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Marathi stories for kids -Kottavi Raja and his Sleepy Kingdom- Pratham books

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Kottavi Raja had trouble sleeping. Only at night. During the day, when his ministers discussed complex problems, he’d find himself nodding of f. He asked everyone for remedies. Nothing seemed to work. Until... Travel to Kottavi Raja’s land through this book and see what happened next.

Original story Kottavi Raja and his Sleepy Kingdom by Yasaswini Sampathkumar. Translated into Marathi by Meera Joshi, illustrated by Henu. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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English stories for kids - Kaale Kauva Fest - Makar Sankranti in the Hills of Kumaon - Pratham Books

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Makar Sankranti is celebrated across India with a lot of gaiety. The names vary from Sankranti to Pongal, Uttarayan to Magh Bihu. But very few people know that the festival is also called "Kaale Kauva" or Black Crow festival in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.

Written by Vibha Lohani, illustrated by Deepa Balsavar, Vibha Lohani, and Zainab Tambawalla. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Hindi stories for kids - Bharat Ek Gantantra - Pratham Books

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हमारा देश भारत एक गणतंत्र है। प्रत्येक वर्ष 26 जनवरी को भारत में गणतंत्र दिवस मनाया जाता है। इसी दिन 1950 में भारत सरकार अधिनियम (1935) को हटाकर भारत का संविधान लागू किया गया था। भारतीय संविधान हमें कुछ मौलिक अधिकार व कर्तव्य प्रदान करता है।

Written by Ashish kumar Trivedi, illustrated by Ashish kumar Trivedi, Kusha Kumar Barik, Olivia Fraser, Ravi Shukla, Shinsei -Min Toy, Sugrib Kumar Juanga, and Vishnu M Nair. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Hindi Stories for kids - Kaagaasaurus - Pratham Books

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राजी का तो दिन ही ख़राब हो गया। पहले, एक कौआ उसका पकौड़ा झपट कर ले गया। और अब वह उसके सबसे अच्छे दोस्त सलीम को ही चबा जाना चाहता है! क्या इससे भी बुरा कुछ हो सकता है? हाँ, हाँ, बिलकुल। इससे कहीं ज़्यादा बुरा हो सकता है!

Original story Kaakaasaurus by Shalini Srinivasan, translated into Hindi by Rishi Mathur, illustrated by Prabha Mallya, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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English stories for kids - It's Play Time - Pratham Books

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Rahi and her classmates are getting ready for their school play. Everyone is excited and nervous about their performance. Will everything go as planned?

Funny story written by Neha Singh, illustrated by Samidha Gunjal, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Marathi Stories for kids - Samudrasafari varun parat (Sailing Home) - Pratham Books

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Basava and his sister Sundari live in the port-town of Mamallapuram during the Pallava period. Their father, a sailor, has not returned from his voyage to Kamboja and the children are worried. When they go to the port to find out if anyone there has information about their father's ship, they realise to their dismay that the foreign sailors there don't speak a word of their language! What are they going to do now?

Original story Sailing Home by Subhadra Sen Gupta, Translated into Marathi by Shaila Padukone, illustrated by Tapas Guha, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Hindi stories for Kids - Hawaa (Wind) - Pratham Books

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हवा कितनी महत्त्वपूर्ण है पर दिखती नहीं !

Original story in Marathi "वारा" by Madhuri Pai, translated into Hindi by Meenakshi Mukherjee, illustrated by Rijuta Ghate, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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English stories for kids - Sailing Home - Pratham Books

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Basava and his sister Sundari live in the port-town of Mamallapuram during the Pallava period. Their father, a sailor, has not returned from his voyage to Kamboja and the children are worried. When they go to the port to find out if anyone there has information about their father's ship, they realise to their dismay that the foreign sailors there don't speak a word of their language! What are they going to do now?

Written by Subhadra Sen Gupta, illustrated by Tapas Guha, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi

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Hindi Stories for Kids -Hawai Jahaj Kaise Udte hai(How Do Aeroplanes Fly?)- Pratham Books

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सरला चील या हवाई जहाज़ की तरह आसमान में उड़ना चाहती है।"क्यों नहीं, ज़रूर! तुम उड़ सकती हो।" उसकी नई अध्यापिका ने कहा।अब, सरला उड़ान और हवाई जहाज़ के बारे में अपनी जानकारी आप सबसे साझा कर रही है।

Original story in English written by Aditi Sarawagi, translated into Hindi by Arti Smit, illustrated by Lavanya Karthik, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Marathi Stories for kids -Varche jag Khalche jag (Up World, Down World)- Pratham Books

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In a canopy forest in India, the Up World and Down World have always been suspicious of each other. But it all changes when Gopa the dormouse drops her book by accident on Fatima’s head. A story about the biodiversity of the canopy forests and friendship.

Original story in English written by Padmaparna Ghosh, translated into Marathi by Sushrut Kulkarni, beautifully illustrated by Sunaina Coelho, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Hindi Stories for Kids - Gahre Sagar Ke Andar (Dive!) - Pratham Books

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इस कहानी के ज़रिये हमारे साथ समुद्र की गहराई में गोता लगाइये! हम आपको समुद्र के अंदर प्रवाल भित्तियों यानी मूंगे की दीवारों के अनोखे संसार की झलक दिखलाएंगे! सागर की तलहटी में वनस्पतियों के बीच रहने वाले कई किस्म के बेहद अनोखे रंग-रूप वाले सुंदर जीवों के अनूठे संसार को देख आप हैरान रह जाएंगे!

