Pishi Caught in a Storm – Adventure with Sea Creatures

Another great story brought to us by Pratham’s Storyweaver. This is a Level 3 book suited for children that are able to read on their own.

Authors: Mala Kumar, Manisha Chaudhry
Illustrator: Sangeeta Das


Text and Images from Pishi Caught in a Storm

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Facts about Stingrays from Pishi Caught in a Storm

Dear Reader,
The Indian Ocean is known as ‘Ratnakara’ in ancient Sanskrit literature. Ratnakara means the mine of jewels.

Manta rays often visit cleaning stations. A cleaning station can be called nature’s hospital in the ocean. Here, small fish such as angelfish swim in the manta ray’s gills and over its skin. They are called cleaner fish because, they clean the manta ray by eating up parasites and dead tissue. Even though manta rays are huge, they are quite gentle.

They are hunted by many animals like big sharks, whales and humans.

A YouTube Animated adaption of Pishi Caught in a Storm

An animated version of an adaption of Pishi Caught in a Storm is seen below, I think the animator did an amazing job, I hope he got an a on the project!


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