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Books That Speak

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BooksThatSpeak is our effort to help our kids fall and stay in love with books and stories - even if it means that they are listening to the stories instead of reading them.Tune in for audio versions of children's stories in Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati and English.

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Bani (बानी) - Hindi Stories for Kids - Pratham Books

August 28th, 2021

8:54

Bani can float in her sleep and reach the most amazing amusing places. Would you like to float along?

Original story Bani by Pratham Books

Written by

Hidden treasure (Gadaa Dhan) - Hindi Stories for Kids

April 14th, 2021

4:21

What is the real treasure that the parents can pass on to their children? Money, materialistic things or something else?

Narrated by Asawari Doshi

Story's Video: https://youtu.be/4e-g31WAvVg

Thanks to e-initiative by …

Road (मैं सड़क हूँ) - Biography for Kids in Hindi

April 10th, 2021

3:32

Road is speaking with us, narrating about itself.. 

Narrated by Asawari Doshi

Story's Video: https://youtu.be/u_H_vWZDTcw

Thanks to e-initiative by …

I want to ride a Motorbike (मैं मोटरसाइकिल चलाऊँगी) - Hindi Stories for Kids - Pratham Books

April 8th, 2021

12:00

Diya’s fascinated by motorbikes. She can’t wait to turn sixteen and ride one. Especially after Diya finds out that her aunt is a biker! A story about identity and the freedom to choose.

Original story I Want to Ride a …

One Drop of Water (थेंब आज हा पाण्याचा) - Marathi Poem for Kids

March 22nd, 2021

2:28

Today is World Water Day !

Water is so important for every living being's survival. Each drop of water counts.

Beautiful poem written by Sunanda …

Vadani Kaval Gheta (While having food) - Marathi Stories for Kids

March 16th, 2021

6:41

We should have food just enough to satisfy our hunger and should not have excess. And definitely not to waste it.


Narrated by Asawari Doshi

Thanks …

Colouring Books (Rangeet Rangeet Pustak) - Marathi Stories for Kids - Pratham Books

March 6th, 2021

3:20

School started after the holidays. Her friends were amazed to see the rainbow-colored books in Bhanwari's backpack. How she says to them- "Ah, this …

Yogya Chunaav (Appropriate Choice) - Hindi Stories for Kids

March 3rd, 2021

4:04

Understanding the problem and finding its subsequent solution is important and not only carrying higher responsibility position.  

Story written by …

Kadogoo changed his life - English Stories for Kids - Room to Read

March 1st, 2021

3:52

Kadogoo is not the best student in his class, but he knows that he can do better. What will Kadogoo do to become the student he knows he can be?  

Original story Kadogoo Afanya Mabadiliko by Godfrey Mishomari 

Salaam Namaste - Marathi Stories for Kids

February 24th, 2021

9:32

Inspite of poverty at home, Shekh Muhammed and his ailing sister Zubaida have not forgotten, the basic but very important human values, like …

Neem - Hindi Poem for Kids

February 22nd, 2021

1:56

Neem! A tree with high medicinal values, having very useful features, it is an important part of our life. 

A beautiful poem written by Lata Pant

Good Son (Sapoot) - Hindi Stories for Kids

February 18th, 2021

4:24

Are the knowledge and power, the true indicators of a good son? Or serving others and being responsible ?

Story written by Shrikrishna

Narrated by Asawari Doshi

Thanks to e-initiative by Maharashtra State Bureau of …

Peturam - Hindi composition for kids

February 15th, 2021

1:32

Peturam is fasting today. He won't eat much! Really??

Written by Dr. Trilokinath Brajwal

Narrated by Asawari Doshi

Thanks to e-initiative by …

Todani (Harvest) - Marathi Stories for Kids

February 11th, 2021

10:29

Vasant and Meera - the children of Sugarcane Harvest farmers - are very much interested in learning, but unable to go to school and obtain education. 

A very different Holi Celebration (Alag Andaz me Holi) - Hindi Stories for Kids

February 9th, 2021

5:28

Aged family members are supposed to be respected and well-treated. They deserve the due respect.

