Tiny Tales @ PPL: WINNING STORIES!

We had some wonderful submissions for our Tiny Tales contest during Children’s Book Week.  Here are the winning stories from each site.  Read and enjoy!

CENTRAL

My name is phill the hamburger.  As hamburgers know you start on a grill.  My friend fry is greased AKA deep fried.  I work at In-N-Out, But for some reason my friends say you only work once.  I wonder why?  Uh oh I think I'm about to find out.  Someone is walking up to the counter. By Jack, age 10
My name is phill the hamburger. As hamburgers know you start on a grill. My friend fry is greased AKA deep fried. I work at In-N-Out, But for some reason my friends say you only work once. I wonder why? Uh oh I think I’m about to find out. Someone is walking up to the counter.
By Jack, age 10

ALLENDALE

Once Opon a time, there was a Praying Mantis he was very hungry.  He was in the jungle but there was no food.  So, he went hunting.  Then suddenly he saw a wandering spider learing up of him!  The praying Mantis and the spider fought a battle he ate him the praying mantis is king.
Once Opon a time, there was a Praying Mantis he was very hungry. He was in the jungle but there was no food. So, he went hunting. Then suddenly he saw a wandering spider learing up of him! The praying Mantis and the spider fought a battle he ate him the praying mantis is king.
by Abel, age 8

HASTINGS

Once there lived a little girl named Lucy R.  One day while she was walking down the street she got lost.  Then she found a library and a very kind and nice librarian helped her find her way back home.  After that the librarian and Lucy became very good friends.  THE END by Megan, age 8
Once there lived a little girl named Lucy R. One day while she was walking down the street she got lost. Then she found a library and a very kind and nice librarian helped her find her way back home. After that the librarian and Lucy became very good friends. THE END
by Megan, age 8

HILL

Hill Winner Katherine
There once was a tiger who was always stuck in side her cave. One day she came out and she didn’t know what was out there, so she was just wondering where she was. But where she lived was being attacked by meteors, and lava. And then she saw the sun and spread out her wings and flew to the tomorrow.
by Katherine, age 10

LAMANDA PARK

Lamanda Winner Alicia
Long ago, there was a boy. When he ate, he made a big mess everywhere. One day, when he finished eating, a big swarm of ants burst out of the walls. They ate everything on the floor. The boy was so frightened that he ran upstairs. Then he promised to be neat and tidy forever.
by Alicia, age 9

LA PINTORESCA

There was a butler who's name was Butchey.  He was tired of working for King Robles and Prince Goyahkla.  Both of them push Butchey too hard.  The next morning, Butchey quit.  At9:56 P.M. Butchey was driving to his mom's.  But he was driving fast.  So he got in an accedint.  He haunted Robles. by Michelle, age 11
There was a butler who’s name was Butchey. He was tired of working for King Robles and Prince Goyahkla. Both of them push Butchey too hard. The next morning, Butchey quit. At9:56 P.M. Butchey was driving to his mom’s. But he was driving fast. So he got in an accedint. He haunted Robles.
by Michelle, age 11

SAN RAFAEL

San Rafael Winner Rachael 1
Help! A green hand is grabbing for me! I’m reading my favorite book of poetry, but now I’m too scared to even think! I keep on reading my poetry book. The slobbery green hand grabs me! It looks like an alien! I throw my book in the air. He reads it. Now we are BFF’s!
by Rachael, age 9

SANTA CATALINA

Santa Cat Winner Kelly
Once upon a time there was one girl in the world. She was sad. There were no people who knew her name. All she had was food, water, and clothes. She always walked around ……finally she found a….., book. She got tired and she saw the book. It said, “This is Ruby,” That’s My Name!
by Kelly (Kyoungeun), age 9

VILLA PARKE

Winner Villa Parke
Once there lived a dragon. He saw a prinsses with a pink gown. He loved the priness so he got a flower for he and flew to her. She saw the dragon and the dragon gave her the flower. She knew he loved her so she said, “I will keep you as a pet.”
by Erika, age 10

 

Jennifer Driscoll

Jennifer D. is a Senior Librarian of Youth Services . When she was young, she was once grounded for reading too much. Things haven’t changed much since then and she loves escaping into a good story. When she’s not reading she enjoys watching old musicals, scouring flea markets, taking way too many photos and letterpressing. If she could have any pet she wanted she would have a wombat or a manatee.

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