Menu

Grandma’s Glasses

Grandma’sgrandma's glasses glasses are missing. She really needs a smart detective to find them for her.  Another great creative commons book from Pratham and Storyweaver

This is a Pratham Level 2 book for children who recognize familiar words and can read new words with help. It is short length perfect for reading practice with early readers, or a fun

It is short length perfect for reading practice with early readers, or a fun bedtime story, total length 11 pages.

Author: Rohini Nilekani
Illustrator: Tanaya Vyas

 

Text and Images from Grandma’s Glasses

grandma's glassesNani keeps losing her glasses.
“Where did I keep them?” she always asks. Without her glasses, she cannot find her glasses.

So she needs me. To be her eyes, to find her own eyes!

grandma's glassesSometimes her spectacles are in the bathroom. Or on her bed. Or on her head.
“Nani, ” I say, “they are on your head!”

“Of course! How silly of me. Thank you, Richa dear, ” she says with a giggle.
This time, though, I cannot find Nani’s glasses. Not yet.

grandma's glassesI have looked everywhere. In all the usual places. On her head, in the bathroom,
inside her cupboard, and on the puja shelf. I have looked under her favourite chair and on the dining table.
Nothing. No glasses. Where could they be ?

<End of excerpt>

Or read along the story below

 About Pratham and Storyweaver

StoryWeaver, part of Pratham publishing is Indan non-profit organisation, is an open platform designed to be innovative and interactive. It invites both, the weaver of stories and the reader to connect and share the fascinating world of words and illustrations. They have a wonderfully large, collection of high quality books in many languages, and versions.

More Books by Pratham:

city of storiesCity of Stories – Fun Fiction

Author: Rukmini Banerji Illustrator: Bindia Thapar

City of stories describes a sad city without any stories, then like floods after a drought, a city with too many stories, and finally finding balance. Nobody in the city has time to tell a story, until Didi and a little girl start a tidal wave of stories, that washes over everybody. A fascinating fable of transformation of a city without stories into the City of Stories.

A Helping Hand

Author: Payal Dhar, Illustrator: Vartika Sharma

A Helping Hand, A series of letters tell a heart warming and inspiring tale of friendship and dealing with disabilities. The writer is asked to show the new girl around. To begin with it’s awkward, and the other kids don’t understand, but differences are what make us stronger! Another great Creative Commons book from Pratham

Everything Looks New

Mala Kumar, Manisha Chaudhry, Priya Kuriyan

 Everything looks new – Vasant Panchami is the Indian celebration of the first day of spring. What exciting things happen in India in spring? Another beautiful creative commons book from Pratham and Storyweaver. Level 2, Words 320.

The Day It Rained Fish

Ramendra Kumar and Delwyn Remedios

he Day It Rained Fish – Imagine if it started raining, but not water, fish! Would it be a good thing or a bad thing? Find out in this short illustrated creative commons book from Storyweaver. This is a Level 2 free book created in Pratham’s 6 frame challenge, that is the story has only 6 frames, so is great for reading exercises based on short stories with questions or reading when time is short.

up_worldUp World, Down World

Author: Padmaparna Ghosh Illustrator: Sunaina Coelho

Up World, Down World – In a canopy forest in India, the Up World and Down World have always been suspicious of each other. But it all changes when Gopa the dormouse drops her book by accident on Fatima’s head. A story about the biodiversity of the canopy forests and friendship

 

Ma, Is That You? – Security made simple - Four friends have a secret meeting place, but someone keeps trying to get in. Is it Ma like the person says, or is it a scary monster? The group has 3 forms of security to protect their secret meeting place. This book provides a nice simple explanation of security and why it’s important in a ...
An Umbrella for Druvi - Druvi needs an umbrella to protect her wings from the rain. Join the dragonfly as she searches for the perfect leaf-umbrella. Sample Text from An Umbrella for Druvi Druvi the dragonfly has just learnt to fly. She flies near the pond with her friends. They tease the frogs and eat mosquitoes for lunch. In the ...
Have you seen Sundari? – A finding game - A little girl looks for her frog, Sundari, on each page you can try to find Sundari where he is hiding. A fun finding game for young children. Sample Text from Have You Seen Sundari? – A finding game Have you seen Sundari? Sundari is green and loves to hide. Is Sundari hiding among the ...
Goby’s Noisy Best Friend - Goby’s Noisy Best Friend – Goby and Snap are best friends, they help each other out. Snap is a pistol shrimp and goby is a goby fish. Snap doesn’t see very well but he makes a lot of noise. Goby wonders if he is such a good friend until she gets in trouble one day ...
Every Tree Counts, counting book Every Tree Counts – A counting book - Every Tree Counts is a counting book with 10 different types of trees. Enjoy sharing the attributes of the different tree types with your child as you count each type of tree. Learning nature studies and counting all at once. This is a level 2 book from Pratham’s Storyweaver suited for young readers who love ...
How to Catch the Wind – STEM fun - In How to Catch the Wind – STEM fun we learn how the wind is used to make electricity.  A Simple book with an easy to understand explanation of wind power. Sample Text from How to Catch the Wind – STEM fun Air is always around us. Moving air is called wind. When wind blows, ...
Tiger, Tiger, Where Are You? – Track a Tiger - In Tiger, Tiger, Where Are You, we track a tiger by the different marks it leaves. A tiger researcher is out looking for tiger hair and poop as part of his study. He finds plenty of signs of the tiger, but where is the big cat? After all, there are so many ways to see ...
Tell Me Now! – ‘Good For You’ - In Tell Me Now! – ‘Good For You’ the story tells us what is ‘good for you’ and ‘not good for you’. This is a level 1 book for children just beginning their reading journey. Author: Madhav Chavan, Illustrator: Rijuta Ghate Sample Text From Tell Me Now! – ‘Good For You’ Why should I go ...
Irku’s First Day Of School – A wordless book - Irku’s First Day Of School follows through all the activities of a day at school and Irku’s excitement at the new experiences. The book is a wordless book for children to create there own words to the pictures.         Sample images from Irku’s First Day of School <End of sample> Read the ...
My Brother and Me – Fill in the word - In My Brother and Me children can fill in the missing word in this short book about two brothers and what they do each day. Sample text from My Brother and Me This is Samir. He is in class four. This is me. I am in class one. Every morning we get ready for school. ...