Story written by Pawan Chouhan

Thanks to an e-initiative by Maharashatra State Bureau of Textbook Production & …

A person who sells dreams (Swapn Vikanara Manoos) - Marathi Stories for Kids

February 4th, 2021

6:22

Your dreams can be, not only for satisfying your own needs, but also for serving other and make them happy.

Written by Ashok Kotwal. 

Thanks to an e-initiative by Maharashatra State Bureau of Textbook Production & …

Amara Madhav Kaka (Our Uncle Madhav) - Gujarati Stories for Kids

February 1st, 2021

6:43

Uncle Madhav is a symbolic personality, which can be found in everyone's home. It is a funny, family story. Uncle Madhav does some household task, …

Havaa (Wind Breeze) - Hindi Poem for Kids

January 30th, 2021

1:24

How the wind breeze blows from one place to another place? A small beautiful poem in Hindi from a child's point of view.

Written by Kavi Kedarnath …

Betiyan bhi chahe Azadi (Girls Also Want Freedom) - Hindi Poetic - Pratham Books

January 28th, 2021

2:26

Now girls also want azadi. Freedom from violence and harassment, the freedom to choose and to exercise their rights. And azadi to be who they want to …

Idgah - Marathi Stories for Kids

January 26th, 2021

33:39

Hamid is a small boy (age 5 years) and shows such a matured gesture towards his grandmother. Conquering over all his child - like wishes - instead of …

The Girl Who Hated Books (Ek Ladki jise kitabo se nafarat thee) - Hindi Stories for Kids

January 23rd, 2021

13:50

Meena's house was full of books, but Meena hated them all. But one day very strange incident happened which converted Meena from a book hater to a …

Princess wants the moon (राजकन्येला हवा चंद्र) - Marathi Stories for Kids

January 21st, 2021

20:50

A princess is unwell and she wants the moon. How the king and his courtiers did solve this problem? 

Let's find out in this funny story. 

Written by …

Nano's Visit to Dehradun - English Stories for Kids - Doon Tales

January 7th, 2021

7:16

The bird, Nano, got fascinated after listening to the stories about the green, serene Dehradun from her grandma. But to Nano's dismay, Dehradun had changed. Let us us experience the journey of Nano to Dehradun through …

Appa Jevha Lahan Hote - Marathi Stories for Kids - Pratham Books

December 5th, 2020

3:47

It’s drizzling, and Appa tells Chiltari a story of the city of his childhood. And then father and son step out to discover a city where past meets present.  

Original story ಅಂದು, ಇಂದು by S R Ramakrishna 

Translated by …

Metro ki Sair - Hindi Stories for Kids - Pratham Books

December 3rd, 2020

8:41

Zeba and her Abbu are off to see the Qutab Minar. They are taking the Metro. Hop on, and ride with them.

Original story On the Metro by Neha Singh

Translated by Neha Singh.  Illustrated by Rai

Published By Pratham Books

Aapke sath Maa - Hindi Stories for Kids - Pratham Books

November 30th, 2020

4:43

Aadya refuses to do anything without her Ma - whether it’s packing a bag for their holiday to Assam or it’s playing in the river. Will this trip make …

Sinhni Ambadi (The Lion's Howdah) - Gujarati Stories for Kids - Pratham Books

November 26th, 2020

3:25

What happens when the king of the jungle imitates the king of the city? Many rocking adventures! Read this funny story to find out more.

Gujarati Version of story on Storyweaver - Sinhani Ambadi

Original story शेर का …

Introducing podcast - Books That Speak Junior (Introduction in English)

November 24th, 2020

0:53

Books That Speak Junior is a podcast where kids are narrating the stories, poems in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and English.

Books That Speak Junior on :

Spotify

Apple Podcasts

Do come and enjoy the stories !

Introducing podcast - Books That Speak Junior (Introduction in Marathi)

November 24th, 2020

1:10

Books That Speak Junior is a podcast where kids are narrating the stories, poems in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and English.

Books That Speak Junior on :

Spotify

Apple Podcasts

Do come and enjoy the stories !

Introducing podcast - Books That Speak Junior (Introduction in Hindi)

November 24th, 2020

1:03

Books That Speak Junior is a podcast where kids are narrating the stories, poems in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and English.

