Samira’s Awful Lunch

This is a Level 2 book from Pratham’s Storyweaver aimed to children who can recognize familiar words and can read new words with help. The book has minimum amount of words  and lots of pictures that illustrate what is being said on the story.

By: Bharati Jagannathan, Preeti Krishnamurthy


Sample Page from Samira’s Awful Lunch:

Samira made a face when she opened her tiffin box and thought,
‘Who wants to eat parathas and brinjal curry?
Not I.’ Last week Amma had given her noodles with capsicum and carrots.
“The noodles are squiggly and they look like worms, ”
she said when she went back home.

<End of Sample Page from Samira’s Awful Lunch>

Or read along the video below


About Pratham Books

Pratham Books goes digital, FKB  is helping with their aim to get a book in every child’s hand!

Storyweaver, their digital platform is provided to weave a whole new chapter in the realm of multilingual children’s stories. Knitting together children, authors, illustrators and publishers. Folding in teachers, and translators. Creating a rich fabric of openly licensed multilingual stories for the children of India and the world. Their unique online platform, StoryWeaver, is a playground where children, parents, teachers and librarians can get creative, using the resources to make your own unique books online.

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About Storyweaver

Pratham’s platform Storyweaver allows people to read, create, translate, and make variations of books. They have thousands of books, and images, which people can make their own books from and share them with others. All the books provided by Pratham are licensed as creative commons, that is they are free to be shared. The only restriction is that all resulting work must be shared in the same way, and due credit must be provided to the original creators (CC-BY-SA).

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