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a gecko on the wall

Gecko on the Wall – “There’s a gecko on my wall”, says the narrator, what sort of other geckos will we see in this beautiful rhyming book about imagination and friendship. Suitable for reading to pre-school children, or reading by children learning to read. Author: Danielle Bruckert Excerpt: There’s a gecko on my wall. I don’t mind …

 
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the sun who lost his way

The Sun Who Lost His Way – “And what is so wrong with my liking game playing instead of learning Geography?” That’s what the naughty sun, Shiny, kept saying all the time. One day the time he should rise and shine, in order to start a new day for people, came.  Cheerful and eager, he …

 
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the golden ballon

The Golden Balloon – “- But I’m a balloon just like you” , it said hesitantly to the round balloons that were looking from up high and were laughing. It was different from the rest, with a rare, almost gold colour. It had every right to be proud of its appearance but it had yet to …

 
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all about seals

All About Seals – A non-fiction book about seals, aimed at 5-7 year olds (Grade 1-2), including lots of facts about seals and sea lions and some very cute photos. This book is open source and is available for free distribution under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License. By: Zehnya Bruckert and Danielle Bruckert   …

 
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takloo the little salt seller

Takloo the Little Salt Seller – Takloo solves his parents problem with some entrepreneurial spirit. A beautifully illustrated story with a lesson and some insight into Indian culture. This book is published and licensed by Pratham books under the Creative Commons Share Alike Attribution (CC-BY-SA) License. By: Radhika Bapat and Poonam Athalye   Text and Images …

 
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ritus letter gets longer

Ritu’s Letter Gets Longer – Ritu really wants her cousin to come over for the holidays. Her Grandpa writes a postcard to her aunty asking him to come, and she delivers the letter to the post office. Somehow along the way the letter gains a few more words. Licensed under creative common’s CC-BY-3.0 by Pratham …

 
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the volcano who got sniffles

The Volcano Who Got The Sniffles – “Sleepy has the sniffles.” “It’s alright, it will pass! It’s only a cold!” But Sleepy is not a human, he is a volcano! “Well I’ll be! Do volcanoes get the sniffles as well?”An allegoric story about the importance of good company, strong friendship, and the beauty that spreads …

 
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a zebra called dottie

A Zebra Called Dottie – Who’s my dad? Why do all the other kids have a dad and I don’t know who my dad is? What is the meaning of beauty? Am I beautiful? What should I do when kids make fun of me at school?In this endearing tale, spotty the zebra, learns the answers that …

 
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the rabbit and the flower

The Rabbit and the Flower – The rabbit finds a pretty flower, and he likes it a lot. His friends the birds help him find many more pretty things around him. Eventually the rabbit realises what is the most beautiful thing in life. This is the third book in Sarbasst’s Tales of the Lord series …

 
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pink flowers

This book is all about pink flowers! A simple non fiction book with beautiful photographs and interesting facts about the various of flowers. The book is available in Creative Commons – CC-BY-NC (attribution, non-commercial). The book, with it’s ‘pink’ theme, is dedicated to all those affected by and working with breast cancer, and has information …

 
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