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Marathi stories for kids - Kokanchi Gammat (Enjoyable Kokan Trip) - Door Step School Publication

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The beautiful story describing how Rohan enjoyed his trip to Kokan. And which is his all-time favourite place?

(Tags: Kokan, Vacation, Home, Children, Stories, Marathi)

This story is originally based on a Foreign story.

Story written by Rajani Paranjape, illustrated by Sampada Bhanap, Shama Joshi, B. Suhasini, Ishaan Kshirsagar and Pooja Kale.

Published by Door Step School Publications. (http://www.doorstepschool.org/pune/)
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Gujarati Stories for kids - Super Prize - Saral Spandan

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Does Raghav know what is the super prize he is going to receive, or rather he already has received?

Beautiful story from Saral Spandan Magazine.
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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English stories for kids - The Very Shocking Report Card - Pratham Books

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What would happen if report cards were not all about studying and writing exams? What marks would you get then?

(Tags: Children, English, PrathamBooks, Report card, School grades, Stories)
This story can be read at https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/26976-the-very-shocking-report-card
Beautiful story written by Jane De Suza, illustrated by Sonal Gupta.
Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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English stories for kids - The Koel with the sore throat - Pratham Books

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It is a monsoon, and there's a koel cooing somewhere in the school. But it seems to have a sore throat! Parvez and Stella have never seen or heard a bird with a bad throat before, so they go looking for it.

Story written by Mala Kumar, illustrated by 211 Studio.
Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

This story can be read at https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/28158-the-koel-with-the-sore-throat

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Hindi Stories for kids - Anna's Extraordinary Experiments with Weather - Pratham Books

Releasing this encouraging story about a Female Scientist specialised in Meteorology, on the World Meteorological Day - 23rd March!!

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अन्ना मणि एक भारतीय वैज्ञानिक थीं जिन्हें अपने चारों तरफ की दुनिया के बारे में पढ़ना बहुत पसंद था। चलिए झांकते हैं उनकी आठवीं सालगिरह के कुछ लम्हों में और देखते हैं उन्हें वैज्ञानिक बनते हुए।

Original story "Anna's Extraordinary Experiments with Weather" by Nandita Jayaraj, illustrated by Priya Kuriyan. Translated into Hindi by Puja Omveer Rawat.

Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Hindi stories for kids - Pariksha Ek hasya vyang (Exam - A comic Satire) - Pratham Books

Enjoy this Exam Season with this Comic Satire about Exam ! 
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परीक्षा का समय हर विध्यार्थि कि ज़िन्दगी मैं बहुत महत्वपूर्ण होता है. परीक्षा पर चुट्की लेते हुए प्रस्‍तुत है ये हास्य व्यंग.

Story written by Sumati Joshi. Illustrated by Audrey Agnier, Catherine Groenewald, Deepa Balsavar, Lavanya Karthik, Madhuri Purandare, Nina Sabnani, Soumya Menon, Sunaina Coelho , and Suvidha Mistry.

Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Storyweaver link: https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/17835
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Gujarati Stories for Kids - Lasting Impression - Saral Spandan Magazine

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Will the show-off create the lasting impression? Let's hear the story of Mayank, a young man, who is about to step into this big world by taking charge of his new office.

Story published by Saral Spandan Magazine - Saral Baal Vibhaag. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Hindi Stories for Kids - Aalasi Mama (Lazy Mama) - Pratham Books

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When lazy Raghu Mama claims he can go on wild adventures without leaving his chair, Amish and Soni are amazed. How does he do it? Can Amish and Soni go on these adventures too?

Original story Lazy Mama by Vidya Pradhan, translated into Hindi by Vibha Lohani, illustrated by Rohit Kelkar. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Storyweaver link: https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/28598-aalasee-maama

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Marathi stories for kids - Mulanni Lawli Zaade (Kids plant trees) - Door Step School Publication

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The beautiful story describing how much kids understand the importance of trees.