Books That Speak Junior on :

Spotify

Apple Podcasts

Do come and enjoy the stories !

Introducing podcast - Books That Speak Junior (Introduction in Gujarati)

November 24th, 2020

1:00

Books That Speak Junior is a podcast where kids are narrating the stories, poems in Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and English.

Books That Speak Junior on :

Spotify

Apple Podcasts

Do come and enjoy the stories !

Usane Puraskar (Prize - Any How) - Marathi Stories for Kids

October 27th, 2020

8:43

Why we tend to give so much importance to get a prize in any competition? Gaining the prize looks like an ultimate goal. What about enjoying the …

A Visit to the Aleph-Beth Farm - English Stories for Kids

October 18th, 2020

4:28

Visit the Aleph-Beth Farm to be part of a day tour led by Aleph and Freddie. A Visit to the Aleph-Beth Farm attempts to bring to focus the relationship between a parent (caregiver) and child and is about parent and …

Corona aur Meri Dinacharyaa (My Pandemic Diary) - Hindi Stories for Kids

October 16th, 2020

9:30

Corona has brought everyone’s lives to a standstill and children are bearing the brunt of this storm as well. Schools are closed and so are the …

Aaichya Premache Samikaran - Marathi Stories for Kids

October 14th, 2020

12:05

Is there a thumb rule that child gets love only from his or her mother ? No one else loves the child as mother does? What if child does not have …

Swatantrata ki ore (Marching to Freedom) - Hindi Stories for Kids - Pratham Books

October 2nd, 2020

12:17

नौ वर्ष का धनी साबरमति आश्रम में रहता है। उसने हठ पकड़ ली है कि वह महात्मा गाँधी के साथ दाँडी यात्रा पर जायेगा। अंग्रेजों द्वारा लगाये गये नमक कर का विरोध करेगा। दाँडी यात्रा कि ७५ वीं जयन्ती पर लिखी गयी एक दिलचस्प …

Only fools go to school (Keval murkh jaate hai school) - Hindi Stories for Kids - Pratham Books

September 18th, 2020

13:41

Sambha doesn’t want to go to school, ever. He thinks school is for fools. One day, the teacher takes him to school. He secretly enjoys himself, but …

Sir M. Visvesvaraya - English Stories for kids (Replay)

September 15th, 2020

18:15

Re-Releasing the story on National Engineers' Day 15th Sept. - birth anniversary of Sir M. Visvesvaraya.

As a child, Vishwa walked a long way to get …

Sir M. Visvesvaraya - Marathi Stories for kids (Replay)

September 15th, 2020

22:19

Re-Releasing the story on National Engineers' Day 15th Sept. - birth anniversary of Sir M. Visvesvaraya.

Original story "Sir M. Visvesvaraya: The Builder of Dams, Bridges and a Nation" by Mala Kumar. 

Translated into …

Akkula aavrena rag (Angry Akku) - Marathi Stories-Pratham books - Kids stories

September 8th, 2020

7:04

Releasing the story on the International Literacy Day - 8th September!

Akku is having an awful day and it’s making her very, VERY angry. Read this …

Akku huee gussa (Angry Akku) - Hindi Stories-Pratham books - Kids stories

September 8th, 2020

7:19

Releasing the story on the International Literacy Day - 8th September!

Akku is having an awful day and it’s making her very, VERY angry. Read this …

Kahani Dinosaur ki - Hindi Stories for Kids

September 6th, 2020

10:20

What was the period when the Dinosaurs were there on the Earth? What were different types of dinosaurs? How the dinosaurs were vanished?

Written by Ashutosh Upadhyay.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Source of this story:

Teachers Day - Respect, Gratitude and a small Tribute to all teachers

September 5th, 2020

1:51

Today Teachers Day! In reality, we should thank our teachers daily since we are today because of them. We meet so many teachers in our daily life - …

Booker T. Washington - Marathi Stories for Kids

August 30th, 2020

13:14

Traces the life of the black educator who rose from slavery to found Tuskegee Institute.

