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My Best Friend – short story with imagination

In My Best Friend, we see how imagination and dreams can make something feel real. A young girl plays with her mirror image, but the image doesn’t talk back, until she falls asleep. This picture book is perfect for early readers and toddlers. Another great book from pratham and storyweaver Author: Anupa, Lal Illustrator: Suvidha …

 

I Don’t Want To Go To Sleep – Bedtime Fun

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In I Don’t Want To Go To Sleep we find some fun bedtime solutions for the child that doesn’t want to sleep. A fun bedtime book for young children. Another great book brought to us by Bookdash, see more of their books on our site here: https://freekidsbooks.org/publisher/bookdash/ Illustrated by Subi Bosa, Written by Sarah McGregor   …

 

My Father’s Dragon – Classic humor for elementary children

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This is a classic humor for elementary children about how the narrator’s father and a friendly stray cat go in search of an imprisoned young dragon. On the way deceiving the wild animals who want to stop him or eat him, or both, with cute tricks and traps. Hilarious imagery results as the animals give …

 

Beautiful Stories From Shakespeare

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Beautiful Stories From Shakespeare written as stories for children, by classic children’s book author Edith Nesbit. by: Edith Nesbit Text from Beautiful Stories From Shakespeare A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Hermia and Lysander were lovers; but Hermia’s father wished her to marry another man, named Demetrius. Now, in Athens, where they lived, there was a wicked law, …

 

The Jungle Book

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The Jungle Book a classic tale of Mowgli – a boy who is abandoned in the jungle and bought up by wolves, a bear, and a panther. The original tale has lots more to tell than the popular disney version and makes a great story for bedtime – children will want to go to bed …

 

Little Women

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The classic novel Little Women, following the lives of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March—detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood, emphasising, periodically, the importance of domesticity, work, and true love, all of them interdependent and each necessary to the achievement of its heroine’s identity. By: Louise M Alcott Excerpt: (click on the link below …

 

A Christmas Carol

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A Christmas Carol the classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future. By: Charles Dickens   Excerpt: Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. Scrooge signed it. And …

 

A Tiny Seed – The Story of Wangari Maathai

A Tiny Seed – Wangari Maathai understood that a lot can be achieved for the world by planting a tiny seed and letting it grow. Through her belief and her dreams for her country and people, she became the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize. This inspiring true story for children is brought …

 

Hello Seal – Will You Play With Me?

A short sight word photo book based on the words “Hello seal…will you play with me?”, with our favourite very cute seals, and featuring 30 common sight words, and also a nice story for bedtime. By: Zehnya Bruckert and Danielle Bruckert NOTE TO TEACHER / PARENT The words are repeated throughout the book so that children …

 

A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand – A series of letters tell a heartwarming and inspiring tale of friendship and dealing with disabilities. The writer is asked to show the new girl around. To begin with it’s awkward, and the other kids don’t understand, but differences are what make us stronger! This story is about a young girl …

 

What Shall I Wear Today

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What Shall I Wear Today – Did you ever struggle to make your mind up what to wear? Another great creative commons, Level 2 book from Pratham and Storyweaver. By: Natasha Sharma, Tanvi Choudhury Sample Page From What Shall I Wear Today: Do you get the feeling sometimes that none of your clothes are just right? I …

 

I Can Help

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I Can help – Learning how to help is part of growing up, big girls and boys can help their parents, but is the help always helpful? Another great level 1 creative commons book from Pratham and Storyweaver. By: Mini Shrinivasan, Aman Randhawa Sample Page from I Can Help: <End of Sample Page From I Can Help> About …

 

I See Colours

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I See Colours – A short book with the phrase I see…. and animals of different colors. A nice short book for very small children and early readers. By: Mustard Seed Books     I See Colours – These books for beginning readers support phonics-based classroom instruction by including a high concentration of phonetically regular words, …

 
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