In the King-Smith household the clock was ticking for school, and Sam was downstairs eating beans on toast for breakfast to give him an energy boost before a long day of lessons.
As he cycled, and approached the school gates, he saw something red out the corner of his eye, in some long grass. What could it be? It started to look bigger, and move faster.
As Sam entered the gates at school, he could see it was a red fierce looking snake.
He quickly parked his bike and ran into the office to tell the teachers, who came out to capture the snake. It turned out to be a pet which had escaped from a nearby house. "Phew", thought Sam.
Each week we are taking part in 'The 100 Word Challenge' to be creative and expressive with our writing.