Guest author: Robbie Cheadle – Sir Chocolate and the Candy Dragon

On the day before Halloween,

Sir Chocolate was really busy,

Making candy and chocolate treats,

So fast it would make you dizzy.


Edible spiders and caterpillars,

A set of shortbread fingers,

His gingerbread tombstones

with a spicy smell that lingers.


His warehouse was completely full

with every kind of treat and snack,

Jelly bones and bloodshot eyeballs,

All piled up high in a stack.


That night Sir Chocolate felt weary,

As into bed he did climb,

Only one more day to go,

Until trick or treating time.


The next day poor Sir Chocolate

was awakened by a shout,

His warehouse had been raided,

By some mean and thieving lout.


Sir Chocolate was devastated,

His hard work was all gone,

Except for one shiny bat wing,

That on the empty floor shone.


Sir Chocolate and Lady Sweet

Searched from low to right up high,

Not one single clue was found

So they gave up with a sigh.

The Halloween candy was stolen,

The children’s fun would be spoiled,

It was a very sad thing after

our friends had worked and toiled.


Lady Sweet suddenly had an idea,

They could visit the three witches,

Hear No Evil, say No Evil and Do No Evil,

Might know who stole these riches.


The witches lived in a forest glade,

Their advice was always right,

Our pair set off to find them,

Soon their hat cottage was in sight.


The witches were expecting them,

and sat waiting on their porch,

Their ogre servant was so excited,

His single eye glowed like a torch.


The Candy Dragon is the culprit,

He loves to horde candy treasure,

He keeps it hidden in his home,

Where he can gloat over it at leisure.


Sir Chocolate set off to find him,

In his hide-away on the Chocolate Hill,

When they finally arrived there,

Everything was quiet and still.


The Candy Dragon soon appeared,

Looking more sheepish than scary,

He knew he had been naughty and

of Sir Chocolate’s reaction was leery.


Sir Chocolate made a smart suggestion,

As the dragon was really tearful,

He could go trick or treating with the children,

The thought made them both feel cheerful.


The Candy Dragon was agreeable,

To returning all the stolen candy,

Instead he would go trick or treating,

With a small girl by the name of Mandy.


He would get a collection of sweeties,

And in the processes make a friend,

A great idea of Sir Chocolate who

knows how the rules to bend.


The goodies were all brought back,

and each villager got a share,

There was plenty of candy to go round,

The distribution was most fair.


Later that night all the children,

Visited each house on every street,

Knocking on doors and getting sweets,

Nothing Halloween’s Eve can beat.


The dragon enjoyed himself hugely,

As at each house they all did call,

Sharing candy with his new friends,

Was the nicest thing of all.


8About the author

Robbie Cheadle was born in London in the United Kingdom. Her father died when she was three months old and her mother immigrated to South Africa with her tiny baby girl. Robbie has lived in Johannesburg, George and Cape Town in South Africa and attended fourteen different schools. This gave her lots of opportunities to meet new people and learn lots of social skills as she was frequently “the new girl”.

Robbie is a qualified Chartered Accountant and specialises in corporate finance with a specific interest in listed entities and stock markets. Robbie has written a number of publications on listing equities and debt instruments in Africa and foreign direct investment into Africa.

Robbie is married to Terence Cheadle and they have two lovely boys, Gregory and Michael. Michael (aged 11) is the co-author of the Sir Chocolate series of books and attends school in Johannesburg. Gregory (aged 14) is an avid reader and assists Robbie and Michael with filming and editing their YouTube videos and editing their books.

Find and follow Robbie

Blogs: and

Twitter: @bakeandwrite

Facebook: @SirChocolateBooks

Books by Robbie and Michael Cheadle

The Sir Chocolate books are a delightful marriage of story, verse and cookery

… a perfect recipe for sharing with children.  Silly Willy goes to Cape Town tells the adventures of two very different brothers…and includes five party cake ideas.

You can purchase the Sir Chocolate books from:

Amazon    TSL Books

or you can buy them in South Africa directly from the authors by emailing Robbie Cheadle at



About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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66 Responses to Guest author: Robbie Cheadle – Sir Chocolate and the Candy Dragon

  1. Reblogged this on Robbie's inspiration and commented:
    Thank you, Sue, for sharing Michael and my Sir Chocolate Halloween story on your wonderful blog. We are thrilled!

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  2. Thank you, Sue, for featuring Michael and I are you lovely blog. It is always a pleasure to visit you and Ani.

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  3. willowdot21 says:

    💜 absolutely fabulous hooray for Sir Chocolate ……I do have to admit to loving dragons 🐉

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  4. Dear Sue, thanks for hosting Robbie. She is one of a fabulous kind. Hugs to you both.

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  5. paulandruss says:

    What a great fun poem from Robbie sue and brilliant fondant fantasies as always. Just the thing to get you in the Halloween mood!

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  6. Darlene says:

    A great Halloween story, Robbie. Love it and Sir Chocolate. Wishing you and your family a fun Halloween.

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  8. Love this cute story! And the pics are fantastic, I bet the kids in your neighborhood love you 🙂

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  9. Teri Polen says:

    This was so much fun, Robbie – thanks for hosting, Sue!

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  10. This was sweet! I love that the dragon turned himself around and became the hero!

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  11. Such a cute poem and a lot of work – fortunately it’s tasty. 🙂

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  12. olganm says:

    Lovely, Robbie. Thanks, Sue!

    Liked by 1 person

  13. Jennie says:

    I loved the poem, full of adventure and Halloween 🎃 and the ogre becoming a good guy. Fabulous pictures!

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  14. susansleggs says:

    Love it. The master at work.

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  15. Great tale to read the kids for Halloween.. well done Robbie and Michael..xx

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  16. Frank Hubeny says:

    Nice fondant characters and the story of a dragon learning to share candy.

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  17. Christy B says:

    Between Halloween, the magical characters, and the poetic form, I was truly enjoying the read! Great guest post, Robbie and Michael 🙂

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  18. Tina Frisco says:

    Such a lovely Halloween poem about friendship. Children will love this ❤

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  19. Donna says:

    I really love this story!!! And the pictures are amazing!!!

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  20. Reblogged this on Author Don Massenzio and commented:
    Check out this guest post from author Robbie Cheadle from Sue Vincent’s blog.

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  21. dgkaye says:

    Robbie this was brilliant! I loved the ‘No evil’ fondants too. Perfect story for the season. 🙂 xx

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  22. -Eugenia says:

    I love this! A delightful seasonal treat.

    Liked by 1 person

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