By Emma, 11
One day I
entered a race and if I won I could enter a competition around the
world! The race started at ten o'clock . When I arrived at the swimming
pool I was really nervous, my hands were shaking and my forehead
was covered in sweat.
It was two minutes
to ten and I was standing on the diving block, then I heard the
whistle and I dived in. After four minutes I had done fifteen lengths,
I only had one left to go. When the race had finished I soon realized
that I had won!
It was two weeks later
and the big race was tomorrow. I was at the starting line and my
heart was bumping as fast as a cheetah's foot pattering on the dusty
ground. Then I heard the klaxon. I was about one quarter of the
way around and I was in fifth position which wasn't bad.
When I brought my
head up to breathe I noticed I was on my own, there was no one in
front of me or behind me, I thought I must have took a wrong turn,
but I didn't know which way to go so I swam to the left.
About half an hour
later, I was swimming along and suddenly I bashed my head on something
so hard I was knocked unconcious. Eventually, I woke up and I was
lying on an island. It as scorching hot and the sand was as white
as milk, and the sea was clear blue. I could see myself enjoying