But Not My Gran – Greta Yorke
1000 words Children 4 – 7 years
Having an unusual gran means life is seldom dull but what happened on a trip to the seaside was unbelievable even for her!
This story is included in the collection Read It Again
Most grans walk to visit you, or come by bus or car, but not my gran oh no! She zoomed up on her silver scooter. She had come to take me to the beach for a picnic. I put on my helmet and off we went. It was great whizzing along behind Gran. We drove out of town, through the lumpy bumpy countryside and on to the splishy splashy sea.
Read It Again – 20 Stories for Children of All Ages
20 stories to enrich the lives of children. This book contains stories for both younger and older children. Always have a story to read at bedtime, whatever their age.
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The Dummy Snatcher – Greta Yorke
670 words Children 3 – 7 years
Little Max thinks he needs his dummy. Will The Dummy Fairy manage to convince him that she needs the dummy more than him when she takes him on an amazing journey? Will Max let his dummy go?
It was bedtime and, as usual, Max was hunting everywhere for his dummy as usual. “Why don’t you try to go to sleep without it tonight?” asked his Mum. “You’re a big boy now, you don’t need a dummy!” “I do need my dummy and I won’t sleep if I don’t have my dummy,” Max shouted as he searched his room.
The Grumpy Jester – Greta Yorke
750 words Children 5 -7 years
Jaxon the jester wakes up in a bad mood which is not good when your job is to make the Baron happy. Jaxon meets several people as he walks around the castle trying to keep out of the Baron’s way but will they be able to help him?
Jaxon the jester woke up and something was wrong. For the very first time he was in a very bad mood! Now Jaxon’s job was to make the Baron happy with jokes and funny stories. ‘Oh dear, I can’t go to the Baron like this,’ he said. He went walking round the castle hoping to get rid of his bad mood. First he went to the kitchen where Caitrin the cook was making apple pies.
The Woo in the Wild Woods – Greta Yorke
750 words Children 5 – 7 years
Adam has passed all his tests but can’t be a real wizard unless he has a familiar. He sets out to find the Woo in the Wild Woods who might be able to help him.
Adam had passed all his tests at wizard school and all his spells worked. He would be a junior wizard now but one thing was stopping this. A wizard needed a familiar, usually a cat, to help and protect him and Adam was allergic to furry animals. They gave him a horrible itchy rash. His friends tried to help but nothing worked.
Unlikely Hero – Greta Yorke
1800 words Children’s Story / Fairytale
After the beanstalk incident Jack was sad and he realised there were other sad people in Fairyland. When strange things happened he decided he might be able to do something about it.
Witch Magic – Greta Yorke
770 words Children 4 – 7 years
The little witches can’t find things which have strangely gone missing. Is it just because they are untidy or is there another reason?
Red Witch lost her spell book, she searched and searched around, all day long in every place the book could not be found. Now Red Witch was untidy that’s what everybody said so off to visit Blue Witch one little red witch sped.