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The Dying Pond

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

A boy named Haroon had been cycling all day. His school had closed for the summer vacation and he, along with his parents, had shifted to their countryside house. The countryside house, not very far from their hometown, offered him much entertainment and there he did not spend his time playing video games. He had…

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Two Elephants

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

  A mighty elephant once lived in a jungle. In the jungle, all the animals lived in harmony and loved each other. One day, the elephant went for a walk to a nearby farm. There he saw another elephant which was not as mighty as him. But the farm animals treated him like a king.…

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Snow & The Sun

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

One winter evening, the sky was overcast with clouds. It looked like it would snow. The sun had turned pale, its light failing to provide warmth. The snow formed in the clouds had turned arrogant because of the power it had over life on the earth. Its arrogance made it ridicule the sun. “Look at…

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Rat Who Became a Monkey

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

In a far-off town, lived a fat rat. He enjoyed healthy meals and roamed around in many houses. He led a happy and cheerful life until things changed for him one day. One day when he was busy eating, he heard young boys and girls hooting, jumping and clapping. As the noise annoyed him, he…

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Old Woman’s Room

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

One Thursday afternoon, Musa, a farmer, was sitting quietly by a stream. He worked hard, but nothing could take away his sadness. Just then, an old woman walked by. She was thirsty so she stopped to drink from the stream. But the old woman was unable to bend due to her stiff back. Seeing her…

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Three Starved Labourers

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

In a town called Elefh, three poor labourers had nothing to eat for many days. Hungry, they sat on a bridge over the lake in the town. As they watched the lake in silence, they spotted a fawn wandering near the edge of the forest, which surrounded the lake. “We must hunt it down and…

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Three Little Pups, Two Little Kittens

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Pic: The TOAD

It was winter. The snow had stopped, but everything was covered in a thick, white blanket. All the people, birds and animals were staying inside their cozy homes. Three little pups were stuck in a yard. The yard had a tall fence on all sides and an iron gate which was locked. They had no…

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Maya And The Fairy

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

It happened a long time ago. A pretty girl was sitting alone near a well in her village, while the children her age were playing and having fun. The girl’s name was Maya. She was sad as she could neither talk nor hear. She wanted to be like other children, talk to them and play…

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Prince Chose Sara

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Illustration: Neha Kumari

In the eighteenth century, there was a village in Eastern Europe which was inhabited by peasants. It was far from the capital. The villagers worked in the fields and lived a life of hardships. They wished for a miracle which could change their lives. Despite the hard life, the villagers were full of compassion for…

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Old Man’s Candy

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Picture by: The TOAD

In the olden days, there existed a small village in a far-off country. A few hundred people lived in the village in neatly arranged mud houses among paddy fields. A man named Musa lived in the village. He ran a shop which was famous for a special sweet that he made himself. His sweets were…

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