See more books about Family below

 

Tall or Short – Early Reader - In Tall or Short the main character compares himself to members of his family and indicates whether they are taller or shorter. This book has lots of repitition making it a good choice for early readers. Sample Text from Tall or Short Pa is getting my hat. Pa is tall. Ma is getting my shirt. ...
My Brother and Me – Fill in the word - In My Brother and Me children can fill in the missing word in this short book about two brothers and what they do each day. Sample text from My Brother and Me This is Samir. He is in class four. This is me. I am in class one. Every morning we get ready for school. ...
Home – Poignant look at refugee status - Home is a poignant look at life for a little girl that ends up as a refugee. The little girl lives in a village with her family but one day armed men are on their way inbound and her and her mother are separated from her family and follow a river of people to a ...
Mission Cycle, Curfew Mission Cycle – A child’s experience with Curfew - Mission Cycle is a tale of learning to ride a bicycle and at the same time an experience of Curfew through a child’s eyes. Author: Rohini Mohan, Illustrator: Jayesh Sivan Sample Text from Mission Cycle Is it morning already? Why didn’t Ammi or Abbu wake me up? Did they forget I have school? Did they ...
Auntie Boi’s Gift - In Auntie Boi’s Gift a family visits the post office to collect a gift from their Auntie, the girls have fun guessing what the gift might be. Illustrated by Ndumiso Nyoni, Written by Baeletsi Tsatsi Sample Text from Aunti Boi’s Gift Kopano and Rea are going to town for the first time ever! “Remember to ...
There’s an Alien in my House – A surprise new resident - In There’s an Alien in my House, a child gets a big surprise when the new arrival isn’t so alien after all. A good fun way to introduce young children to arrival of a new sibling. This is another awesome book brought to u by Bookdash licensed under creative commons. Illustrated by Suné Nadine, Written ...
Come Stay With Me – Bunny and Turtle have a visit - Come Stay With Me – Tendai Turtle’s Granny has hurt her shell and Mum and Dad have to go to help her. “Come stay with me,” says Tendai’s best friend Busi Bunny, and the fun begins. A short fun story about a play date and sleepover. BookDash books are perfect for young children and those ...
I am the Colour of Honey – Biracial experiences - I am the Colour of Honey – Biracial experiences – A little girl explains what it is like to have people make judgments about her skin colour. She loves her biracial family and wishes others would understand. A poignant look at our multicultural society through the eyes of a child, perfect for social studies or ...
children's human rights ebook I Know My Rights – Explaining, Celebrating, and Creating Awareness of Children’s Human Rights - In I Know My Rights, Menaka Raman explains in a clear and no compromises way what children’s basic human rights are. The poignant book includes a child-friendly version of the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child and advice on where and how to seek help. The book provides this important advice for any ...
behind the lie support for domestic violemce Behind the Lie – A story about domestic violence and the importance of talking to someone - Behind the Lie tells a tale of a family living with domestic violence, find out how they manage to work out a way to share their problem without making things worse. This book shares knowledge to support domestic violence victims with practical advice told in a very easy to understand way, and also helps all ...


Sponsored Links:

Note – if you sign up through these links, it doesn’t cost you any extra, but FKB receives a small donation, which helps us move towards our aim of
FREE Hardcopies!  

All our posts are checked by Grammarly, the FREE online grammar checker (We still receive a donation even if you only sign up for the free account :-):

This site is hosted by Bluehost:

 
Spread the love

Comments 1

....