The Elephant Who Got Stuck in Our Fridge

For last year's Share a Story competition, Caitlin Yates wrote a bonkers adventure about The Elephant Who Got Stuck in Our Fridge. It was so bonkers that it won!

If you've got a brain full of bonkers stories, get ready to enter this year's competition which starts on the 5th of March!

My Crazy Hamster

Are you still wracking your noggin trying to think of an awesome story for this year's Share a Story competition? Still doodling so furiously that smoke is coming off the paper as you try to design the perfect character? Good! Keep at it! You've got until the competition goes live on the 5th of March to get everything ready...

If you do want to give your drawing hand and storytelling brain a little rest though, then check out My Crazy Hamster by Harry Bellman, one of last year's winners. Then back to the drawing (and writing) board!

Holey Moley!

Check out Holey Moley!, one of the winners from Share a Story 2014, written by Samuel Cousens.

If you want to see your amazing idea turned into an equally amazing animation and played on the CITV channel, then get ready for this year's Share a Story competition which starts on the 5th of March.

Keep watching CITV and the CITV website for more details!

My Magic Football

The Share a Story inspiration for today is My Magic Football by Tyler Neal!

This year's Share a Story competition kicks off on the 5th of March, so get your ideas ready!

Bailey the Extraordinary Burping Fish

CITV's Share a Story competition starts on the 5th March this year. While you're sharpening your pencils and getting your amazing ideas ready, we're going to put all of last year's winning animations online. Check back here every few days for some more inspiration!

For today, enjoy the brilliant Bailey the Extraordinary Burping Fish by Ewan Chacksfield...

Share a Story 2015 is coming!

It’s almost time for Share a Story!

The competition that could turn your stories into animations on CITV is back for another year. And it all starts right here, at 2pm on World Book Day - that’s Thursday 5th March!

To kick things off, there’ll be a special online launch programme, full of hints and tips to get you making world-class stories. Featuring top advice from past Share a Story winners, you won’t want to miss it!

So make sure you’re right here from 2pm on World Book Day!

Santa's Surprise by Niamh McManus

Niamh’s story was selected from hundreds of entries, she came into CITV to voice her story and meet the team. So check out her fantastic Text Santa Christmas Share a Story winning animation!

And don't forget to watch Text Santa on December 19th from 8pm where Ant and Dec kick off the charity appeal extravaganza on ITV.

Go to for more details on how you can get involved.

Frank Lampard Meets Text Santa Share a Story Winner!

Meet our winner, nine year old Niamh McManus!

CITV Share a Story and Text Santa teamed up to create a fantastic competition in support of ITV's Text Santa charity appeal. We invited Frank Lampard to join our final judging panel and to meet the ultimate winner. Check out our behind the scenes film from her winner's day and keep​ watching CITV​ to see the finished animation "Santa's Surprise".

Well done Niamh!