the children's story
Monday 06 May 1996
Upon the eye
I see the sky
Winking and blinking
Blue and white
Just like a kite.
Jamie Buckley, aged 6,
Muswell Hill, London.
The Weather is rain, sleet, clouds, sun, thunder, lightning, and mist.
Imagine being in a boat when all this weather was together....
Because think of all that thunder and lightning and rain...
Sabina Sheehan, aged 8,
Neath, West Glamorgan.
The Children's Story welcomes unpublished stories of up to 400 words by children under 16. We are unable to accept whole class entries from schools. Send to Wendy Berliner, Children's Story, Section Two, the 'Independent', 1 Canada Square, London E14 5DL.
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