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John Dyer Exhibition I Official Limited Edition Print I Art & Storytelling Competition

‘Tall Ships’ by Kieran, Age 9 Years

One day a boy called Jeff was waiting for his father to come home. He was a sailor on a tall ship and had been away for three months and his ship was arriving in the harbour the following day.

Jeff was extremely excited because the town was preparing to celebrate the ships coming home. They were decorating the town with bunting and sweet smelling roses. The town was full of people busily passing by. There was a joyful atmosphere even though it was very crowded.

That night Jeff could hardly sleep. He couldn’t wait till the next morning when his father would be home and he could hug him and tell him how much he missed him. He was looking forward to seeing the fireworks light up the night sky as they fizzed, popped and whizzed…



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