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Student’s story produced following a visit from Kathryn White

During Kathryn White’s recent visit to West Acton Primary School one of the students produced this wonderful story which he has allowed us to share.

 

The Scary Seas

Written by Mohamed E, West Acton Primary

 

Once upon a time I went camping under the sea! I went camping in the water with my friend. I felt worried and nervous as I laid by tent on the wet, sandy floor. Then I ate my breakfast and felt much better. It was rice crispies and of course I had them with salty water instead of milk.

 

As I was eating, I saw a merman hiding from killer whales. I peered at them all from my tent. A school of fish swam across  the scene and sharks then added to the cacophony. My goggles fell off and all of a sudden I couldn’t see for a moment…but, then I saw a light. It had telekinesis and gave me my goggles back!

 

I could see the light now and in fact, once those goggles were in place I could see it was a not a light but an underwater sorcerer. He told me he wanted me to save the world. “I’m not strong enough to fight for the world I replied. The sorcerer answered “I can turn you in to a strong sea creature with an enchanted spell! Ummmsa-tikyaa-ra-na-fo-lioro-taji!”

 

As the spell worked its magic on me, I turned into an actual, ferocious (but very cool) sea dragon. I started roaring at the killer whales and sharks and got their attention. Evil sea goblins were watching the sharks and killer whales and put their fingers in their ears to stop the loud sound. I moved forward and trod on them like they were ants being squashed by giant dinosaurs that eat elephants!

 

Suddenly, from the corner of my eye, I saw my friend Lucas transform into a sea snake. The sorcerer had put a spell on him too! I called him the Serpent of the Sea. He was a metal snake with a horn and was 7 feet long. He was made of a golden steel. His eyes were red and he spat out green fire.


Just then, I woke up – the sea camping was gone and I was on a boat. A pirate boat! I saw an angry pirate crew looking at the sky. Aliens were there and it was an alien and pirate battle. “Charge” they yelled. “Drill bit blitz” I yelled and they found us flamethrowers to attack. I used my hyper-beam power to fight back. Just then, the fight finished and an old man, maybe it was the captain of the boat, screeched “You have done it!” 

I looked at the man and realised it was the sorcerer from under the sea. He had brought me here to fight in this fight to save the world! “Just because you have saved us all, you can keep your powers” he said to me. 

“Well then if there is any more trouble just call my name,” I replied.

And that’s how my sea adventure turned me into a hero of the world.

 

 

Fantastic work Mohamed!

 

Have your pupils/your child produced some work during one of our author visits they would like to share on our website? Send it in to yvonne@caboodlebooks.co.uk

 

Want to organise for an author or poet to visit your school and run writing workshops to inspire students? Please contact Trevor Wilson on +44 (0) 1535 656015, or email him at trevor@caboodlebooks.co.uk

Kathryn White
"A big thank you, Kathryn for your time at KES Pre-Prep. The children had a wonderful morning full of imaginative play and creativity. You brought your characters to life in ways that truly captured the children's imagination not to mention getting me to wear big yellow trousers and a floppy hat! Look forward to you coming back."
- Stuart Boydell, King Edward's Pre-Prep, Bath, Somerset