Le Gros Roi et le Chien Maigre – Fat King Thin Dog French

This French Level 2 book is brought to us by Pratham’s Storyweaver. This book is suited for children ages 2-5 years old who are ready to start reading. The book will introduce simple words for them with pictures to keep them interested.

Translated by Sak Untala (© Sak Untala, 2007), based on original story Fat King Thin Dog (English), written by Parismita, illustrated by Parismita, published by Pratham Books (© Pratham Books, 2007) under a CC BY 4.0 license on StoryWeaver. Read, create and translate stories for free on

Text from Le Gros Roi et le Chien Maigre – Fat King Thin Dog French

Voici un gros roi.

Le chien voit un oiseau.
Le chien court après l’oiseau.

Ils courent encore et encore.
Ils courent sans s’arrêter pendant plusieurs jours.

Le gros roi est devenu tout maigre.

<end of story – Fat King Thin Dog French>

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The fat king Thin Dog – The Fat King chases a thin dog – what happens, will he stay a fat king? A short fun book for young children.The short length, large text, and repetition makes it very nice for early readers. Another great free Creative Commons children’s story from Pratham and Story Weaver.


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