Menu

Flying High – Early Reader

Flying High Early reader CoverIn Flying High, a young boy dreams he is flying high. A beautiful story for small children. The repetitive simple text  also makes this perfect as an early reader, for children learning to read.

Another great Creative Commons Book fro Pratham and Story Weaver.

Written by Vidya Tiware
Illustrated by Rijuta Ghate
Translated by Rohini Nilekani

 

 

Text From the Book:

Mother’s song was soft and sweet.
Chandu was listening to it.

Chandu fell asleep.
In his dream, he was flying.

2

Flying, flying
into a garden.
Look! A butterfly, so pretty.
The butterfly said, “Well, hello! How are you?”
“Fine, thank you,” Chandu replied.

4

Chandu flew a bit higher.

Flying, flying.
He flew into a sparrow.
“Hi there! How do you do?” she asked.
“Very well, thank you,” Chandu said.

6

Then Chandu soared still higher.
Flying, still flying, he met an eagle.
Hello friend! How are you?” the eagle asked,
“I feel good/’ replied Chandu.

8

Chandu was flying higher and higher.
It seemed so easy.
Flying, flying.
So high that he came up to an aeroplane.
“Hey, Chandu, how do you do?” the aeroplane asked.
“Fine. And safe journey!” Chandu quickly replied.

10

Soon Chandu climbed higher than before.
Flying and still flying.
A rocket came to meet him.
“Hello sir, how do you do?” the rocket shouted
“Very well/’ Chandu smiled.

12

Still, Chandu was flying higher and higher.
Now the stars were twinkling all around.
They were smiling at Chandu,
as though he were a part of them.
“How are you feeling Chandu?” one star asked him.
“I am feeling great!” he said.
Suddenly, the stars began to wobble. And shake.

14

It was Mother, shaking Chandu awake.
“Good morning, how are you?”
He hugged her hard and said,
‘Oh, now I feel better than ever before!

16

<End of Book>

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.
Pratham’s mission is to see “a book in every child’s hand” and democratize the joy of reading.

Pratham’s books are available now in digital form on the Storyweaver platform.

See more Early Readers in our Early Reader category: https://freekidsbooks.org/subject/early-reader/

See more books from Pratham in our Storyweaver-Pratham category: https://freekidsbooks.org/publisher/storyweaver-pratham/

Why Are Bubbles Round? - Manu and Maya want to make some bubbles, why buy a bubble kit when you can make your own, their Ma suggests. They make their own bubble kit and then get to wondering more, for example what if the bubble kit shapes were not round, would it produce square bubbles? What if they added some ...
5 Simple Ways To Inspire Your Child To Write - Writing is one of the most important skills that children need to learn. As well as being an essential skill that they will require in their adult life, it is also a powerful tool for expression. Yet, for many children, writing is a challenging and boring chore. Here are five ways in which you can ...
Tania and the Mystery Smoker - This is book 35 of The Tania Series. Sonia is burned by a cigarette butt that falls on to the balcony of her home. Tania is enraged. She is determined to find the person who hurt her little sister and put a stop to their barbaric behavior by publicly humiliating them. But how will she ...
Lost in the Internet - Kunal’s Mum warned him against watching too much on the internet lest he gets sucked in, but he doesn’t listen. Kunal gets suddenly sucked into the internet and goes on a journey of discovery. Sample Text From Lost in the Internet Kunal loved the Internet. He was always asking Mummy for her phone so he ...
The Ideal College Prep Timeline: It Starts Earlier Than You Think - Every parent wants to help their child succeed through college and beyond, but some wait until their teen is about to graduate high school to start seriously discussing higher education. While high school performance does have the largest impact on their future academic opportunities, what they really need to succeed is a college-oriented mindset. Introducing ...
Megan and the Mystery of the Moving Rock - Megan is searching for her little sister’s missing cat. She is determined to find Frits. On the way she confronts a mysterious and scary rock creature and ends up in a strange new land. Find out what happens in this short entertaining fantasy story. Sample text from Megan and the Mystery of the Moving Rock ...
Important Life Lessons Books For Kids - We can all agree that, when we were kids, we loved to read books, novels, and stories. Even though most of them have been just fairy tales, we enjoyed listening to and reading them. Of course, kids cannot know if the content of the book is a true picture of life or not. The most ...
Best Kids’ Books for Dyslexics and Reluctant Readers - Reading is essential for the development of the mind and also to grow one’s vocabulary. So, we must make sure that the kids are readers from a tender age. Ideally, the more they read, the better they get at it. More reason they should read more. However, this isn’t always easy to accomplish, especially when ...
Creating an Efficient Shared Workspace for Parents and At-Home Students - As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses and organizations worldwide have been forced to move online, including many schools that are relying on remote learning. This means that millions of parents are sharing their workspace with their children for the first time. Working from home can be stressful enough without the added pressure of ...
I Want to be a Baker - I Want to be a Baker is about a young child wanting to become a baker, and through the trials of learning, experiencing the feelings of giving up. But persevering and receiving help he eventually achieves his goals. Sample Text from I Want to be a Baker I want to be a baker! Because I ...

 

 
Spread the love

Comments 2

....