Story written by Rajani Paranjape, illustrated by Pooja Kale, published by Door Step School Publications. (http://www.doorstepschool.org/pune/) Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Hindi stories for kids - Kachhua (Turtle Story) - Pratham Books

Hope many baby turtles (Olive Ridley) leave the beach, some will return after 15 years to see where they were born and lay more eggs. Out of 1000 hatchlings, only 1 makes it to adulthood. An awe-inspiring journey and an adventure of a long lifetime. Such is a life of turtles. Olive ridley turtles are best known for their behaviour of synchronized nesting in mass numbers, termed arribadas. 

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https://www.wwfindia.org/?4200/Olive-ridley-turtles
http://wannabemaven.com/2016/03/olive-ridley-conservation-velas-turtle-festival-maharashtra/
https://sstcn.org/

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Under cover of darkness, baby olive ridley turtles hatch from sun-warmed eggs on remote beaches. But can our little olive ridley survive the dangers of the ocean? Find out in this charming life story of an olive ridley turtle, and meet several other interesting creatures along the way.

Original story Turtle Story by Kartik Shanker, translated into Hindi by Bhavna …

English stories for kids - When Will Amma Be Back? - Pratham Books

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Roja’s mother leaves for work early in the day. She promises to be back by bedtime. What will Roja do all day without Amma?

This cute story written by Prathiba Swaminathan, illustrated by Alankrita Amaya. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Marathi stories for kids - Bunty Aani Bubbly - Pratham Books

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Bunty does not like soaps. So, she refuses to clean up. Then one night she has a dream. What happens after that?

Original story "Bunty and Bubbly" by Sorit Gupto, illustrated by Sorit Gupto, Translated into Marathi by Sandhya Taksale, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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English stories for kids - 32nd Surajkund International Crafts Mela - Pratham Books

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India is a culturally diverse country and the handicrafts of each state bring out an interesting array of artifacts. Come enjoy a visual walk through the 32nd Surajkund Crafts Mela - a celebration of our art and culture.

Story written and illustrated by Vibha Lohani, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Gujarati Stories for Kids - Real meaning of Competition - Saral Spandan Magazine

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Bhoomi was so used to winning every game. She somehow had missed the real meaning and feeling of competition. Let's see in this story how she found the happiness of healthy competition and sportsmanship spirit.

Story published by Saral Spandan Magazine - Saral Baal Vibhaag. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Marathi stories for kids - Puri ka phugte? (Why Does A Poori Puff Up?) - Pratham Books

Celebrating the Power of "WHY?".

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Round, fat pooris are a treat in most Indian homes. Why do they puff? There is a whole lot of science behind this simple question.

Original story "Why Does A Poori Puff Up?" by Varsha Joshi, Translated into Marathi by Varsha Joshi, illustrated by Sonal Gupta, Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Marathi stories for kids - Kajavyasarkhe chamakta ka yet nahi?(Why Can't We Glow Like Fireflies?) - Pratham Books

Celebrating the Power of "WHY?".
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Did you know that fireflies are also called lightning bugs? And did you know that baby fireflies use their glow to chase away predators? Jump right into this book if you want to find out more about these creatures that light up the dark.

Original story "Why Can't We Glow Like Fireflies?" by Nabanita Deshmukh, illustrated by Samidha Gunjal, translated into Marathi by Sushrut Kulkarni, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Storyweaver link:https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/3938-aaaplyala-kaajwyansarkhe-chamchamtaa-kaa-yet-naahi

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Hindi stories for kids - Kitni badi maachis(The Big, Big Matchbox ) - Pratham Books

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प्रेम और उसके साथियों को एक छोटी सी डिबिया को ले कर एक बड़ा काम करने को दिया गया। क्या आप भी उनके जैसा काम कर के देखना चाहेंगे?

Original story The Big, Big Matchbox by Arvind Gupta, translated into Hindi by Manisha Chaudhry, illustrated by Meenal Singh, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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