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Rohan’s Journey

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Illustration: Neha Kumari

Kamli and her 3-year-old son, Rohan, lived in a poor village in India. They often had to go hungry, because Kamli didn’t earn much from her daily labouring at a brick kiln. She didn’t want Rohan to have such miserable life. She wanted him to have a good childhood and a bright future. So, Kamli…

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Two Baby Sparrows 

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

Two baby sparrows, each the size of a human thumb, both unknown to flying, were hiding under a bush of rose plants. The overnight wind had thrown them out of their nest, where their parents were searching for them. The rosary they landed in, fell in the territory of a cat, who was always hungry. …

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Young Seagull

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Illustration by: Danish Mir

A young seagull had just left her nest on the mountain by the sea.  Before she took her first independent flight, her mother gave her a suggestion.  “Never look for fish away from this mountain,” she said.  But the young one had other ideas.  “There is a world out there to explore. I will not…

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Sara’s Help

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Illustration by: Danish Mir

Sara was beside her father on their tractor. They were going to collect hay for their cattle. It was her father’s work. Sara just tagged along for fun. She loved visiting their field, where her father grew pulses. The hay had been piled up at one corner of their field, ready to be loaded onto…

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Two Crows

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Picture by: The TOAD

There lived two crows on a tall poplar tree, each in his own nest. One of the crows was big, strong, and black. The other was lean, weak, and grey. The black crow was proud of its size, and always ridiculed the grey crow. “I am big and strong. I can do whatever I want.…

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Three-Legged Wolf

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There lived a three-legged wolf in a jungle. He was a member of a pack in which all other wolves were healthy and strong. The pack knew how to hunt, as all its members performed their duty well, except the three-legged one, who had become a burden. The three-legged wolf could not go hunting. The…

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Gopal & Saleem

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Illustration by: Danish Mir

It was another beautiful spring morning in Maple Town. The sun was shining brightly. The grass was still wet with due. The birds were singing. A perfect day to be outside. And that was what the students of the neighbourhood school were doing. They had all gathered to take part in a race, in their…

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Sasha’a Help 

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Illustration by: Danish Mir

The train began to move. Sasha, as always, was excited to take the short journey to her school with her father.  Her father’s office was in the same district as Sasha’s school. So, taking the local train to work in the morning and returning home on the same train in the evening was their routine. …

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Shreya & School Kids

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Illustration by: Danish Mir

Shreya had always wanted to be independent. So, as soon as she became eligible, she asked her father to get her a scooter and teach her how to ride. Her father, Mohan, loved his daughter. He didn’t need to think twice before granting Shreya her wish. “Now, we must get to practice every day before…

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Hasan Ate A Cookie 

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Illustration by: Danish Mir

Mrs. Rihana had a sudden guest in the middle of a weekday. She was readying for her post-lunch routine—tending to the flowerbeds in her backyard—when her uncle, Mr. Gafaar, showed up.  She hadn’t seen her uncle for a long time. His visit came to her as a pleasant surprise.  She greeted Mr. Gafaar warmly. Mr.…

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