Who’s the Prettiest

A beautifully illustrated children’s story about the foolishness of bickering and jealousy, including colour recognition and days of the week.

Author: Janaki Sooriyarachchi

Excerpt from Who’s the Prettiest


She wore the violet dress on Sunday.
She wore the indigo dress on Monday.
She wore the blue dress on Tuesday.
She wore the green dress on Wednesday.
She wore the yellow dress on Thursday.
She wore the orange dress on Friday.
She wore the red dress on Saturday.



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This story can make a nice bedtime read for children leaving them with a good lesson to remember while they sleep, approximately 10 minutes reading time.

About the Author: Janaki Sooriyarachchi is a highly respected author from Sri Lanka with an exceptional community spirit. She demonstrates her value for contribution by continuing to make her books available for free for download at, some of which are reproduced here with Tikiri’s permission.


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Comments 5

  • This book gave a wonderful message that all things are unique in their way.. And all are important<3 and we should not degrade others.

  • this is my kids favorite book..i havent read anything interesting than this to my 4 yr old..she is crazy about this book..and actually started reading that she doesn’t have to run after me holding her nook……i truly appreciate the author..keeep it up..the words wouldn’t be enough..u r a gr8 author..

  • Oh, by the way, great book.

  • Thank you for this book I liked how it had the days of the week and the colors and descriptive words and a great message keep up the good work.

  • Aww this book is so cute. It is the cutest one I’ve read in awhile! Some of the punctuation and grammar could be improved on. Thank you so much for sharing. I liked it so much that I just called my daughter to read it to her. 🙂


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