When comedians and puppets perform stories written by kids, the smiles are contagious.

In the world of Story Pirates, it’s not at all unusual to watch a play featuring a talking carrot on Saturn or flying cats.

That’s because the playwrights may seem a bit unconventional: They’re kids.

Story Pirates is an organization that pairs actors and comedians with stories written by young students . The results are fantastical productions that celebrate the power of imagination while also empowering children for a lifetime.

Check out their story: