Obese Children

Heart disease. Diabetes. High cholesterol. No, these aren’t just issues facing adults. These are diseases facing children with childhood obesity. Good morning everyone. My name is Lauren and I am here at the annual Childhood Obesity Conference as the voice of future generations of children who will face a life ruined by obesity. It will […]

That Horrible Moment

Leaves whistling, windows slamming. The piercing sound of the wind hurts my ears. Mum warned my family about the tornado coming towards Graceville. Never have I been in this situation before. This is terrifying. Close to our house, there is a volcano. Looking outside my window, I could see the volcano erupting. The black smoke […]

It’s My Birthday Party

I am 9 years old today. It’s a special day because I have a birthday party to host and I have many friends coming. Nearly everyone from my class is coming because I could not choose 12 friends. It was hard so mum let me invite everyone. I think there will be 25 people coming. […]

War Zone Alert 2

The air is polluted with thick black smelly smog. My body is in shock. Shocked to see, hear and smell everything around me. I could hear sirens from a distance, but struggle to accept my surrounding’s. I feel depressed, emotionless and confused. I desperately need fresh air, but the air is so polluted. I find […]


There was two boys named James and Adam. They were best friends and would do everything together. It was their dream to become the fastest man on earth. When they were little, they always played dress up like superheroes. They named themselves Team Flash. They were fast, quick, strong and brave, just like fireman that […]

Knock Knock….Who’s There?

Alice’s mum had just left home this morning for a two week holiday. “Bye mum!” said Alice with lots of love. She was all alone at home, not knowing what might possibly go wrong. She just finished high school. Touch wood! Hearing the trees whistling and the windows slamming made Alice feel uncomfortable. Alice felt […]

Sunshine and Rain

I like sunshine because it is bright. It keeps me warm. When I wake up in the morning and see the sun, I am happy. It means I can play in the playground. I like to play soccer. I am the goal keeper but it can get boring sometimes. When the sun is here, the […]

The Naughty Sister

Bill moved into his new house and was excited about his new room. His window looks into the park across the road. He helped his mum moved lots of boxes. Bill suddenly heard a strange noise and went to search around the house. There was no sign of anything downstairs so Bill went to search […]

Dogs Are Better Than Cats

I really like dogs and I hope you like them too. Dogs are friendly and fun. They are active and I like to play fetch with them. They have lots of energy and run after everything. They always listen to me and follow me around. Dogs keep me fit too. We exercise together. They do […]

No Ordinary Boy

“Hey, how’s it going?” Asked Andy, one of Jordan’s friends. “Pretty bad because it’s the first day at high school.” Said Jordan frowning. I have already been pushed around and bullied once, maybe twice.  My name is Jordan Smith. It’s been such a quick year and now I’m a teenager in high school. Uncle Joe […]