Dadi Ki Sari (Granmother’s Sari)

Grandmother's favourite sari is blown away by the wind. Anu and her grandmother set out to look for it. They meet a policeman, a neighbour and a fish seller on their way. Do they find the sari? Listen to find out.

Kichu Kenchua (Kichu the Earthworm)

Kinchu the earthworm decides to go out for a walk despite her mother’s warnings. What follows is an adventure where she dodges a hungry chicken, a proud mayna and a ferocious vulture before being saved miraculously from the mouth of a frog.

Hathi Aur Kutte Ki Dosti

A story about an unusual friendship between a dog and an elephant.

Nadi Aur Parvat

A river once wondered, what is the purpose of this ever changing world with no time to rest, she felt jealous of the mountain who has all the time in the world to stand at one place and never do anything. Whose life is better? Well, the wise mountain has got the answer. Listen to this story.

The Librarian of Basra

Alia Muhammad Baker is a librarian in Basra, Iraq. Her library that has 30,000 books, is a meeting place for the book lovers of the city. The library has books in hundreds of different languages and even has a 700 year old book on Prophet Muhammad. Alia loves her library and the books. They are dearer to her than mountains of gold. As Iraq heads into war, Alia fears for her library and the books. Will she be able to save the books and the library or will the war destroy everything? This is a beautiful story about how one person’s conviction and love can move mountains; literally.

The Story of Ferdinand

The Story in Hindi Full Text of Story Once upon a time in Spain there was a little bull and his name was Ferdinand. All the other little bulls he lived with would run and jump and butt their heads together, but not Ferdinand. He liked to sit just quietly and smell the flowers. He had a favorite spot out in the pasture under a cork tree. It was his […]

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

This is the story of Sadako Sasaki. Sadako was 2 years old when the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on 6th August 1945. She and her family escaped unhurt except her grandmother who died later that evening. Sadako grew up to be a happy young girl and an enthusiastic sprinter until the dizzy spells started and she was diagnosed of leukaemia or blood cancer. Fighting with her condition in the hospital and struggling to get back to her family, Sadako was told by her brother that she could have her wish come true if she folder 1000 paper cranes. Sadako folded 644 paper cranes in all, hoping against hope to survive. With her family by her side, Sadako died on the morning of October 25, 1955 at the age of 12.

Kyun Kyun Ladki (The Why Why Girl)

What do you call a girl who has asks ‘Why?’ for everything – the Why Why Girl. This story is about a young girl named Moyna who lives in a little tribal village. She has so much work to do through the day that she cannot attend school but her head is full of questions. She is so full of questions that the postmaster calls her the ‘why-why girl’!

Choohon Ka Juloos (A Procession of Mice)

This is a Tibetan fable where a cunning cat comes up with a strategy to get a daily supply of mice, till the clever brothers, Ambho and Shambo devise a counter plan!

Bandar Mama (The Crocodile and the Monkey)

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