Welcome to our Library of Stories. Please click on the story title to read Chapter 1.
These are collaborative story openings created by school groups and community groups.
Each participant writes their own Chapter 2.

Lily’s Birthday and the Key

Nettlefield Primary School, P4
31st January 2024

Once upon a time, it was the middle of the night, and Lily was trying to get to sleep.

She thought to herself, “Those noisy birds are so annoying!” She tried to go back to sleep again.

The next morning when she woke up, she found out that she was becoming Queen!

Theo's Super Adventure

Holy Child Primary School, P5
30th January 2024

Theo, the little boy, had just woken up. The sun was shining and that hadn’t happened in years. Theo met a fox called Ruby, who could talk. Theo and Ruby became best friends after they met in the park. He was on his way to school that morning...

The Villains

St John's Primary School Gilford, P4/5
30th January 2024


It was a stormy night, and Star was trying to steal gold. He was waiting for the bank to close to go and get gold. He would usually wait until everybody was asleep and go into people’s houses and steal their money.

The Football Sensation

Some dogs outside a kebab shop
Illustration by Emma Gibb

St Vincent De Paul's Primary School, P6/7
25th January 2024


There once was a dog mother who had a very muscly pup. She abandoned him because she did not like how muscly he was. Geoffrey was left on the streets. He was walking and walking and walking, looking for food. He didn’t find food, but he found a rat named Tara...

The Wonders of Nature

A foot hovering over a scared flower
Illustration by Ben Claxton

Buick Memorial Primary School, P5/P6
23rd January 2024

Sunshine, the special flower and her friend Marshmallow, the guinea pig were sitting in the garden of a house under the sun, when something very strange happened. A human came out of the house and was about to step on Sunshine...

Jimbob's Crazy Life

Groggan Primary School, P5
23rd January 2024


One morning Jimbob was flying in the sky and spotted his best friend Timmy. Jimbob was trying to fly but he couldn’t because he was so tired! Then a giant crash happened from below; it was a cow crashing into a tree. But then Jimbob was going to fall.