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Ritu’s Letter Gets Longer

ritus letter gets longerRitu’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 books.

By: Mala Kumar and Henu

 

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Ritu's Letter Gets LongerGrandpa was writing a letter. Ritu stood beside him, leaning on the arm of the old chair.
“Grandpa, have you asked Aunty to send Mani to our home for the holidays?”

Ritu's Letter Gets Longer“Of course, dear Ritu, I have written to your Aunty. Look here, let me read out the letter –
Dear Pooja, Hope you are fine. Mani must be having holidays now. Ritu is very eager to see him. Do send him here to Tumkur.”

Ritu's Letter Gets LongerRitu jumped up and down. And since she could not stop herself, she ran around the room once and hugged Grandpa.
“Would you like to post this letter yourseld?” asked Grandpa.
Ritu’s eyes open wide. “all by myself/ Oh, may I?”

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