Original Story "Booker T. Washington" by Jan Gleiter, Kathleen Thompson.

Illustrated by Rick Whipple.

Translated into Marathi by …

Dhyan Singh ‘Chand’: Hockey’s Magician - English stories for kids

August 29th, 2020

14:34

Today 29th August - National Sports Day! Re-playing the story as a small tribute Major Dhyan Chand Singh our Hockey maestro. 

The man who came to be called the Wizard of Hockey, Dhyan Chand, started playing hockey with …

Nobiyachi Vihir (Nobiah's Well) - Marathi Stories for Kids

August 16th, 2020

11:21

A modern African Folktale about a boy named Nobiah who has to travel far to get a jar of water for his mother, sister, himself and their garden. The …

The Dividing Lines - English Stories for Kids

August 14th, 2020

3:21

A beautiful poem on the eve of India's 73rd independence day!

A poet wakes up to a wonderful dream, one that imagines a world without borders

Ahilyabai Holkar - Marathi Stories for kids - Replay

August 13th, 2020

16:18

The story of Ahilyabai Holkar, a queen who ruled Malwa for 28 years. Read about this ruler who made history with her deeds.  Remembering her on her …

Junuka aur Dhaan wale Rakshas - Hindi Stories for Kids

August 10th, 2020

9:05

During this monsoon season, our farmers are busy in paddy fields, sowing seeds. Let's keep them in mind in this story. 

Growing rice is hard work, and Junuka can’t do it all by herself. Who will help her?

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Gulam aani Sinh (Androcles And The Lion) - Marathi Stories for Kids

August 5th, 2020

7:53

A slave runs away from his master and hides in the woods – then finds himself face to face with a limping lion…

Maitriche Beej (The Seed of Friendship) - Marathi Stories for Kids

August 3rd, 2020

6:26

Original story "The Seeds of Friendship" by Michael Foreman.

Translated into Marathi by Susheel Menson.

Source of this story : http://www.arvindguptatoys.com/

Narrated by Asawari Doshi

How can Adam bring the green …

Dostee Zindaabaad - Marathi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

August 2nd, 2020

19:54

On the occasion of Friendship Day!!

Original story "Long Live Friendship! A Humorous Play for Children" by Meera Dixit. 

Translated into Marathi by …

Replay - English Stories for kids - 3... 2... 1... Blast-off! - Pratham Books

July 28th, 2020

5:55

Story Written by Praba Ram and Sheela Preuitt. 

Illustrated by Vidyun Sabhaney.  

Narrated by Asawari Doshi. 

Published by Pratham Books. 

This count-down book introduces readers to fascinating celestial objects, to …

Replay - Book Recommendation -Marathi Book for kids - Navbhartache Shilpkar Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

July 27th, 2020

4:55

Releasing this book recommendation on the death anniversary of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam - 27th July. 

Book Title: Navbhartache Shilpkar Dr. APJ Abdul …

Replay - Hindi Stories for Kids - When I Grow Up (Jab Main Badi ho Jaungi) - Pratham Books

July 17th, 2020

7:01

Rereleasing one of my favourite stories for our new audience.

Original story When I Grow Up by Priyadarshini Gogoi.
Translated into Hindi by Sadaf Jafar.

Illustrated by Tarique Aziz.

Published By Pratham Books.
Narrated …

Hindi Stories for Kids - Shikari ka Cycle Abhiyaan (Shikari's Cycling Adventure) - Pratham Books

July 7th, 2020

10:35

Shikaari ka Cycle Abhiyaan on Storyweaver (https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/138964-shikaaree-ka-saikil-abhiyaan)

When Shikari finds his life come to a pause, he decides to go on a thrilling adventure - cycling all the …

Hindi Stories for kids - Lal Pari - Pratham Books

May 2nd, 2020

8:49

Little Meeto dreams about cars and knows everything about them. One day she meets Red Fairy, a car that can do things that no other car can.
Written by Kamla Bhasin
Illustrated by Tanvi Bhat
Published By Pratham Books (

Marathi Stories for kids - Pyaara (Lovely) - Rajiv Tambe

April 29th, 2020

11:40

Many times we fail to understand the magic of affection, love, the feeling that someone thinks good about me.. 

