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Imagination showcase

Amazing examples of stories written by children and young people from our writing labs and school partners.

The way you stick to the wall it makes me want to stick to football practice. ...

This week's feature story

Ode to Blue Tack by Joshua

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More stories - watch, read, listen, enjoy!

By Aamna, Ishaq and Silvia

Chicken Shop

One of the excellent comedy sketches written by children from Swanlea School in Tower Hamlets. The young writers were part of an exciting project celebrating the 50th anniversary of Monty Python's Flying Circus, in partnership with BBC History.

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Written by children at Randal Cremer

An Alien Romance

This is a story about two alien pets and their owners. Disaster seems imminent, but will their determined owners save the day? Find out in this story written by children from Randal Cremer Primary School.

More Alien Romances

Ben Folds and special guests sing The Enemies

The Enemies, by Ben Fold, lyrics by Zayd. Percussion and backing vocals by Alicia Witt and Gracie Folds. Share More Air is a unique collaboration between Communion Records, the Ministry of Stories and 56 children aged 8-13 from east London.

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I knew that Hoxton Street Monster Supplies was weird but I didn’t know it was this weird. Eyeballs in jars, zombie farts ...

By Reem, year 9

Gothic writing workshops

More gothic writing

By Ben Folds, lyrics by Zayd

The Enemies

Share More Air is a unique collaboration between Communion Records, the Ministry of Stories and 56 children aged 8-13 from east London. The album is about cats on missions, friends and enemies, and loving your mum.

Written and read by Tyrese

Spy Pig

Spy Pig is a secret agent on a mission to save thousands of people trapped behind a mystery door! Written and read by Tyrese. Edited by Nigel Powell.

Some of the best stories are written by children...

By 56 children working with Communion Records

Share More Air

Share More Air is a unique collaboration between Communion Records, the Ministry of Stories and 56 children aged 8-13 from east London. The album is about cats on missions, friends and enemies, and loving your mum.

About Share More Air

Written by children in the lab!

The World is an Avocado

These 35 unique adventures will transport you through lands of fire and dragons. You'll meet greedy unicorns and pig presidents, and help in the hunt for missing emojis and doughnuts. All written and read by children who attend out of school clubs at the Ministry of Stories.

Community writing labs

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