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Madam-Conk

Story Starter/ Madam Conk

  Beyond the distant Seesaw Sea, time was new at Seldom See. A girl at Seldom See’s Gale Vale gathered leaves from hills and dale.     Her friends were creatures, plants and trees. She chatted with great big-mouth bees. Four stars that always lit the trees were Sol-Fa, Shift, Aglow and Glee.   At […]

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Story Starter/ Jester Bit

Jester Bit can not stop plotting. He looks for clues while he is thinking. He wears a pest vest and a hat. His scruffy boots look just like rats.     The think-tank sitting under Jester’s hat wonders this and ponders that. When his brainwaves start to flow, he wonders where all lost things go. […]

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Story Starter/ Doctor It

  The Flitlits praise their Doctor It. That’s short for Doctor Itsy Bit. His name seems very odd indeed, for the Flitits all agree that he is a rounded fellow. He’s soft and wobbly, like marshmallow.     He is a Dot Plot scientist. His deep home is The Puzzling Pit. Once, he lived life overground […]

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Story Starter/ DeBug Knitty-Nitty

Fussbut’s school bell chimed a chime. It was ‘Teach the Teacher’ time. The Fussbut Children’s School Committee had called in DeBug Knitty-Nitty.   DeBug is a clever fellow with four hands of golden yellow. He is known for being grumpy and for looking rather stumpy.   He lives and works with Doctor It at a […]

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Story Starter/ Posy Pomp

  There are shadows, dark as pitch, looming over Fussbut Ditch. This is where the Fussbut frogs try to brighten up their bog.   This houses frogs of many types – large and small, and some with stripes. And so, a special Hop-In Day was dreamed up by ‘The Queen of May’.   Posy Pomp, […]

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Jake-MacJake

Story Starter/Jake MacJake

Jake MacJake is fond of fashion. Dressing well is Jake’s big passion. His best-loved words are ‘pair’ and ‘double’. He’s not too fond of the word ‘trouble’.     He looks for clothes at shops and stalls. His stories hook up with them all. Jake MacJake has many capes and he feels safe among their […]

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Kingy-and-Queeny

Story Starter/ Queeny Squash

  Fussbut has a queen and king: Queeny Squash and Kingy Bling. They have a toddler, Princess Peachy, who bangs on drums and is so screechy.     Potty Palace is their home. It sits inside the Royal zone. The Royal zone, based at Plum Plot, houses such a topsy-turvy lot.     Queeny Squash […]

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Story Starter/ Kingy Bling

  When the snow lets go for a year or so, Fussbut winds decide to blow. The bulging streams flows to the sea. It’s always so at Seldom See.     Kingy Bling, at Potty Palace, searched for Royal parrot, Horace. “I’m perched right here,” squawked parrot Horace, who wore a ring of ninety carats. […]

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Story Starter/ Cookie Bang-Boom

  Cookie Bang-Boom is zippy and bright but can be wrong when she should be right. Imagine a bit between her teeth. A bit much like gold would be bold underneath.     In other words, she’s kind and caring but is also brave and daring. She is witty, loud and likes to sing, mostly […]

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Scuba-Salt

Story Starter/ Scuba Salt

The Flitlits met up one fine day to take a trip to Hot Plot Bay. Scuba Salt sat on Shock Rocks and felt them rumble, shake and knock.     Scuba’s home is at Hot Plot close to dinghies, boats and yachts. His folk, like all Salt folk before, have always felt drawn to the […]

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