Hide and Seek with Jacob and Lily
Written by St. Patrick’s National School Newbridge, Co. Kildare 6th Class
Translated and Illustrated by Serena, Claire and Amy
Jacob the kid was looking for his long-lost twin sister Lily in their house in Sydney, Australia. He was really worried because they were playing hide and seek. They started playing four days ago.!
“Lily where are you?” screamed Jacob to his pet Fred the Frog.
Jacob remembered Lily’s last hiding spot. It was in the toy chest that lay in the attic. He climbed up the ladder and into the attic, Fred hopping behind him.
Fred the frog jumped into the chest.
Fred turned into a magical toy chest! His frog tongue shot out of the chest and curled around Jacob’s waist. Jacob was sucked into the chest.
Moments later, Jacob jumped out of Fred and was surrounded by dragons and swamp monsters. Jacob shrieked and ran towards the nearest tree. He grabbed the stump and tried to climb.
“Oi!” said a voice in the harsh wind. “Get off me”.
“Where did that voice come from?” asked Jacob.
“It came from me,” replied John the Magical Tree.
Jacob leaped off the tree and said calmly, “Where am I?”
“You’re in a magical land, but a dark void has consumed it,” John informed Jacob.
“What the John!”
Suddenly Jacob heard a whisper from the neighbouring island. When he turned towards the voice Jacob saw a glimpse of Lily waving at him.
In an instant, Fred yanked Jacob into the chest and locked it.
One of the swamp monsters lifted Fred and brought him to the dungeon that was protected by dragons.
Fred shot Jacob out and threw him into a cage. When Jacob stood, he heard the squelching behind him…