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come back cat

Come Back Cat – A short and very sweet, delightfully illustrated story about an independent cat. Another great creative commons book from BookDash. The few words and large text size with repetition makes is very suitable for building confidence and keeping attention spans with early readers. Illustrated by Karen Lilje, Written by Nicola Rijsdijk, Designed by Sam …

 
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Whose Button Is It?

Whose Button is it? Is a short story about toys for young children. Someone’s lost a button, will Tinny Tim find it’s owner? This provides a beautifully illustrated mystery to solve for young children. The large text size and repetition makes it a very nice book for early readers. This book is another great Creative …

 
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grandpas gold

Grandpa’s Gold – All the children’s Grandpa’s do amazing things, but Monkey’s Grandpa has something he thinks is even more amazing – what can it be? A short beautifully illustrated creative commons book from BookDash. Illustrated by Elsabé Milandri Written by Kerry Saadien-Raad Designed by Mathilde de Blois   Text and Images from Grandpa’s Gold The …

 
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the moon and the cap

The Moon and the Cap – An endearing tale about a child’s love for a new cap. Another great Creative Commons book from Pratham. By: Noni, Angie, Upesh These books are also available as a read along book, to enable learning reading and learning English with subtitles on Youtube, see the link below. Read Along with …

 
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happy maths book 2

Happy Maths Book 2 – The second book in the Happy Maths series, these books provide practical maths solutions, great for grades 5-7 with stories to help engage the students. The stories are based on Indian lifestyles which also adds to the cultural experience. Another great creative commons book from Pratham publishers. By: Mala Kumar, Angie …

 
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happy maths book 1

Happy Maths Book 1 – A mathematics book with many stories built around the problems, with questions and answers. The book is aimed at children of grade 3 to 5 maths and english levels. Stories are based around Indian lifestyles and this book can also be a nice way to learn about different cultures. By: Mala …

 
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chuskit goes to school

Chuskit Goes To School – Chuskit is 9 years old, and yearns to go to school, but because of her disability she cannot. After learning about human rights at the local school, Abdul, initiates an effort to change this. Everyone who wants to learn should have access to an education. A beautifully illustrated and heart …

 
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ritus letter gets longer

Ritu’s Letter Gets Longer – Ritu really wants her cousin to come over for the holidays. Her Grandpa writes a postcard to her aunty asking him to come, and she delivers the letter to the post office. Somehow along the way the letter gains a few more words. Licensed under creative common’s CC-BY-3.0 by Pratham …

 
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takloo the little salt seller

Takloo the Little Salt Seller – Takloo solves his parents problem with some entrepreneurial spirit. A beautifully illustrated story with a lesson and some insight into Indian culture. This book is published and licensed by Pratham books under the Creative Commons Share Alike Attribution (CC-BY-SA) License. By: Radhika Bapat and Poonam Athalye   Text and Images …

 
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Gecko on the Wall – “There’s a gecko on my wall”, says the narrator, what sort of other geckos will we see in this beautiful rhyming book about imagination and friendship. Suitable for reading to pre-school children, or reading by children learning to read. Author: Danielle Bruckert Excerpt: There’s a gecko on my wall. I don’t mind …

 
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