The Story Planet logo is in the top middle of the page, Text in the middle of the page reads: "presents Young Authors making Best Sellers." There's a pink triangle in the top left corner, and a light blue circle that goes partly off-screen, a small yellow/orange circle is in the bottom right.

The Magic Cave, by Mingyan

The Story Planet logo is in the top middle of the page, Text in the middle of the page reads: "presents Young Authors making Best Sellers." There's a pink triangle in the top left corner, and a light blue circle that goes partly off-screen, a small yellow/orange circle is in the bottom right.

One day William, Benjamin, and Mia got lost in a forest and found a magic cave and inside were many books. They picked one up and they wished they could go where the story was and then they accidentally went inside the book. 

The book was about a very large forest and the friends need to go on a mission to find a magic harp. When one person plays the harp, whatever the other person thinks begins to happen.

A human with a very, very small heart, four times smaller than a regular heart, put the harp inside a hole which had a tunnel. Where it was deepest is where the harp was. But there was a booby trap that had freezing rays and fire guns. 

Inside the cave there was a riddle on a piece of wood that led the kids to the hole.

When they got there they read the riddle again and it said, “The hole is full of traps. Go with your bravery, never stop with your heart.”

The bad guy followed them, but he stepped on the freezing rays and, ‘bzzz’, got frozen. The friends bent down so they didn’t get frozen too, and passed the fire guns, but Mia and Benjamin got hit by the fire gun and were toasted!

Willam grabbed the harp, and Mia and Benjamin began to sing together while Willam played. 

“I wish, I wish I was back home uh, uh, uh uh uh…”

They all got home and the bad guy came home too and his mom waited for twelve hours for him to be unfrozen. The bad guy never set booby traps again!

A Day in the Life of Bob Sam Junior, written by Amir, Arsheen, Diya, Kyla + more

A green volcano is eruping molten gummy candy with gummy worms and candy flying out. There's a yellow sun in the top right corner and a "Breaking News" sign in the top left.

One morning, Bob Sam Junior woke up and ate a cake for breakfast (which they made themselves). They then went back to sleep, woke up, made a cake, ate the cake, and went to bed again. They did this three times before getting up for the day. So it was a pretty typical start of the day for Bob.

It was 8 a.m. by the time Bob Sam Junior finally left their house, and they had to open their bakery for 9 a.m.. Bob Sam Junior went to open their bakery for the day, letting the other chefs in. Bob Sam Junior then started working on their computer, while the other chefs began to prepare the day’s food.

By the time Bob finished their computer work, it was time for lunch. They called up their friend Panda to ask if Panda could sneak Bob food from the Golden Panda Buffet (which was located right next door). Panda put together a takeout container of salad, and snuck it out to Bob Sam Junior. But Bob Sam Junior was STILL hungry, even with all the cakes they’d eaten that morning. They wanted to sneak into the restaurant to eat EVEN MORE of that delicious Golden Panda Buffet food! 

Bob started to sneak into the Golden Panda Buffet. But just as they took their first step, they accidentally stepped on the foot of Panda King—the owner of the Golden Panda Buffet, and Bob Sam’s younger brother!

Bob Sam Junior heard the sound of the gummy volcanoes erupting. They looked outside and saw a volcano bursting out of the ground! So Bob Sam Junior immediately knew they had to get to their secret bunker to stay safe.

Bob Sam Junior’s bunker was made out of sponge cake, so any gummy lava would just bounce off the sides. But what Bob Sam Junior didn’t know was that Panda King had made a hole in the side of their bunker. The bunker had been sabotaged! The gummy lava started leaking into the bunker! And Bob Sam Junior fell into the hole! 

Bob Sam Junior started quickly baking a cake as they were falling, and threw the cake into the gummy lava. The cake fell into the lava, and the gummy lava started retreating. The lava didn’t like the cake!

Some of the lava touched Bob Sam Junior and Bob Sam Junior became enraged. They started furiously rage baking, making cakes fueled by the power of their rage! 

Their rage cakes were perfect and started pushing the lava back. When the cakes and lava combined, they made EXPLOSIVE LAVA CAKE! The cake exploded, sending Bob Sam Junior and the lava flying back. But as the lava pulled back, it revealed something that had been hidden inside of the gummy lava…Bob Sam Junior’s parents!

Bob Sam Junior’s parents stepped out of the lava. 

“Mom?” Bob said. “And Dad?!” 

Bob’s parents said, “Thank you for saving us from the lava. There’s something we need to tell you. Bob, your name is actually not Bob, it’s Kronos! And you have powers you might not have known about!” 

They also took out a costume for Bob Sam to wear, now that they knew the truth.

Bob Sam Junior ate one of the remaining pieces of cake to gain jumping powers. Bob Sam Junior ate another cake to get fighting and healing powers. Then another piece of cake to gain flight, invisibility and speed powers. And their rage baking abilities grew even stronger.

Bob Sam Junior, using their new powers, started baking lava cakes and brought them to life. These animated cakes started saying, “Eat me! Eat me!” 

And Bob Sam Junior planned to use them to help people and fight bad guys. Bob Sam Junior also made some really good cakes to hand out to nice people (and Bob Sam Junior also used the animated cakes to finally get into the Golden Panda Buffet).

Bob Sam Junior has two lives now: one as the famous baker Bob Sam Junior and another as the hero Kronos! Bob Sam Junior flew around the world with their parents to help people and compete in baking competitions. They traveled all around the world—even to Canada!