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I Can Make Things! – English Level 1 Story

i can make thingsI Can Make Things! An English Level 1 book from Pratham’s Storyweaver, this is a story of a boy who can make many things. He can draw his mother and Sister but he is told of somethings he cannot do like drawing on the wall. He can do a lot of amazing things that his little sister cannot.

This is an English level 1 book suited for early readers and children who want to start reading. The book has a lot of wonderful pictures on it to keep children interested while learning new words.

I Can Make Things! (English), written by Mini Shrinivasan, illustrated by Tanvee Nabar, supported by Parag: A Sir Ratan Tata Trust Initiative, published by Pratham Books (© Pratham Books, 2013) under a CC BY 4.0 license on StoryWeaver. Read, create and translate stories for free on www.storyweaver.org.in

Sample from I Can Make Things!

i can make things!I am a big boy now.

I can draw and I can make things.

i can make things!I draw my mother, she sits still.

I draw my sister, she does not sit still.

i can make things!I draw many things.

But I am told not to draw on the wall.

I can make things!I can make things.

I make a drawing of a cat, she is fat.

I make a fish. It is small.

I make paper boats, birds and planes.

I make houses and trains.

My sister makes a mess!
I can make many things. But my sister cannot!

<end of story – I can make things>

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.

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Read I Can Make Things in these other language versions below.

Je sais fabriquer plein de choses!Je Sais Fabriquer Plein de Choses!

French Version

 

 

Puedo hacer cosas!Puedo hacer cosas!

Spanish Version

 

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