This is a short story that I wrote in year 4 about a boy and how his dog ran away, and how he went seraching for him only to find that the dog was pursuing another female dog.
Once upon a time, there lived a 12-year-old boy called Mathew. He lived with his parents and his dog, Max, in New York. One day, Mathew went out to play with Max, but he was nowhere to be found. "He's probably playing a trick on me," thought Mathew, so he started looking for him. For more than two hours, Mathew turned the house and backyard upside-down but he still could not find Max. Mathew told his parents about this. They told him that he might have run away. Mathew was extremely upset about what had happened. When he went to bed, he could not sleep a wink. Just after midnight, he decided to leave home and look for Max.
As quietly as he could, Mathew jumped out of the window and started searching for Max in one of the biggest cities in the world. In the dark, cold and endless streets of New York, Mathew walked, searching, calling Max's name and whistling his secret tune every now and then. A while later, Mathew saw a tall, young man coming towards him. He came up to Mathew and asked him who he was and what he was doing there. Mathew replied by saying his name and that he was searching for his lost dog. The man looked at him strangely, and finally agreed to help Mathew with his search. Mathew thanked him and asked for his name, which happened to be David. After introducing each other, Mathew and David continued to search for Max.
It was about 5:00am, when they...