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Mona’s Daffodils

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

A family of three lived in a small house which had a beautiful front garden. The couple had a daughter named Mona. The little girl loved her parents. The garden was full of flowers and other plants. In a small portion of the garden, the family grew vegetables. The girl’s father took utmost care of…

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Cow, A Calf, And A Man

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

A cow and her calf were once walking through a street. The sun was shining bright. It was so hot that no humans were visible anywhere. The calf suddenly felt thirsty. The cow looked around for some water, but in vain. After walking some distance, she found a tube well in an empty park. But…

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Selfish Eagle

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

A group of eagles lived high up in a mountain overlooking a desert. It was June and the temperature was rising to unbearable levels. Everything was getting drier than usual. All the animals hid in their burrows and came out only when they needed food. With water becoming scarce, a small population of humans living…

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Black Robin

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

A lush green garden full of pines and many varieties of flowers was home to a small colony of robins.  Each robin family lived in a separate nest along with its young ones.  A ferocious cat also lived in the garden. The cat was always on the hunt for the weak robins. The robins were…

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A Little Lamb

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One sunny morning, a flock of sheep was crossing a busy street. The sheep were heading to a meadow.   A little lamb, part of the flock, had fallen behind and was the last one to cross the street. Seeing that the lamb wasn’t walking along with the flock, his mother approached him and gave…

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A Policeman’s Revenge

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

A boy named Jay was physically weak. Almost everyone in his school teased and taunted him for how he looked. Even outside the school he was mocked for his appearance. This made him upset and he was unhappy the whole time. When he could not fight back those who made fun of him, they called…

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Little Girl’s Toy

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A little girl, Mysa, was once going to the market with her father. On the way, she saw a poor vendor selling toys on the pavement. She wanted a toy so badly. To make her father stop the car, she loudly said, “Dad, please stop.” The car came to a sudden halt. “What happened, my…

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The Drying Tree

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

In a far-off country, there was a beautiful village, but its residents were poor. The people of the village did farming and sold its produce to run their lives, but that did not suffice them. They lacked resources and avenues. All the village children went to a school located in the centre of the village.…

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The Island King

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

Once upon a time, there was a small island in the Pacific Ocean. It was ruled by a kind king. His subjects, who were less in number, loved him. The people of the island had never known fighting. They cared for each other and lived in harmony. The island was beautiful, its air refreshing. The…

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Pretty Image Was Slow Poison

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Picture by: The TOAD

In the city of Eleph, there lived a famous painter whose name was Ismail. He could do wonders with his brush. Every wall he decorated, every house he painted and every colour he used was a reflection of his talent. Every family in Eleph wanted him to paint their house. He was much in demand.…

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