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Grade 1
Fantasy/SciFi
Writing

Sparkle

by Meyly, Grade 1, 826LA

 Meyly is seven years old and lives in Los Angeles. She has a sister named Leyling. Meyly loves to play hide-and-seek and rock, paper, scissors. She likes to draw rabbits, flowers, and turkey. When Meyly grows up she wants to be a ballerina. Her favorite colors are pink, blue, red, white, purple, and gray.

My IF is a bunny made out of hard chocolate. She is small enough to fit in two hands. She is brown with small blue eyes. She has a white bow around her tail. The bow is also chocolate. She has big, BIG ears and a little, twitchy nose. 

She is nice to everybody. She loves to play. She likes to play board games. We hug a lot. She likes magic, but she can’t do magic. 

Sparkle lives in my room. She likes to hide under my bed. 

She’s just a normal bunny, but she’s made of chocolate and she loves me. 

We play tag. We cuddle. We climb on the couch and my bed. 

One day I came home and she was playing in my front yard. I gave her a carrot and she liked it a lot, so she came over to me. She ate the carrot all at once because she was hungry. After that, she came to my house and we were friends forever. 

She stays in my room all day and plays with my toys. Her favorite toy to play with is my stuffed animal rabbit. We like to play house. Sparkle eats ice cream. 

Sparkle’s favorite food is carrots. She only likes carrots!!! She hates broccoli! 

She is not afraid of anything!!! She is the bravest bunny that ever lived!

She wants the biggest carrot ever! She wants to eat it!

My favorite thing about Sparkle is that she loves me. She is really soft and nice to cuddle. 

Only my family and friends can see Sparkle. 

Her favorite color is brown.


ABOUT THE PROJECT 

With Paramount Pictures’ latest film IF as inspiration, children around the nation put pens to paper to bring their imaginary friends to life through writing. Together, 826 and Paramount Pictures published three books of youth writing inspired by the upcoming film, starring John Krasinski, Ryan Reynolds, Cailey Fleming, Louis Gossett Jr., Jon Stewart, Awkwafina, Maya Rudolph, and Steve Carell.

See the lesson that inspired the writing here. Learn more about the project here.

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