Two friends learn about repairing broken items, a shirt, an iron, a bicycle tyre. This story is about inspiring repair and not throwing away broken items to reduce our carbon footprint.
Attribution Text: A Stitch in Time (English), written by Himadri Das, Veena Prasad, illustrated by Ankitha Kini, supported by CISCO, published by Pratham Books (© Pratham Books, 2018) under a CC BY 4.0 license on StoryWeaver. Read, create and translate stories for free on www.storyweaver.org.in.
Sample text from A Stitch in Time – repairing broken items
“Oh no,” wails Shyam.
The seams of his favourite shirt have come apart.
“I can’t wear this shirt anymore, Thatha!
“Of course you can, silly,” his grandfather says.
“We can repair it!”
Thatha takes a needle and a spool of blue thread.
He shows Shyam how to stitch
the seams together.
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