Leo and the Magic Teddy

Bunscoil Bheann Mhadagáin, Rang 7
26th October 2021
A 100 Years Project workshop

One wet and rainy day in Belfast there was a lady called Patricia who had a son called Leo. They lived in a cottage at 12 Waterstream Lane. The cottage was small with a yellow front door with a wooden roof. It had a garden with potatoes, carrots and daisies.

“No, Leo, you can’t go out,” said Patricia as she was getting her coat on to leave.

Leo felt down. He really wanted to go to the park.

“Please!,” begged Leo.

“You’ll get sick,” said Patricia. “I’m just going to the shop to get groceries. I’ll be back in half an hour. Bye.” She went out the door and locked it behind her. She got on her bike and went down to the town.

I really want to go to the park, thought Leo to himself. How am I going to get out of here? He looked around for his shoes and saw them sitting below the window.

I know, he thought. He squeezed on his shoes, slid open the window and hopped out the window without any hesitation.

Leo landed in the bushes. There was a teddy staring at him. He prodded it with his pinky finger. Suddenly he felt power and strength in that finger. The teddy waved at him...