Smorgasbord Short Story Festival 9th -12th June – Sir Chocolate and the Stolen Moon and Stars by Robbie and Michael Cheadle.

Thank you Sally Cronin from Smorgasbord for inviting Michael and I over for a visit and to share a story about Sir Chocolate.

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To delight us this morning, Robbie and her son, MichaelCheadle share their delightful fondant characters in another adventure. This is followed by Michael’s original story that inspired the poem.

Sir Chocolate and the stolen moon and stars

By Robbie and Michael Cheadle

It was an unusually clear and frigid night;
When instantly, out went all the light;
The moon and stars that usually shone;
Where suddenly, and most extraordinarily, gone.

Villagers thronged the street, gazing in shock;
Others hid inside and their doors did lock;
We need some help, they did declare;
To help us resolve this dark nightmare.

Sir Chocolate, our hero, quickly came to the fore;
Little knowing what this adventure held in store;
The stars and moon were very far away;
He prepared to set off the very next day.

A space rocket was what he would need;
To set about this interesting, but difficult, deed;

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14 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Short Story Festival 9th -12th June – Sir Chocolate and the Stolen Moon and Stars by Robbie and Michael Cheadle.

  1. Congratulations, Robbie! I love how you and Michael share the passion of writing and creating, together.

    BTW, I nominated you for the Liebster Award. The info is on my blog if you’d like to run with it. If not, no worries. Have a “sweet” day 🙂

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    1. Hi Mae, thank you very much. It is nice that Michael, Gregory and I are all involved. My husband helps with editing too. Congratulations on your award. I saw you post and I love your questions so I will participate. I will write it up this weekend.

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      1. Fantastic, Robbie! I look forward to seeing your answers. And I think it’s so wonderful that writing is a family project for you, your hubby and your boys! 🙂


    1. Thank you, Jacqui. It wasn’t planned at all. Michael and I just discuss ideas from time to time and sometimes he asks to write them down. From there we then work on a rhyming verse story and the fondant illustrations. Sometimes the artwork comes first and we think of a story to go with the creation.


      1. You both sound exceptional. And I’ll say, I teach a lot of kids K-8. By the time they get old enough to do what Michael does, they have lost interest in collaborating with parents. Kudos to both of you!

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