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.

Princess Banana Diamond

An illustration to accompany Princess Banana Diamond, written by Wheatfield Primary School, P4Wheatfield Primary School, P4
September 29th 2015

Once upon a time, Princess Angel the banana diamond lived with the banana minions in New York. One day, Princess Banana Diamond went to the shop where she met her friend Steve the dinosaur. She went over to his house.   

They were playing when they saw a spider...

The Craziest Midnight Stroll Ever

Illustration to accompany The Craziest Midnight Stroll, written by Orangefield Primary School, P6Orangefield Primary School, P6
September 24th 2015

Once upon a time, last year on Tuesday, there was a girl called Ocean Strong.  She lived in a land where there were invisible flying pigs.

She was walking on her midnight walk when she fell off a cliff.  She thought all was lost, but one of the flying pigs saved her! She thought it was just a dream because she could not see what had saved her...

The Fateful Radio Contest

New Lodge & Mount Collyer Youth Clubs
August 19th 2015

Shaniqua was downstairs in her flat on her oxboard. The radio upstairs was blasting really loud.

“This is Stephen Nolan on BBC Radio Two.  Just to say congratulations to the winner of the One Direction and Ed Sheeran Concert Competition, Shaniqua Nakamura!” the radio in Shaniqua’s bedroom blasted...

The Adventure Past Fear

New Lodge Arts Summer Festival, Duncairn Arts Centre
August 12th 2015

One day Neemh and Oliver were out in the fields of their farm helping Neemh’s dad. They were planting vegetable seeds. Then Oliver turned around.  He could hear an eerie moan coming from the castle in the middle of the forest...

Bob and Puffin's Adventure

St. Patricks Primary School
June 29th 2015

There was this old man called Bob. He was the janitor of a haunted house. The haunted house was full of cobwebs and the windows were broken. Kids were scared of the house and they never went in to the garden even when a ball went in when they were playing games.

It was just a normal day and Bob was taking out the rubbish when he saw his next door neighbour, Sid...

Bob Blob's Great Escape

Scoil An Droichid
May 15th 2015

Once upon a time there was a jelly monster called Bob Blob and he lived in jail. He was scared of spoons so at lunch time he stayed in his cell. The first time he was at lunch all the other ganster jellies threatened him with spoons and he never left his cell since.

Bob Blob couldn’t use a knife and fork because he didn’t have any arms...

One Story, Many Endings

An illustration accompanied by One Story, Many Endings, written by St Bernard's Primary School, p5St. Bernard's Primary School, P5
June 5th 2015

Prologue   6000 years ago, five fearsome beasts were destroying the world. A team of five heroic children captured them each in a bottle and buried them in the soil. Legend has it that 6000 years after, lightning will strike the Ministry of Stories and the monsters will take over again…