Hannah & the Old Man

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Illustration: Neha Kumari

A young girl, Hannah, lived in a small village. The village was a world in itself. It was surrounded by lofty mountains and was connected to the world by a couple of passes which opened only once every summer. People of the village were as beautiful as the place. The glow on their faces was similar…

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A Pine Ceased To Grow

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

In a valley deep in the mountains, autumn had begun to set in. A cold wind had started to blow. The flowers were losing colour and leaves had started to fall. Unmindful of the change in the season, young evergreen pines were growing taller, except for one, which had suddenly decided to stop growing. It…

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A King’s Judgement

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Illustration by: Neha Kumari

Once upon a time, a wise king ruled a vast empire. One day, he called his council of ministers to make an announcement. “I am going to go around my kingdom to identify the best and the worst people among my subjects,” he said. The king took a disguise and mounted his horse. Without his…

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Musa, Get Out

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Musa, a young boy in school, lived in town full of bright lights and tall buildings. The mornings there were comfortable, days busy, and evenings festive. For Musa, too, life was fun, but all indoors: he stayed home most of the time and spent his time on electronic gadgets and play toys. He had a…

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Illustration by: Zainab Shah

A white rabbit, which lived on a hilltop, was preparing for the long winter. He was collecting food for the cold days ahead. Every day, the rabbit collected vegetables and fruits and stored them deep in his burrow. The weather was getting colder with each passing day, indicating that the winter was near. One winter…

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A Kind Lion King

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Illustration by: Zainab Shah

A lion with a black mane lived in a jungle which was home to all kinds of animals. He was the king of the jungle. One day, a lion with a brown mane came to the jungle. He was strong and young. He claimed to be the new king of the jungle and went around…

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A Brave Robin

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Illustration by: Zainab Shah

A flock of robins lived on pine trees. They would begin their day with singing. With first light, the birds would sit on the branches in ones and twos and sing. The chorus was mesmerising, calling each creature around to rise. One day there was an unexpected development. The singing of the robins woke up…

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A Wolf’s Wisdom Saves The Pack

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An old wolf lived on a beautiful hillock. He was the oldest in the pack he commanded. It was a perfect home for all of them. Thick vegetation covered the hillock. At sunrises and sunsets, the land was a sight to behold. The wolves loved their hillock so much that the thought of going to…

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An Honest Little Rat

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Illustration: Neha Kumari

A big, fat, black rat lived in a sewer under a city full of people. In the colony of rats in the sewer, he was the hero. Other rats followed him. One sunny day, the black rat announced a cheese party. Everyone was invited, including a lean, brown rat, who didn’t talk much. “Where is…

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Two Little Birds & Wicked Jackal

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Illustration: Neha Kumari

A myna and a sparrow were friends for a long time. A little distance from their homes was a garden where they would go to play every day. The garden was beautiful. It had fruit trees where the two birds would eat, and a stream of fresh water from which they would drink. Colourful flowers…

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