The Evil Aquarium
By Rowan Hiatt
Once there was a penguin called Blaze, who was captured and brought to an evil aquarium.
The aquarium was evil because the animals were not fed and kept in tiny enclosures. He found three other penguins by the names of Johnny, Dasher and Alfie. They all wanted to get out.
One night, after they had gone to bed, he awoke to people knocking on the glass. He saw their big, ugly faces smooshed up against the glass. They were so ugly, that it forced the penguins to devise a plan.
The penguins all agreed to jump into the water when no one was watching, which was only in the brief moments when a school tour ended. In the water, they found the drain and lifted it open. A gush of water shot out of the pool and the penguins rode the wave.
They could taste the fresh air! But just before they reached the outside, they were caught. They were put back in the enclosure and just as the penguins thought it couldn’t get any worse, they realized they pool was now empty, and all because of their attempted escape.
They made a plan that involved needing to break the glass. There was a spike of ice that Dasher broke off and used to smash a hole in the thick glass that the penguins could jump through.
A visitor came past just at the right moment and the penguins hitched a ride in his backpack.
After the visitor had seen all of the enclosures and spent an awful amount of time in the gift shop, he finally left the aquarium, allowing the penguins to escape once and for all.
Dasher said, ‘we should go and see this girlfriend Blaze has been talking so much about’. And they couldn’t agree more. They set off to the ocean where a big current took them all the way to Antarctica.
It didn’t take long to find Blaze’s girlfriend because she was waiting on the edge of an iceberg. Blaze and his girlfriend waddled off into the sunset.
All About Robo Bunny
By Josh McColl-Jones
Once there was a bunny who was a robot. Robo Bunny 2000 was very adventurous. One day Robo Bunny was going somewhere when he saw other robots.
The robots were hunters! They saw Robo Bunny and chased him. Then Robo Bunny tripped and fell into a flying car - the doors closed automatically.
The robot hunters threw a spear at the car and went like “ARRRGHHH”.
One of them shouted, “We’ll get him next time.”
Then Robo Bunny flew somewhere safe, and stopped the flying car. But the car stopped so suddenly that Robo Bunny went flying through the window and crashed to the ground.
So Robo Bunny got up and saw that he was in the middle of nowhere. He ran as fast as he could, jumped back in the car, and went back to his normal land.
At the Zoo
By David Yang
I invited my friends to have a sleep over at the zoo. Then I said, “We all have to choose an animal to share an enclosure with and I choose first.”
I chose the bunnies because they are really cuddly and fluffy. I slept well that night, so did my friends.
The next morning when I woke up I saw two rabbits, each holding a carrot. They are giving me breakfast. I like rabbits so much!
The rest of my friends slept with the polar bears because they are very warm with long, fluffy fur.
Then all of a sudden, a bunny was born. I was really excited because now it shares a birthday with me. I felt so crazy that I bumped my head on the wall. A minute later, I went to eat breakfast with my friends.
We ate delicious cupcakes and normal cakes.
In The Zoo
By Olga Chen
One day, when I was trying to get out of the zoo, the door was locked. I tried to get out, but it did not work.
So I said, “I will find a spot to sleep in the zoo.”
I started looking for a spot to sleep in the zoo. But I kept looking and finding bad spots to sleep. So I went to the bears’ place. The bear was asleep and it did not stop sleeping when I touched it. So I used its fur as my blanket.
The next morning, the bear woke up early. The door was unlocked and I could go home.
Introduction to a Chapter Book
I was flying high at dusk, soaring through the clouds, staring at the beautiful view of the sun. spying down at the furthest green trees. On the horizon, I saw other larger wings flapping towards me as I lowered myself down. Other red giants flew into the sky as our fire lit up the skies. Our fellow brown friends came to us from miles away tracking our hot beam of light. Other mystical creatures came from the sea, land and sky roaring the planet to our full potential.
Every year all the great animals would gather to the imperial palace where the first mystical creature was born on this planet. The animal, called The Wings of Fire, was a Phoenix that flamed our old cold planet to a burst of nature and animals that landed in every land.
I was one of the fires. I barely beamed the sky as I was learning the ways of the others in my first royal meeting. My friends were watching underneath me as we gathered more animals to the gathering of the year.
Lucy the Giraffe Pirate
Once upon a time there was a pirate giraffe named Lucy.She didn’t wear a pirate hat. Instead she wore a top hat.
One day a fairy from Upside-Down Land passed the pirate ship and left fairy dust all over the pirate ship.A second later everybody started crying!
Lucy had to find out what was wrong but then she remembered the fairy that had passed by. No wonder! The fairy had put fairy dust all over the pirate ship. She must have tried to be naughty.
“I have to find the Fairy Queen. She will have the cure for this!” Lucy said.
Off Lucy went with her backpack, steering the ship through storms and lightning till finally she reached Fairy Land. She left the ship at the dock. She went through the pink gate and then a land of happiness appeared. It was wonderful.
Although she really wanted to get some fairy floss, she knew she had to get to the fairy queen’s castle. So she went on.
When she got to the fairy queen, she asked her for the cure. Then she quickly went back and put the magic potion all over everybody. Everybody stopped crying and went back to normal. Then they lived happily ever after.
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