a sandwich in his eye.

Macker the Explorer

St Joseph's CBS Fairview, 5th/6th Class
One day there was a chicken nugget called Chicken McNugget, or, Macker for short. He was from the future and he flew into a magic deep fat fryer which brought him back in time to 2009.

The Ice Cream Van

Pathways to Literacy Summer Camp 9 July 2009
One night, Mini Michael Football Stadium and his best friend Half-Eaten Billy snuck into Croke Park. Since a match wasn’t on, the lights were off and the stadium was completely dark. They heard a banshee wailing.

The Weirdos

St. Peter's N.S. Summer Camp 8 July 2009
Steve the superhero and Jim-Bob the hobo were sitting on the beach in Jim-Bob’s cardboard box.  They were plotting. 

“I want to get my revenge on Barack Obama – because he kidnapped my super-dog!” Steve cried.

Monkey Madness

St. Joseph's CBS, Fairview, 5th/6th Class, 25th June 2009
One day in Bananabough John Paul’s best friend, Monkey the Hamster is kidnapped by a hobo.

The hobo sells Monkey to the nerd. The nerd teaches Monkey to write.

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