English Stories


Not Alone

Not Alone

Language: English/Filipino  Origin: Philippines

When Dalisay was just eight years old her mother told her that they would be leaving their home and moving to England. ‘Your father must find work so that we can send money to support your grandparents and your aunty,’ explained Dalisay’s mother…

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Mistress Owl

Mistress Owl

Language: English/French  Origin: France

When Mistress Owl tentatively glanced out at the world from her cozy hollow in the tree truck, she could tell by the winter sun that it was well past noon and so ventured onto a nearby branch…

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The Pompous Peacock

The Pompous Peacock

Language: English/Hindi  Origin: India

Why do peacocks have ugly feet and dance in the rain?  Find out what Pankaj, the pompous peacock did to upset the other animals and bring punishment on himself and all his descendents…

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The Well

The Well

Language: English/Somali  Origin: Somalia

A long time ago, there were four families who lived in a small village in Somalia. The first family would argue all of the time, the second family were very greedy…

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The Clever Old Woman

The Clever Old Woman

Language: English/Hindi  Origin: India

Once upon a time there lived an old woman in a kingdom ruled by a beautiful queen.  She had four sons but they use to fight a lot and their wives were also unkind to each other…

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The Tortoise and the Hare

The Tortoise and the Hare

Language: English/Urdu  Origin: Pakistan

Once upon a time, in the woods in the northern area of Pakistan, there lived many different kinds of animals…

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Three Billy Goats Gruff

Three Billy Goats Gruff

Language: English  Origin: Norway

Once upon a time there were three Billy Goats Gruff; Little Billy Goat, Middle Sized Billy Goat and Great Big Billy Goat, who lived in a field in a green valley…

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Language: English/Urdu  Origin: Pakistan

Once upon a time, there was a shepherd boy named Asif who lived in a village in one of the many beautiful valleys in Northern Pakistan…

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The Mystery of the Buried Treasure

The Mystery of the Buried Treasure

Language: English/Urdu  Origin: Pakistan

Once upon a time, there was a very hardworking farmer called Rahim who lived in an agricultural village in a fertile province of Pakistan called Punjab.

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Basant Festival

Basant Festival

Language: English/Urdu  Origin: Pakistan

Amir and Zeba were a brother and sister who lived in Lahore, the second largest city in Pakistan, often referred to as ‘the cultural capital of Pakistan’…

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