Listen to this story how this word "Pyaara" (Lovely) sprinkled magic on one small boy from slum area where …

Marathi Stories for Kids - Sundari - Rajiv Tambe

April 25th, 2020

5:44

Pencil ! A simple tool used for writing. But it does so many things for us to make our writing experience smooth. We humans, don't realise it …

Marathi Stories for Kids - Mirette on the High Wire (Mirette chi unch taarevarchi kasarat) - ArvindGuptaToys.com

April 24th, 2020

12:09

Originally written by Emily Arnold McCully
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.
Source of this story : http://www.arvindguptatoys.com/
McCully won the 1993 …

Marathi Stories for kids - Dolas Mijaas (Sighted Ostentation) - Rajiv Tambe

April 20th, 2020

9:43

Many times, we, sighted people, are unable to see many things, which visually challenged people can SEE using their hands.
One of the beautiful …

Hindi Stories for Kids - Silent Music - A story of Baghdad (Shaant Sangeet) - James Rumford

April 14th, 2020

8:01

Original Story "Silent Music - A story of Baghdad" written by James Rumford.
Translated into Hindi by Vidushak.
Narrated by Asawari Doshi
Source of this story: http://www.arvindguptatoys.com/
When bombs begin to fall, Ali …

Marathi Stories for kids - Ganit Bhutatki (The Maths Ghost) - Rajiv Tambe

April 9th, 2020

26:14

Is Maths subject really scary? It's a practical subject, rather than theoretical. Let's listen to this funny story about the day of Maths exam.
Story written by Rajiv Tambe.
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.
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Marathi Stories for Kids - Making friends with snakes (Saapanshi Dosti) - Pratham Books

April 6th, 2020

14:36

Original story Making Friends with Snakes (But from a Distance) by Rohan Chakravarty (https://storyweaver.org.in/users/21577-rohan-chakravarty)
Translated into Marathi by Bhagyashree Kenge
Illustrated by Rohan Chakravarty

Hindi Stories for Kids - When I Grow Up (Jab Main Badi ho Jaungi) - Pratham Books

April 3rd, 2020

7:01

Original story When I Grow Up by Priyadarshini Gogoi.
Translated into Hindi by Sadaf Jafar.
Illustrated by Tarique Aziz.
Published By Pratham Books (https://storyweaver.org.in/publishers/441-pratham-books) .
Narrated …

Marathi Stories for Kids - Lion on the loose (Sinh Phirayla Gela) - Pratham Books

March 31st, 2020

13:10

Original story Lion on the loose by Paro Anand.
Translated into Marathi by Utkarsha Manish
Illustrated by Avishek Sen
Published By Pratham Books
Narrated …

Hindi Stories for Kids - Kabaadiwala - Pratham Books

March 28th, 2020

4:51

Original story Cheenu's Gift by Sridala Swami.
Translated into Hindi by Manisha Chaudhry.
Illustrated by Suvidha Mistry.
Published By Pratham Books (https://storyweaver.org.in/publishers/441-pratham-books) .
Narrated by …

Book Recommendation - Pustak Na vachnari Mulgi (Girl who doesnot read books) - Marathi Book for kids

February 3rd, 2020

5:32

Book Title: Pustak Na Vachnari Mulgi (A girl who doesnot read books)
Published by: Jyotsna Prakashan, Pune
Language: Marathi
Link to purchase this book …

Book Recommendation - Pluto - Ektara Publications - Hindi Magazine for kids

January 17th, 2020

6:15

Book Title: PLUTO (Bi-Monthly Hindi Magazine)
Published by: Ektara - Takshshila ka Baal Sahitya Evam Kalaa Kendra
Language: Hindi
Link to subscribe this magazine:

Gujarati Stories for kids - Do it today itself (Kal Kare so aaj Kar) - Saral Spandan Magazine

January 13th, 2020

9:57

Going on postponing the TO-DO list may result into loosing the important and joyous opportunities. Try to do your work on time. It will give you …

