The Juggler Vs the Clown

Scoil Mhuire Naofa, Kiltale, 3rd/4th Class, 11th March 2009
A funny, silly boy named Joe-Joe really wanted to be a clown. Joe-Joe’s biggest fear in the whole world was stage fright. His enemy was Billy the Juggler.

His best friend was named Jay-Jay.

There was going to be a talent show in the school on March 11, 2009. Billy the Juggler was afraid that Joe-Joe would juggle better than him. But there was a problem.

Joe-Joe could not get up on the stage because he had stage fright. He was very afraid that people would slag him and laugh.

Billy the Juggler teased Joe-Joe, “You’ll just get so afraid that you will run off the stage!’”

Jay-Jay heard what Billy the Juggler had said. He ran to give Joe-Joe some advice.

“Do you want my help to conquer your fear?” asked Jay-Jay. ...