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Category: Key Stage 1


A Story of Courage

A Story of Courage

Language: English/French  Origin: India

Harjit Singh sat on the bench by the carousel at the airport waiting for his suitcase to arrive. He was tired and cold and wasn’t used to this weather. In Amritsar, where he came from in India, it was thirty-seven degrees!

Enjoy this story in: English French


The Girl Who Loved Roses

The Girl Who Loved Roses

Language: Arabic/English  Origin: Morocco

Many beautiful flowers grew in the park. There were lilies, carnations, violets, tulips, and many more besides…

Enjoy this story in: Arabic English


The Beauty of Difference

The Beauty of Difference

Language: English/Persian  Origin: Iran

Shirin was still a relatively young girl when her parents sent her away from her home in Tehran to live in a big city in England called London.

Enjoy this story in: English Persian


Bald Boy and the Magic Seal

Bald Boy and the Magic Seal

Language: English/Turkish  Origin: Turkey

In this tale Bald Boy discovers the true value of friendship.

Enjoy this story in: English Turkish


The Spider and His Two Friends

The Spider and His Two Friends

Language: English/Yoruba  Origin: Nigeria

Alantakun the spider had two friends. One lived in the village on the right; the other lived in the village on the left…

Enjoy this story in: English Yoruba


The Donkey

The Donkey

Language: English/Punjabi  Origin: India/Pakistan

There was once a wealthy farmer who kept a stable of many donkeys…

Enjoy this story in: English Punjabi


The Honest Girl

The Honest Girl

Language: English/Punjabi  Origin: Pakistan

A mother and a father had a daughter who grew from a baby into a beautiful girl…

Enjoy this story in: English Punjabi


Crow and Little Bird

Crow and Little Bird

Language: English/Punjabi  Origin: India/Pakistan

One day, Little Bird invited Crow for dinner. Little Bird had spent the day preparing the meal, and when it was ready she waited for her guest to arrive…

Enjoy this story in: English Punjabi


The Four Fox Cubs

The Four Fox Cubs

Language: English/Punjabi  Origin: Pakistan

There was once a family of foxes who lived in the woods. There was a mother fox, a father fox, and four baby fox cubs…

Enjoy this story in: English Punjabi


The Monkey

The Monkey

Language: English/Punjabi  Origin: India

Once upon a time, there was a naughty monkey who lived on the rooftops of a little town…

Enjoy this story in: English Punjabi


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