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English Stories for kids - Kali wants to dance - Pratham Books

Releasing the story on International Dance Day! 

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All Kali wanted to do was dance. But how could he? After all, in his village, boys did not dance, especially not Bharatanatyam. A story about dreams and aspirations and believing in them.

Beautiful story written by Aparna Karthikeyan. Illustrated by Somesh Kumar.

Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Hindi Stories for kids - Thoda sa aur (Little by Little) - Pratham Books

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Original story Little by Little by Anupa Lal. Translated by Anupa Lal. Illustrated by Ajit Narayan.

Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

बहादुर खरगोशों ने बदमाश भेड़िये को कैसे मज़ा चखाया? पढ़िये उसी की रोमांचक कहानी!

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English stories for kids - My city, My dogs! - Pratham Books

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Story written by Abodh Aras. Illustrated by Sumedha Sah. Photographs by Hashim Badani.

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Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Meet the street dogs of Mumbai. The roads are their playground and they have made the city and the people their own. The pictures in this book have been created using a combination of illustrations and photographs. The illustrations have been made by Sumedha Sah. The photographs have been taken by Hashim Badani.

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Marathi stories for kids - Devache Dene (Gift from God) - Door Step School

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God has given each one of us a unique gift. Appreciate it. Preserve it.

Story by Vidya Terdalkar, Illustrated by Pooja Kale.

Published by Door Step School. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Hindi Stories for kids - Lassi ya Falooda? - Pratham Books

Releasing this story at the beginning of Greeshm Rutu !

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Original story Lassi, Ice-cream or Falooda? by Mala Kumar and Manisha Chaudhry. Translated into Hindi by Rajesh Khar. Illustrated by Priya Kuriyan.

Published by Pratham Books.
Narration: Asawari Doshi.

क्या आम पन्ना लस्सी से ज़्यादा मज़ेदार है? या फ़ालूदा इन दोनों से ज़्यादा मज़ेदार है? यह तय करने का अच्छा तरीका तो यही है कि इनको चखा जाए और मीनू ऐसा ही कर रही है। इतनी गर्मी में और किया भी क्या जा सकता है?

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English Stories for kids - Look up! - Pratham Books

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Birds and bats. Kites and planes. How often do you explore the incredible world above us? Get ready to spot the odd ones out in this wonderful book of patterns.

Written and illustrated by Aditi Dilip.
Published by Pratham Books.
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Hindi Stories for kids - Cockpit Mein Aarya - Pratham Books

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आर्या हमेशा से उड़ने के सपने देखती थी। आओ जानें आर्या ने अपने सपने साकार कैसे किए। चलिए कॉकपिट में उसके साथ बतौर पायलट उसकी पहली उड़ान पर। सचमुच आज का दिन ख़ास और रोमांचक है!

Original story "Arya in the Cockpit" by Nandita Jayaraj. Illustrated by Upamanyu Bhattacharyya. Translated into Hindi by Vibha Lohani.

Published by Pratham Books.
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Storyweaver link:https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/13797-cockpit-mein-arya

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Marathi Stories for kids - Rajuche pahile Viman uddan (Raju's First Flight) - Pratham Books

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Original story Raju's First Flight by Nandita Jayaraj. Translated into Marathi by Jui Kulkarni. Illustrated by Upamanyu Bhattacharyya.

Published by Pratham Books.
Narration: Asawari Doshi

It’s an exciting day for Raju. Join him as he prepares for a very special flight journey.

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Hindi Stories for kids - Chalo chale makadiyon se milne (Off to See Spiders!) - Pratham Books

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कावेरी और शिवा मकड़े, मकड़ियाँ देखने निकले। साथ में उनकी शमा दीदी भी हैं। तो चलिए न, हम भी चलें।

Original story Off to See Spiders! by Vena Kapoor. Translated into Hindi by Swagata Sen Pillai. Illustrated by Pia Meenakshi.

Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Marathi stories for kids- Narayanche Ghar - Door Step School

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Narayan, a small boy, used to enjoy his school like all other kids. But now he can't attend the school... Will he be able to go back to school again?

Beautiful story by Rajni Paranjape - based on a folktale. Illustrated by Sampada Bhanap, Shama Joshi, B. Suhasini, Ishaan Kshirsagar and Pooja Kale.
Published by Door Step School (www.doorstepschool.org)
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

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Hindi Stories for kids - Dho daalo (Brushing is No Fun!) - Pratham Books

Releasing this story on World Health Day !! 

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रोहन अपने दाँतों में मंजन करने या नहाने से कतराता है। लेकिन उसकी बहन रिया उसे एक ऐसा रहस्य बताती है जिससे उसकी सोच बदल जाती है!

Original story Brushing is No Fun! by Srividhya Venkat, Translated by Deepa Tripathi, Illustrated by Anupama Ajinkya Apte.

Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Storyweaevr link: https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/7767-dho-daalo

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Marathi Stories for Kids - Kalpanachi cycle ( Kalpana's Cycle ) - Pratham Books

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Kalpana is learning to cycle, but it isn’t easy at all! She falls over and over again, even hurting herself. Does she finally learn to cycle? Does she give up? A heartwarming story about the importance of trying.

Original story Kalpana's Cycle by Sowmya Rajendran, Translated into Marathi by Saraswati Naik, Illustrated by Kabini Amin.

Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Storyweaver link:https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/11684-kalpanachi-cycle

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English Stories for kids - Summer holidays - Pratham Books

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Meena is enjoying her summer holidays in Himalayas. She is enjoying the cool river, pleasant smell of the valley flowers and then she realizes, she has one more exam to go .

Don't we all start dreaming about our holidays even before our exams get over?

Tags: Summer, Holidays, Children, English, Stories

Story written by Rajashree Natarajan, illustrated by Deepa Jayaraman.
Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi

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: https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/6616-summer-holidays

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