English Stories for Kids - Rama Goes to Town - Pratham Books

December 27th, 2019

5:11

Original story by Shilpi Pradhan.
Translated by Shannon David.
Illustrated by Jupiter Pradhan.
Published By Room to Read (https://storyweaver.org.in/publishers/1280-room-to-read) .
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.
‘Rama Goes to …

English Stories for kids - Girisha from the Hills - Pratham Books

December 20th, 2019

3:15

Original story by Nazia Jabeen
Translated into Hindi by Rose Larsen
Illustrated by Mamun Hossain
Published By Room to Read (https://storyweaver.org.in/publishers/1280-room-to-read)
Narrated by Asawari Doshi
When a wild …

Hindi Stories for Kids - Khoya Paaya (Lost and Found) - Pratham Books

December 16th, 2019

3:40

Original story Lost and Found (https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/356-lost-and-found) by Sukhada Rahalkar
Translated into Hindi by Poonam S. Kudesia
Illustrated by Sukhada Rahalkar
Published By Pratham Books (

English Stories for Kids - The Tiffin Gang - Pratham Books

December 13th, 2019

5:07

Written by Shweta Ganesh Kumar
Illustrated by Ogin Nayam
Published By Pratham Books (https://storyweaver.org.in/publishers/441-pratham-books) .
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.
Meenu dislikes tiffin time because Amma always gives …

English Stories for kids - Piku's Little World - Pratham Books

December 6th, 2019

5:00

Written by Somak Ghoshal.
Illustrated by Proiti Roy.
Published By Pratham Books (https://storyweaver.org.in/publishers/441-pratham-books) .
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.
Piku loves long summer afternoons and does not like dark …

Science Articles - Great Agricultural Scientist George Washington Carver - Dr. K K Kshirsagar

October 14th, 2019

22:48

George Washington Carver - All-time greatest Agriculture Scientist. His recycle, reuse concept from the 19th century is very much applicable in the …

Hindi Stories for Kids -Sringeri Srinivas Learns to Laugh (Sringeri Srinivas ne hasna sikha) - Pratham Books

October 1st, 2019

8:19

Original story Sringeri Srinivas Learns to Laugh by Rohini Nilekani.
Translated into Hindi by Rajesh Khar.
Illustrated by Angie & Upesh.
Published By Pratham Books.
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.
Sringeri Srinivas was …

Book Recommendation - Salo Ki Palo (Marathi Drama) - Marathi Book for kids

September 24th, 2019

6:11

Book Title: Salo ki Palo (Run around..)
Author: Sai Paranjape
Published by Mauj Prakashan Gruh, Mumbai.
Language: Marathi
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English Stories for kids - May Searches for the Sea - Pratham Books

September 21st, 2019

5:27

Original story in Vietnamese. Translated into English by Alisha Berger
Published By Room to Read (https://storyweaver.org.in/publishers/1280-room-to-read)
Narrated by Asawari Doshi
May lives in a mountaintop village miles …

Hindi Stories for Kids - Neeche Utar Ja Rockey (Get down, Rockey) - Pratham Books

September 18th, 2019

3:58

Original story Get Down, Rocky! (https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/61394-get-down-rocky) by Annie Besant. Translated into Hindi by Madhubala Joshi. Illustrated by Sandhya Prabhat.
Published by Pratham Books.
Narrated by …

English Stories for the kids - The Clay's Adventure - Pratham Books

July 31st, 2019

3:28

Original story in the Vietnamese language. 
Translated into English by Sanjana Khoobchandani
Published By Room to Read (https://storyweaver.org.in/publishers/1280-room-to-read)
Narrated by Asawari Doshi
The little lumps of …

Marathi Stories for Kids - Khadakpremi (The Rock Reader) Sudipta Sengupta - Pratham Books

July 25th, 2019

11:56

Original story Sudipta Sengupta - The Rock Reader (https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/61595-sudipta-sengupta-the-rock-reader) by Veena Prasad. Translated into Marathi by Varsha Gajendragadkar. Illustrated by Manjari …

English Stories for kids - The Special Painter - Pratham Books

July 23rd, 2019

5:00

Original story in Vietnamese.  Illustrated by Nguyễn Minh Hải and Nguyễn Minh Hải.  Translated into English by Gouri Srindhi.
Published By Room to Read (https://storyweaver.org.in/publishers/1280-room-to-read)
Narrated by …

Book Recommendation - Lights.. Camera.. Action! Journey of Dadasaheb Phalke - Marathi Book for kids

July 16th, 2019

3:34

Book Title: Lights.. Camera.. Action!
Author: Rupali Bhave
Published by Pratham Books
Language: Marathi
Beautiful illustration by Sunaina Nair Kanjilal.

