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The Story of the Dragon Boat Festival

The Story of the Dragon Boat Festival

Language: Cantonese/English/Mandarin  Origin: China

A very long time ago, during a period known as the Zhou Dynasty, China was divided into seven warring kingdoms…

Enjoy this story in: Cantonese English Mandarin


The Prince and The Honest Girl

The Prince and The Honest Girl

Language: Arabic/English  Origin: Saudi Arabia

A long time ago, there was a young Prince who wanted very much to find a wife…

Enjoy this story in: Arabic English


The Lost Camel

The Lost Camel

Language: English/Hindi  Origin: India

Once, there was a merchant, not a rich merchant. And he had a camel, not a beautiful camel. But he loved that camel…

Enjoy this story in: English Hindi


The Lady Who Lives On The Moon

The Lady Who Lives On The Moon

Language: Cantonese/English/Mandarin  Origin: China

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful warrior called Chang’e who was married to a brave and strong archer named Houyi…

Enjoy this story in: Cantonese English Mandarin


The Ever So Long Wool String

The Ever So Long Wool String

Language: English/Turkish  Origin: Turkey

Once upon a time, there was an old woman who lived in a mountain village in Turkey. The old woman had three daughters…

Enjoy this story in: English Turkish


The Farmer and the Cow

The Farmer and the Cow

Language: Cantonese/English/Mandarin  Origin: China

Once upon a time, there was a farmer called Ah Niu.  Ah Niu was not a rich farmer but he was very happy…

Enjoy this story in: Cantonese English Mandarin


The Story of Layla and Majnun

The Story of Layla and Majnun

Language: English/Pashto  Origin: Afghanistan

Qays ibn al-Mulawwah was just a boy when he fell deeply in love with Layla Al-Aamiriya…

Enjoy this story in: English Pashto


Joha and His Donkey

Joha and His Donkey

Language: Arabic/English  Origin: Saudi Arabia

One day, Joha was riding upon his donkey on the way to market. Joha’s son walked beside the donkey, holding the reins and talking with his father…

Enjoy this story in: Arabic English


The Ant and the Elephant

The Ant and the Elephant

Language: English/Filipino/Pashto  Origin: Afghanistan

The ant and the elephant were very good friends indeed and would play together whenever they had the chance…

Enjoy this story in: English Filipino Pashto


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