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Advice from an Old Snail

‘Take your time, but don’t take a lifetime,’ said the old snail to his grandson. ‘For there are many years to come and you’ll want to experience freedom. But you may never know where you might be, and there are … Continue reading

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Empathy and the Snail

I think I might just squish this snail so it’s out of sight. But if I do it might scream and wail and I don’t think that’s right. I might not hear it from afar, but I’m sure that’s how … Continue reading

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BUURP

“No one will listen to me I just want some attention please I know I am quite small And that you are really tall But  I can’t keep yelling anymore.” “What can I do? What can I do? What can … Continue reading

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A SNOTTY NOSED CREATURE

A Snotty Nosed Creature came to visit me some time after three. He gave me boogers that were green and dangled to my knees. Mum chased me around the house and said, “wipe your nose with this tissue, please.” A Hungry Creature came to visit me at about a … Continue reading

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I LIKE GREEN PEAS

I like green peas for breakfast, I like green peas for brunch. I’ll have green peas, yes please, I’ll have green peas for lunch. I like green peas for dinner, I like green peas with tea, I like green peas with … Continue reading

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MESSAGE IN THE BOTTLE

I got the message in the bottle from the turtle in the sea. He said he had been swimming around and watching me. He said he liked my flippers, and could he have them please. For his were only half … Continue reading

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UPSIDE DOWN STAN

Upside down Stan walked on his hands for a view of the world that was somewhat unusual and out of the ordinary and not quite the norm.

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IRIS

Iris was looking for her talent in so many places when little did she realise that she was the one that gave colour to the eyes in our faces. But she continued to search for her talent she yearned, without … Continue reading

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LUCKY

Lucky, the criminal by nature is Lucky The Criminal by night. When you thought you had finally caught him you realised he was just out of sight. They say he stole the moon that night for despite their searching eyes … Continue reading

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LAZY BONES

Lazy Bones was his name. He was bone lazy and full of bones. He was so bony and so lazy that people thought, “How could someone who is so lazy be so bony?” And others thought, “How could someone who … Continue reading

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