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1. 'Matilda'

2. 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'

3. 'Danny the Champion of the World'

4. 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'

5. 'charlotte's web'

great story openings

Look at these good story openings taken from famous narratives. Which story openings do you enjoy?

6. 'framed'

1. 'Matilda', Roald Dahl

It’s a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful.

2. 'The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe', C.S. Lewis

Once there were four children whose names were Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy. This story is about something that heppened to them when they were sent away from London during the war because of the air raids.

3. 'Danny the champion of the world' Roald Dahl

When I was four months old, my mother died suddenly and my father was left to look after me all by himself.

4. 'Harry Potter and the order of the phoenix', J.K.Rowling

The hottest day of the summer so far was drawing to a close and a drowsy silence lay over the large, square houses of Privet Drive.

5. 'Charlotte's Web', E.B.White

“Where’s Papa going with that axe?” said Fern to her mother as they were setting down the table for breakfast. “Out to the hoghouse,” replied Mrs Arable, “some pigs were born last night.” “I don’t see why he needs an axe,” continued Fern, who was only eight. “Well,” said her mother, “one of her pigs is a runt…

5. 'Framed', Frank Cottrell Boyce

You’ve probably never heard of Vincenzo Perugia. But we all know about him. He was a famous art thief and we used to be in the same line of work. My sister Minnie even had a picture of him on her bedroom wall. She reckons that when Vincenzo stole the Mona Lisa from the Louvre museum in Paris on 21 August 1911, that was the most immensely perfect crime ever.