Bengali Stories


The Book Keeper

The Book Keeper

Language: Bengali/English  Origin: Bangladesh

People didn’t own books anymore. The year was 2042 and for the children at Santanu’s school, a book seemed as ancient as a suit of armour or a castle…

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Aharsi the Bengal Tiger

Aharsi the Bengal Tiger

Language: Bengali/English  Origin: India

Aharsi the big Bengal Tiger was having a good think. It was winter and he was still getting used to the feeling of ice on the pads of his paws. He shivered a little, missing the warm ooze of mangrove mud. Aharsi was missing lots of things…

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The Dream

The Dream

Language: Bengali/English  Origin: Bangladesh

There was once a boy called Jagan whose dream was to become a famous cricket player. The boy would pray every day for his dream to come true…

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Eight Royal Trees

Eight Royal Trees

Language: Bengali/English  Origin: Bangladesh

There was once a powerful King who was married to seven Queens. The King was a good ruler and a generous man, but he had no heir to his throne and this made him very sad…

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Why the Sky is so High

Why the Sky is so High

Language: Bengali/English  Origin: India

Many years ago, the sky was so low that if you reached up you could touch it with your fingers.  And in northern India where the sky was lowest there was a village where a very old woman lived in a tiny mud hut…

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The Two Old Women

The Two Old Women

Language: Bengali/English  Origin: Bangladesh

There were once two sisters: Tetan Buri, clever sister… aha!  And Boka Buri, foolish sister… hmmm…

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