A Chemical Reaction
'The stagnant smell of chemicals filled Cath's room. We were experimenting with her personal chemistry set, the one she had gotten for her birthday.'
'Matthew was a normal boy. He was like all the others, he liked video games and he loved reading. He was ordinary until one day!'
Girls Can Play Football Too
'Kevena-Nicole (aka Kevena) was obsessed with football - she talked about and dreamt about football every day.'
One Sunny Morning in the Wet Green Rainforest
'One sunny morning in the wet green rainforest, there was a boy called Daniel. He had brown skin and curly black hair. He was very tall and he wore special red glasses. They were bendy so they helped him see all around the forest.'
Phoebe The First Person To Go Back In Time
'Once there was a girl called Phoebe. She was not good at English. Her handwriting was rubbish. When she was outside, she played with Rose and Tracy. They were very kind and caring. They played dinosaurs in Egypt.'
The Adventures of Creative Caya
'Hi! I'm Caya. I have cerebral palsy and have to wear splints. My mum thinks this makes me special. But I don't. I think what makes me special is this...'
The Boy Who Sees Sheep in the Road
'Darkness. Lightness. The world is separated into two shades. Lightness is the kind beings. Darkness isn't. When I was four, my world was light, now it is not. I am Matthew and this is my story.'
'One cold winter's day, I woke up like usual and yawned like usual then turned to face the mirror and jumped so far backwards that I fell out of the window... I looked down at my hands, I couldn't reach the window because I was a small Jack russell!'
Why Angel Can Dance
'Once upon a time there lived a little girl called Angel and she loved to dance [and] lots of people came to visit her and people watched her sing... Angel was going to sing for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.'
Wise Up Jennifer
'There was this girl called Jennifer. She thought crazy thoughts like... Polar bears are useless!'
It was so hard to pick these winners and runners-up, as the quality of every story was just so high. Thank you to all the children who entered and keep writing your stories!