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.

The Best Kids

Blythefield Primary School, P4
12th October 2022

Once upon a time there was a dalmatian called Charlotte. She was a magic dog! Their best friend was a Spider-cat and they could climb walls.

People in the city said, ‘Look at them, climbing walls!’

They were the heroes of the city. They saved the day!...

The Lost Ghost

St. Vincent de Paul Primary School, P5
11th October 2022

Billy the seven year old ghost lived in a big,old wooden shack in a quiet forest at the base of a volcano. The house was abandoned and leaky. Billy died when his school bus crashed into a lake on a school trip because a dog ran in front of it. When the bus crashed into the lake, Billy rose up out of his body and found his way to the house with the dog.

Billy walked through the forest and found food and water, and a really rare, old time machine from the 1500’s. The sun shone through the trees and glinted on the silver of the machine, which had ‘Time Machine’ written on it. 

The machine had a lever and buttons which Billy pulled. Billy and Zack the pug dog went back in time to the 1980’s and became a boy again...

The Weirdest Day

Ballysally Primary School, P4
6th October 2022

Bob woke up in the middle of the night. He heard booming cannons. He rushed out, changing out of his pyjamas as he ran, to try to figure out what was happening...

The Stolen Teddy

Augher Central Primary School, P5/6
5th October 2022
A 100 Years Project workshop

There once was a Banana called Bob Bonini. He loved to eat tomatoes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. He even ate them for a snack. It was a well known fact that Bob Bonini had the world’s biggest tongue. He was also a very famous YouTuber. 

The Super Water Bottle

Bunscoil Bheann Mhadágain, R6
29th September 2022

There once was a water bottle called Water Bottle. The water bottle flew to China, using his jet wings. In his pocket, he had an iPhone 45, which was indestructible. (He lost his last iPhone in a fire.)

Water Bottle had a friend in China who told him about golden chocolate bars. There were billions of them!...

A Military Mystery

St. Oliver Plunkett Primary School, P7
28th September 2022
A 100 Years Project workshop
St. Oliver Plunkett Primary School - Story Art for 'A military mystery'

Once upon a time there was a boy called Sean and he was riding on his bike on a street full of people. He bumped into a strange box. He wondered what it was. He got off his bike and tried to dig the box out of the ground, where it was buried. He had to get some of his friends to help him dig the box out. When they finally got the box free, they found an old picture inside...

Dan’s Tragedy: A Journal from the Great War - WW1

St. Oliver Plunkett Primary School, P6
27th September 2022
A 100 Years Project workshop

Dan was in the English army and he was about to be deployed to World War 1 so he had a book so that he could record his experiences and his last words to his family. 

He was on the battlefield and someone snuck up behind him and he got shot. A man called Mark came up behind him and saved his life, and shot the boy who shot him. The friend helped him and Dan got back up again and started fighting again...

Painting The Broken Future

By the Good Relations Week group
22nd September 2022

“I hate Fern!”, shouted Fred. 

Fred and Fern used to be friends, before Fern turned against Fred. Fred had painted a story just one year ago and Fern was upset about it. Fern had accused Fred of being a fraud who had lied about his paintings predicting the future. 

“You’re a fraud” exclaimed Fern. 

Then Fern went home and drew a completely different picture to that which Fred had drawn...

A Building Catastrophe

Bunscoil Bheann Mhadágain, R5 A Building Catastrophe Artwork by Sinead Farry - Bob the pink sloth falls from his ladder towards Google-Eyes the Big Purple Turtle
22nd September 2022

Bob was doing his job and his boss told him he had to go up high to fix a window frame. While Bob was climbing up the building to fix the window he started getting scared because he was terrified of heights. When he was on his way up he turned a different shade of pink. It was a bright fluorescent pink! When he changes his emotion the shade of his pink fur changes.

Bob fell off the ladder but luckily he caught on to the edge with his big sloth claws. However, when he slipped free Google-Eyes, his big purple turtle friend, went under him. Bob landed on his shell and slid off.

Bob said “Thanks for saving me!” Then he turned a bright shade of green because he was about to vomit. He was sick all over Google-Eyes’s shell.

Google-Eyes said, “Thanks for the vomit.”

Bob got back up and his boss said, “You’ve put that window on sideways. Get up there and fix that!”

A Dark Turn

St. Oliver Plunkett Primary School, P5
21st September 2022

Domino the chippie man found the dog in an alleyway behind Bridie’s Chippie in Strathfoyle. Every day, the dog came back to the chippie and Domino gave him some food. They created a bond. 

Dog was born with no eyes, so his mum didn’t want him, so he became a stray...