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What Happened to the Shawl? Buddhist parable – A monk approaches Buddha in need of a new shawl. Before he gives it to him Buddha delves deep into the situation of what happened to the old shawl. A story of reduce, reuse, recycle. Sample Text from What Happened to the Shawl? Buddhist parable One day, …

 
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Stories on Values is an endearing and beautiful collection of short stories written by children, as selected entries from the Human Values Foundation’s annual Stories on Values competition. This is the Stories on Values 2018 edition. The Human Values Foundation has kindly made these available to republish here so as to reach a wider audience …

 
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Stories on Values is an endearing and beautiful collection of short stories written by children, as selected entries from the Human Values Foundation’s annual Stories on Values competition. The Human Values Foundation has kindly made these available to republish here so as to reach a wider audience with these endearing and important lessons. More details …

 
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Here’s another bumper edition of Aesop’s fables, this one includes 147 fables, beautifully illustrated by Milo Winter. The contents is hyperlinked, and the morals have been summarised at the beginning for easy reference. This edition, formatted by Free Kids Books, is also available in pdf, flipbook, and in an editable (odt) format. Aesop’s fables for …

 
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In I Know My Rights, Menaka Raman explains in a clear and no compromises way what children’s basic human rights are. The poignant book includes a child-friendly version of the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child and advice on where and how to seek help. The book provides this important advice for any …

 
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This is a version of most Aesop’s fables for children available with questions. The awesome thing about this version of Aesop’s Fables is that it has comprehension questions for every fable at the end, and the index is hyperlinked thanks to awesome tools available in Adobe software. Unfortunately, it does not have images and text …

 
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In The Kung-Fu Grasshoppers, the grasshopper’s children are taken prisoner by a hungry monster. Two strangers arrive in the grasshopper village, an old man and his granddaughter. Who are they, and can they help to save the grasshopper children from the evil monster who holds them prisoner in the nearby woods? This suspense-filled tale of …

 
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Raj is a radiator, but he cares a lot about all his friends. He wants to make everyone warm. Tim the tea towel gets a bit cold, and the pink flamingo loses an egg, flip a doodle, let’s not let the egg get cold! This exciting tale is a short fun read, with an important …

 
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How the Children Became Stars is a collection of 52 fables and folk tales from all over the world. The folk tales provide important morals and life lessons, and help foster an understanding of other cultures. Each folk tale has an activity at the end, which makes it perfect for classroom or home-school use, and …

 
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Story of Stories is a picture book about a writer bear following his dream to write. What would happen if you were a journalist but there was nothing to write about? Should you give up writing? Or should you find another way to follow your dream? Does it seem journalists have to write breaking stories …

 
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Who’s the Prettiest – A little girl has seven dresses, one for each day of the week and one for each colour of the rainbow. But, all the dresses argue about who is the prettiest. They cannot even stand to be next to each other in the closet or on the washing line. What will …

 
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