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Londi The Dreaming Girl – Daydreams from BookDash

In Londi The Dreaming Girl, Londi is always daydreaming. This can be fun when a cloud turns into a goose, fish, or sheep, but what happens when she’s asked to do something important for Gogo? Can Londi keep her mind on the task? Find out more in this cute picture book about day dreaming from …

 

Why is there a hole in the wall? Imaginative reasoning from BookDash

Why is there a hole in the wall? Explores all the possibilities of what might have caused the hole in the wall. Imaginative reasoning and different ideas give many ideas for discussion with young readers. This story is brought to us by BookDash.BookDash believes every child should own a hundred books by the age of …

 

Small Bird’s Big Adventure – another great picture book from Bookdash

Small Bird’s Big Adventure is another fun picture book from Bookdash. The small bird loves giant, but when she can’t find giant, he goes on an epic adventure trying to find her. Read more by selecting the links below the post, or see the text below. Small Bird’s Big Adventure text Small Bird was a …

 

BookDash – Creative Commons Stories For Children

I’ve recently been uploading quite a few books from BookDash, a South African Non-Profit organisation that is as passionate about getting books to kids as we are. If you’ve wondered like me how they manage to create all the wonderful books, and make them fly free on the internet, as creative commons contributions, here below …

 

Tu peux rester avec moi – Come Stay With Me French

Tu peux rester avec moi – Come Stay With Me French – A story about Tendai turtle and a friend bunny named Busi. When Tendai’s Mum and Dad went to see Granny, Busi told tendai to stay with me. They play and have fun all day. A short fun story for little kids to enjoy. …

 

टाइग की अनोखी दुनिया – Tig’s World Hindi

टाइग की अनोखी दुनिया – is the Hindi version of Tig’s World: Tig is a little girl who has an important question that she needs answered. She ask her parents her mom being a scientist and her dad who is a writer. After she heard both their answers, she is sure one of them is …

 

Tig’s World – An important question

In Tig’s World Tig asks her mom who is a scientist and her dad who is a writer what happens to the people on the bottom side of the earth and why they don’t fall off. Whose answer is right? Author: Sam Wilson, Illustrator: Dorian Dutrieux     Sample Text from Tig’s World Tig’s mom …

 

The Biscuit Jar Must Fall – Adventure in team work

The children are offered a reward of biscuits if they clean up, but when it’s time to get the biscuits their minder is nowhere to be found. An adventure in teamwork results as they endeavor to get the biscuit jar down from the shelf. Will they get it down in the end? Find out in …

 

La mer – The Sea French

La mer – The Sea French – A little girl went to the beach along with her family to escape the hot weather. She then starts playing with the waves and realize how much fun it is. This picturebook uses simple words suited for young children. This book is leveled as French 2 from BookDash

 

The Sea – Playing with Waves

The Sea a story about a girl and her family who went to the beach to escape the heat. She soon realizes how much fun it is playing with waves. This book has a lot of repetitive words with illustrations perfect for young children to learn new words. This book is brought to us by …

 

Where’s That Cat – Wordless fun

In Where’s That Cat, a wordless book, the inventor’s daughter goes looking for her missing cat. Adventure and humor follow in the resulting hunt. Sample Images from Where’s That Cat Illustrated by Thea Nicole de Klerk Written by Sam Wilson Another great book brought to us by BookDash, ensuring more books in children’s hands. See …

 

Why Do Birds Sing At Dawn – Fun folktale

In Why Do Birds Sing At Dawn we find a fun folktale style story about birds singing at Dawn. Mama bird goes on a mission to save the forest and the babies are left alone, they miss her, learning to sing gives them hope she will return and she does. Illustrated by Emmanuel Grebo, Written …

 

Teju’s Shadow – Dealing with fear

In Teju’s shadow, Teju’s Mama helps him get over his fear of the dark and fear of his shadow. A cute story for young children who are afraid. Illustrated by Ndumiso Nyoni, Written by Sope Martins Sample Text from Teju’s Shadow “What’s that?” Teju hides. “It won’t find me here!” He runs. “Why are you …

 

Mama Antelope’s House – Fun Early Reader

In Mama Antelope’s House we see lots of repetition which makes it a great early reader, or just a fun story for young children. Hare plays a trick on the other animals, can they get into Mama Antelope’s House? Who is making all the noise? Find out more, learn a lesson in manners, and have …

 

Auntie Boi’s Gift

In Auntie Boi’s Gift a family visits the post office to collect a gift from their Auntie, the girls have fun guessing what the gift might be. Illustrated by Ndumiso Nyoni, Written by Baeletsi Tsatsi Sample Text from Aunti Boi’s Gift Kopano and Rea are going to town for the first time ever! “Remember to …

 

A Very Busy Day – A trip out to the shops

In A Very Busy Day a little girl goes to the shops with her Mama, they visit a great many places, groceries, shoes, and more. The text also explores opposites as descriptors, the predictability and repetition make it nice for an early reader. Sample Text from A Very Busy Day Today is a very busy …

 

The Great Tidy Up – Good clean fun

The Great Tidy Up – Inspire Children to Clean – When Gogo goes to sleep, siblings decide to tidy up as a surprise for Mama and Papa. A great book to inspire independent cleaning by children, as Khwezi and Mzamo tidy up the toys, sweep the floor, wash the dishes, and much much more, all …

 

There’s an Alien in my House – A surprise new resident

In There’s an Alien in my House, a child gets a big surprise when the new arrival isn’t so alien after all. A good fun way to introduce young children to arrival of a new sibling. This is another awesome book brought to u by Bookdash licensed under creative commons. Illustrated by Suné Nadine, Written …

 

Mali’s Friend – How to have a friend

A short tale of how a shy boy gains and have a friend. Mali doesn’t enjoy playing with the other children, he prefers playing by himself, but when Lesedi persists to ask him to play he gives in and finds it is fun, they become friends. A tale of overcoming shyness. This book is brought …

 

Thato’s Birthday Surprise

Thato’s Birthday Surprise – Thato’s birthday is near and her mothers is planning a big surprise for him. He gets excited and think of the gift that he is about to receive. Everyday before his birthday he imagines what kind of gift it will be. This is a Level 2 book from Storyweaver and Bookdash. …

 
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