English Stories


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…

Enjoy this story in: Bengali English


The Drop of Honey

The Drop of Honey

Language: English/Persian  Origin: Iran

A hunter and his hound, high in the desert mountains, found a cave…

Enjoy this story in: English Persian


The Three Dolls

The Three Dolls

Language: English/Persian  Origin: Iran

The Sultan of Persia was a clever man – well read. And there was nothing he loved more than solving problems, puzzles, riddles…

Enjoy this story in: English Persian


The Little Beggar

The Little Beggar

Language: Arabic/English  Origin: Iraq

There was, in the city of Basra, when the evening was falling, a rosy glow upon the buildings around the central bazaar…

Enjoy this story in: Arabic English


The Heathfield Hare

The Heathfield Hare

Language: English  Origin: United Kingdom

Once, there was a farmer’s wife. And one night she woke up and dreamt that it was day…

Enjoy this story in: English


The Fool and the Donkey

The Fool and the Donkey

Language: English/Persian  Origin: Iran

One morning, the fool woke up and he thought, ‘There is one thing I need, I need a donkey…’

Enjoy this story in: English Persian


The Mouse

The Mouse

Language: English/Polish  Origin: Poland

This is the story of a little girl who was not scared of anything… well, at least until she grew a bit older…

Enjoy this story in: English Polish


Adam and the Dragon’s Treasure

Adam and the Dragon’s Treasure

Language: English/Polish  Origin: Poland

Adam has always been fascinated by the stories he hears on the news, but he never expected such thrilling stories to take place so close to home.

Enjoy this story in: English Polish


Deer and Jaguar

Deer and Jaguar

Language: English/Portuguese  Origin: Brazil

Deer walked along by the great river into the forest: ‘Oh, but what a life have I got? No home. Perhaps I will build myself a house. Here is as good a place as any…’

Enjoy this story in: English Portuguese


The Innocent Punishment

The Innocent Punishment

Language: English/Hindi  Origin: India

This is a story about Akbar, the Emperor of India, and his loyal and witty advisor Birbal.

Enjoy this story in: English Hindi


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