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My Best Friend – short story with imagination

my best friendIn My Best Friend, we see how imagination and dreams can make something feel real. A young girl plays with her mirror image, but the image doesn’t talk back, until she falls asleep.

This picture book is perfect for early readers and toddlers.

Another great book from pratham and storyweaver

Author: Anupa, Lal Illustrator: Suvidha Mistry

 

 

Text From My Best Friend

my best friendI have a friend. She lives in my house.

my best friend
When I am happy, so is she.
When I cry, she cries too.

my best friendBut I cannot hear her voice. My friend lives inside the mirror.
“Come out,” I tell her, “we will play.” She does not come out.
I am not happy. I go to sleep.
She comes out of the mirror in my sleep! And we have fun.
We play, we run, we shout and scream together.
When I talk to her, she also talks to me.
In the morning, my friend will go back into the mirror.
But I don’t mind at all. We will play again in my dreams!

<End of Text From My Best Friend>

Also available as a read-along video:

This book is also available in French, Spanish, German, and Hindi in our Foreign Languages Section

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.

This is a level 1 story from Pratham’s Storyweaver platform.

See more books from Pratham in our Pratham-Storyweaver category.

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