Short story written by: M. Gabriela Reyes (8 years old)

Once upon a time there was an orange called Ory who met a magician. The magician told Ory that he was going to grant her three wishes.

Ory´s first wish was to be bigger, -”your wish is granted” – said the magician, but Ory´s second wish was not that good:




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In the fairies kingdom lived a young girl called Claire and was known as the ugly fairy. She was 17 years old, and had been hiding at home during all her life because she was ashamed of her aspect.

The ugly fairy was only leaving her house once a month to go to the fairies ceremony, where the old fairies were sharing their knowledge and experiences with the rest of the fairies.


Claire was always wearing a mask, when she was going out to rescue a child on a mission, the child always ended up saying to Claire: “Go away, go away ugly fairy”, and the poor fairy was always very sad. Continue reading…


Once upon a time there was a horse called Mushry. His parents named him Mushry when they found out that his body was full of mushrooms.

He didn´t worry about the mushrooms when he was small, it was normal for him. But when he grew and started the school the other horses made fun of him and Mushry felt really alone.


One day, a horse called Tommy approached Mushry and said: “Hi Mushry, do you want to be my friend?” – “Of course!”- said Mushry, and started talking. Tommy asked him about the mushrooms on his body and Mushry told him the story. Continue reading…


Once upon a time there was a boy who had felt inferior to the others since he was small. His results in class were worst than the results of the rest, and everybody in school used to make fun of him because he was too clumsy.

Sometimes he fell down playing football, and the other children used to laugh and said: “Paul you are so clumsy!


This kind of things were not good for Paul, every time that somebody was making fun of him, Paul was on defensive. Continue reading…


Wing was an inexpert airplane because it was too young, he hadn´t made his first flight yet. Was beautiful, with big wings, but he was special, even being fully equiped, was scared of flying.


One day, a young pilot asked him: “Wing, do you want me to be the pilot on your first flight?” Wing, surprised because of the question said; “I would love to, but I can´t”. The young Pilot was confused, no plane had rejected fly with him before, so he asked: “Why can´t you fly?”. Continue reading…


There once was a lemon called Littlelemon who lived in the refrigerator of a Spanish house. This lemon was so sweet that when the family saw it decided to leave it to make a wonderful cake with it.


Littlelemon realized he was special, but he didn’t want to be different, he started to cry because he just wanted to be normal, like other lemons.  “Buaaaaaaah, I just want to be a normal lemon, buaaaaaaaah,” he cried. Continue reading…


Children’s story written by María José López Muñoz, 19

Once upon a time there was a little bright star. Everyone called her Red because of her particularly bright red color. She was the first star to come out at night, and everyone believed in her. People would look up to the skies and ask for wishes, and Red, through her special magic, would make every wish come true.

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One night, Red received a strange request from a little girl that confused and puzzled her: the little girl wanted a guardian angel.

The little star searched all over but was not able to find an angel for the little girl. She gave the little girl a best friend, but realized that was not what the girl had requested. It was the first time the little star was not able to make someone’s wish come true. Continue reading…


There was once a twelve-year-old girl named Pippi, who really liked amusement parks even though she had never been to one.  Her parents had never let her go because they said they were very dangerous, but they would make an exception on her birthday and take her to the biggest amusement park of them all.

So on Pippi’s birthday, her parents bought her an all-day ticket for the park. Pippi was very happy about that, as you can imagine.

When she got there, Pippi’s jaw dropped in amazement at the amount of rides, and just how big the park actually was. Pippi and her sister ran to a new ride that had just been opened - the biggest rollercoaster in the world.

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Just as they were about to get on, Pippi felt a fluttering in her tummy that made her stop in her tracks…

“Come on, Pippi! Get on, it’s about to go!” cried her sister. Continue reading…