The Race is a short picture book, perfect for pre-schoolers and kindergarteners. The simple language and repetition makes it a nice book for beginner readers.
The book is 5 pages and 55 words, less than a minute, or around 5 to 10 minutes for a beginner reader.
Text from The Race (A Beginner Reader)
Four friends want to have a race with their toys.
Veen has a green car.
Meena has a yellow auto.
Sanju has a red bus.
Manju has a blue lorry. Ready 1-2-3, GO! Here comes Lucky. Ha-ha, Lucky has joined the race. Look, look! Lucky is the fastest of them all. Lucky wins the race.
<End of Book – The Race>
The Race is brought to us in creative commons by Pratham’s Storyweaver platform and is available to share
Author: Kanchan Bannerjee, Illustrators: Kavya Singh, Natasha Mehra
About Pratham, Read India
Pratham Books was set up in 2004, as part of the Read India movement, a nation-wide campaign to promote reading among children. Pratham Books is a not-for-profit organization that publishes quality books for children in multiple Indian languages.
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