Menu

The Magic Bookmark

the magic book markThe Magic Bookmark – A student dislikes school and reading so much he gets a rush just by hearing those two words. But one day he has to produce something handmade for a school assignment. He asks his mother for her help and she advises him to make a bookmark.The student has so much fun making the bookmark, that at the same time he develops an interest in books. His reading is slow and timid but he uses the bookmark he has made. The bookmark (magically) moves on to the next pages and before he knows it on to the next book and the next book and the next book. Another beautiful story from Saita Publications, translated for the original Greek version.

By: Iraklis Lampadariou, illustrated by Apollonia Paramythioti

Text and Images from The Magic Bookmark

 

The Magic Bookmark“Not again! Let me sleep a little more… Why do you
want me to say this every day, over and over
again? Nothing has changed. I don’t want to go to
school today, either. And why does it always have to
be your way?

Not another day with books, notebooks, lessons,
problems, pencils, pencil cases, bells and reading!”
said Jason to his mother. It was yet another
morning call. Every school day started like that for
Jason or God forbid the planet would go wrong.

The Magic BookmarkFor Jason school was his worst nightmare ever.
There were times you would think he could get a
rush all over his face only with the sound of the
word “school”.

As much as he liked chocolate, candy, ice-cream and
french fries, at the same degree he disliked school.
He would rather not see his favourite friends for a
whole year than go to school for a day. And if his
attendance was not compulsory, he would not set
foot in there.

<end of sample>

See more of these books below

 

All Phones and Games – Monster and Me - Monster Newmon has a story about a puppet show he put on, but the other monsters are busy making havoc with their phones. Do Newmon’s feelings get hurt? Read this debut book from iPOPs by selecting one of the buttons below the post.  Spread the love
I Can Dress Myself – Wordless Book - I Can Dress Myself is an amusing short wordless book about a child getting herself dressed while Mum is sleeping. This story was brought to us by BookDash, if you enjoyed this story, see more stories from BookDash below.  Spread the love
Human Values Foundation Stories on Values 2019 Edition – By children for children - Human Values Foundation Stories on Values is an endearing and beautiful collection of short stories written by children, as selected entries from the Human Values Foundation’s annual Stories on Values competition. This edition is from 2019. The Human Values Foundation has kindly made these available to republish here so as to reach a wider audience ...
Billy Wants it All – Book 7 Billy Growing Up Series - Billy Wants it All – Billy Growing Up Series – It’s important that children learn both the purpose and value of money and how it fits into the way they will have to live when they are adults.  Parents take care of a child’s financial needs until they leave education. Food always appears on the ...
Tell Me Now! – ‘Good For You’ - In Tell Me Now! – ‘Good For You’ the story tells us what is ‘good for you’ and ‘not good for you’. This is a level 1 book for children just beginning their reading journey. Author: Madhav Chavan, Illustrator: Rijuta Ghate Sample Text From Tell Me Now! – ‘Good For You’ Why should I go ...
Reba Wants Ice Cream - Reba badly wants ice cream, but her mum tells her to finish her homework first. She needs a new notepad and her mum sends her to the shop. The shop keeper gives her too much change. What does she do? Wind out in this short story about being honest. Sample Text from Reba Wants Ice ...
Gappu Can’t Dance - Gappu can’t dance or can she? Everyone in Class 1A knows Gappu can’t dance. When the students raise their left hand, she raises her right! Can Komal Ma’am get Gappu to dance? A story about the joy of dancing, using the concept of opposites. Sample Text from Gappu Can’t Dance Komal Ma’am is showing 1A ...
How Bittu Bottu Got Better – Basic Robotics - Andy Prakash was so bright he built himself his own robot. The robot did all Andy’s chores, he even decided to send the robot to school in his place, this is where the trouble started. Will Andy be able to help Bittu Bottu? Find out in this humorous adventure with basic robotics advice at the ...
The Right Way School - At The Right Way School students do things the right way. They all stand in line and speak only when spoken to. Until one day a little girl comes along that doesn’t know the right way. Find out what happens to The Right Way school. Sample Text from The Right Way School The Right Way ...
The Best Foot Forward The Best Foot Forward – Getting muddled - In The Best Foot Forward the centipede gets confused over a simple task, yet is able to carry it out with ease when under stress. Have you ever got confused over a simple task? There is a reason why Centipede gets confused. Author: Rustom Dadachanji, Illustrator: Tanvi Bhat Sample Text from The Best Foor Forward ...
 
Spread the love

Comments 1

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

....