I Like to Read – English level 1

I Like to Read is perfect for early readers as it has a lot of pictures to keep young readers entertain while introducing to them new words for them to learn, use and understand.

written by Letta Machoga, illustrated by Wiehan de Jager, published by African Storybook

Initiative (© African Storybook Initiative, 2014) under a CC BY 4.0 license on StoryWeaver. Read, create and translate stories for free on


Sample page and text from I Like to Read

Who can I read to?

Who can I read to?

Who can I read to?

My father and
grandfather are busy.

Who can I read to? I
can read to myself!

<end of book I like to Read>

About Pratham, Read India

Pratham Books was set up in 2004, as part of the Read India movement, a nation-wide campaign to promote reading among children. Pratham Books is a not-for-profit organization that publishes quality books for children in English and multiple Indian languages. Pratham’s mission is to see “a book in every child’s hand” and democratize the joy of reading.

Pratham’s books are available now in digital form on the Storyweaver platform.


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I Like to Read in Spanish Version

A mi me gusta leer!

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