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.

Jimothy the Tiny Frog

Abbots Cross Primary School, P5
8th May 2024

Once upon a time it was a sunny morning and Jimothy the frog was feeling disappointed because someone stole his tiny PS5.
“I should’ve hidden this where no one could find it,” Jimothy was thinking...

The Worst Night Ever

Riverdale Primary School, P2
7th May 2024

Kipper was playing with his mummy and daddy in the forest. Kipper was a very fluffy kitten. Pat, Kipper’s tiger friend, came along and wanted to play with Kipper. They decided to run away...

Wee Barry and the Big Adventure 

Stranmillis Students
1st May 2024

Barry woke up and stretched. He had been sleeping in a pile of hay in the barn. The cloud had been staring at him to wake up him up. 

Barry barked tiredly, “What are you looking at, Darla?” 

“Happy Birthday, Barry,” Darla puffed. 

Barry’s mum said, “Who are you talking to?” with a concerned face.

“Nobody Mum"...

The Chocolate Mystery

Bunscoil Bheanna Boirche, P4/5
30th April 2024

Run and Charlotte were in the dessert. Run ran really fast and found Charlotte the snake stuck in the rocks. Run did a back flip and made the ground shake so that the rocks fell away. Charlotte was hurt by the rocks...

The Alien Invasion

Ballymacrickett PS, P6
30th April 2024

Josh had just crashed in front of an ice cream shop! All the people were confused and terrified because his ship had just landed in front of an ice cream shop radiantly. Josh said,’Give me an ice cream!’...


Integrated College Dungannon, Year 13
25th April 2024

Vivian was on her own. 

Ever since that day when she lost her mother. It had always just been her, until the day she finally met her companion... 

Olympic Disaster

Stranmillis Students
24th April 2024

Nelly was on her own in the pool training really early in the morning. Today was the day she was trying a new move called the Upside Down Tornado. Suddenly, she heard a noise and realised there was a crowd of people watching her. She got nervous, became distressed and started drowning. 

Edgar was minding his own business listening to Guns n Roses when he was suddenly soaked...

The Two Medals

Carrickmannon Primary School, P6/7
24th April 2024

“I’m going to Dad’s funeral, and I am bringing his World War I medal so he can be buried with his achievement,” Bob said to his mother Gemma.

Gemma agreed and said,”That would be wonderful.” On the way to the funeral they started sobbing. Suddenly a blue frog in a mini Lamborghini just blasted out. . .