Original Story in English written by Rajiv Eipe, translated into Hindi by Rishi Mathur, brilliantly illustrated by Rajiv Eipe, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Marathi stories for kids - Vaalvantatil Maaldhok (The Maldhok in the Desert) - Pratham Books

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Chaitan’s family seldom has guests. One day, a guest arrives. Why does his visit trouble not only Chaitan, but also his dearest friend Gagan? This is a tale of turmoil in the life of a young boy and a near-extinct bird, set in a remote part of Rajasthan.

Original story, The Maldhok in the Desert, beautifully written by and illustrated by Jeyanthi Manokaran. Translated into Marathi by Santosh Shintre. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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English and Gujarati Bilingual stories for kids - My Best Friend / Maari Benpani - Pratham Books

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Would you like to have a very special friend? Look into this book and you may find that you already have a very special friend! / શું તમને એક બહુ ખાસ મિત્ર જોઇએ? આવો, આ વાર્તા વાંચો. શું ખબર તમારી પાસે તેવો મિત્ર પહેલાથી જ હોય!

Original story in English written by Anupa Lal, translated into Gujarati by Nautami Patel, illustrated by Suvidha Mistry, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Hindi stories for kids - Aiman ka Basta (Aiman’s School Bag) - Pratham Books

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मैं प्यारी सी ऐमन का साथी हूँ। हर दम उसके साथ नज़र आता हूँ। और वक़्त के साथ साथ हम दोनो बड़े हो रहे हैं। मेरी और ऐमन की दोस्ती की यह प्यारी सी कहानी पढ़िये।

Original Urdu Story written by Mazhar Ahmad, illustrated by 211 Studio, translated into Hindi by Rajesh Khar, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi

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Marathi Stories for kids - Avni aani Vatanyache Ropte (Avani and the Pea Plant) - Pratham Books

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Who did it? Avani does not know. Her mother does not know. But you will know who did it when you read this book about a pea plant.

Original story Avani and the Pea Plant by Shruthi Rao. Illustrated by Debasmita Dasgupta. Translated into Marathi by Bhagyashree Kenge. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Marathi Stories for kids - Ekek Zaad Mahatvache (Every Tree Counts) - Pratham Books

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From the stately Deodar and colourful Coral to the majestic Banyan and common Pipal, the book takes children on a journey across varied landscapes as they count trees, and picture the uses of each tree. Look around you to find more trees, and learn what these terrific trees can do.

Original story, Every Tree Counts, by Praba Ram and Sheela Preuitt. Illustrated by Sangeetha Kadur. Translated into Marathi by Varsha Gajendragadkar. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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English Stories for kids - Hot Tea and Warm Rugs - Pratham Books

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Meenu's smart winter uniforms are out and the air is filled with the aroma of roasted nuts. Not to forget a cloud of mist in front of her mouth while she speaks! Let us find out what is happening this winter.

Written by Manisha Chaudhry and Mala Kumar, illustrated by Priya Kuriyan, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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English stories for kids - The New Girl - Pratham Books

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There’s a new girl in Mira's class. Everyone calls her names because she looks ‘different’. But does everyone have to be the same?

Written by Srividhya Venkat. Illustrated by Sayan Mukherjee. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Sam ka Christmas Uphaar (Sam's Christmas Present) - Hindi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

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Sam wants his Christmas present now! But it is hidden in a secret place. Would you like to find out what Sam did?

This cute story, Original in English, Sam's Christmas Present, by Annie Besant, illustrated by Alicia Souza, translated into Hindi by Rajesh Khar, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Farida Plans a Feast - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

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Join Farida as she fills her tiffin box with different items of food, and meet the animal friends she makes along the way.

Story written by Maegan Dobson Sippy, illustrated by Jayesh Sivan, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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A Book for Puchku - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

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Puchku has run out of books to read. Then she discovers more books in the top shelf of the library bookcase. But Puchku is small, and the bookcase tall. How will she ever get to her beloved books?

Story written by Deepanjana Pal, illustrated by brilliant Rajiv Eipe, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Kalluche kisse-2 Maakadcheshta(Monkey Business on Stage-Kallu's World 2-Marathi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

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Welcome to Khajuria - a village where young Kallu and his gang run delightful adventurous riots almost every day. It's Dussehra time and Masterji's annual stage show of Ramlila is ready to go. What's the new twist in Masterji's Ramayan this time? Let's enjoy the story.

Humorous story, originally in English, Monkey Business on Stage - Kallu's World 2, by Subhadra Sen Gupta; beautifully illustrated by Tapas Guha, translated into Marathi by Sucheta Kadethankar, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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The Doll That Bommakka Made - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

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This charming cumulative tale celebrates the tradition of hand-crafted dolls, inspired by the South Indian Thanjavur Thalai Atti Bommai. Starting with a little ball of clay, we see the fine dancing doll grow before our eyes. The rhythmic descriptive words, stacked in a delightfully repetitive way, invite children to chant along. The vibrant illustrations complete the vivid imagery.

Rhythmic story written by Sheela Preuitt and Praba Ram, beautifully illustrated by Debasmita Dasgupta, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Who is Afraid of the Rakshas Sweetie-Man? - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

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Samar and Nivya are terrified of the Rakshas Sweetie-Man. He looks scary, and oh, does he eat little puppies? When their six puppies run into the Rakshas Sweetie-Man’s shop, the twins must rescue them. But then they get the biggest surprise ever!

Story written by Ranjit Lal, illustrated by Lavanya Naidu, published by Pratham Books, Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Uma Versus Upma - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

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Uma never eats her breakfast. Instead, she just plays with it. Can anything be done to stop her from playing with her food?

Humorous story written by Meera Ganapathi, illustrated by Renuka Rajiv, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Who Ate All That Up? - Marathi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

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How is the forest so clean? Find out how nothing goes to waste in the jungle.

Original story in English written by Sejal Mehta, illustrated by Rohan Chakravarty, translated into Marathi by Mrinalinee Vanarase, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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