Hindi Stories for kids - Jugaad se Jaadoo - Pratham Books

July 12th, 2019

9:12

Original story The Scavenger Hunt (https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/71750-the-scavenger-hunt) by Ajit Narra.
Translated into Hindi by Sandhya Gandhi.

English Stories for Kids - Ready? Yes! Play! - Pratham Books

July 7th, 2019

6:47

Written by Arundhati Nath.
Illustrated by Priyankar Gupta.
Published By Pratham Books.
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.
Anu loves cricket and her dream is to play the game. Find out how Anu bowls everyone over when she plays her …

Science Articles in Marathi - New Research in Ice cream - Srushtidnyan Science Magazine

July 5th, 2019

9:45

New research is going on to prolong the melting of ice cream. It is still under experiment. 
Article by Srushtidnyan Science magazine. 
Narrated by …

English stories for kids-Chunu & Munu: It's Freezing! - Pratham Books

July 3rd, 2019

3:34

Original story उहु ! उहु ! जाडो ! by Shantdas Manandhar and Shilpi Pradhan.
Translated by Alisha Berger.
Illustrated by Abin Shrestha.
Published By Room to Read (https://storyweaver.org.in/publishers/1280-room-to-read) .

Hindi Stories for kids - Titali aayi, muskuraayee (A butterfly smile) - Pratham Books

July 1st, 2019

11:21

Original story A Butterfly Smile (https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/11627-a-butterfly-smile) by Mathangi Subramanian.
Translated into Hindi by Meera Hadap.
Illustrated by Lavanya Naidu.
Published By Pratham Books (

English stories for kids - Best Foot Forward - Pratham Books

June 27th, 2019

5:41

Written by Rustom Dadachanji.
Illustrated by Tanvi Bhat.
Published By Pratham Books (https://storyweaver.org.in/publishers/441-pratham-books) .
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.
Mr. Centipede wears 21 pairs of boots on his morning …

Gujarati Stories for Kids - Effect of 'So what!' tendency - Saral Spandan Magazine

June 19th, 2019

8:20

If there is a tendency like "How does it matter to me?", "So what!",  then it is time to rethink and change.
Story by Saral Spandan Magazine. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.
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Hindi Stories for kids - Magic Letter (Jaadui Chitthee) - Pratham Books

June 14th, 2019

6:53

Original story The Magic Letter by Aaquib Jaleel.
Translated into Hindi by Abhilasha Saksena. Illustrated by Shreya Sen.
Published by Pratham Books.
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.
Ijas receives a letter from his best friend …

Science Stories -Geometry of Motions - Vikram Vetaal in PHYSICS Jungle

April 10th, 2019

15:18

Let's know about Geometry of Motions - Linear, Non-Linear, Periodic and Circular Motion.

**Written by Aniket Kavathekar**. ([

Gujarati Stories for kids - Autograph - Saral Spandan Magazine

March 28th, 2019

4:36

Better not to have a prejudice in mind about anyone, based on past experience. You might see some new perspective.  

A story by **Saral Spandan magazine.**

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**.

**Our website:** [

Marathi Stories for Kids - Saru and her Little Secret (Saru aani tiche ivlese gupit) - Pratham Books

March 25th, 2019

16:17

Original story **Saru and her Little Secret** by Sunita Lad Bhamray. Translated by Sandhya Taksale.

Illustrated by Divya George

Published By **Pratham Books.**

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**

Mai does not approve of …

English Stories for kids - The Hat Seller

March 23rd, 2019

3:40

Original story टोपीवाला by Ananta Prasad Wagle. Translated into English by Shannon David. Illustrated by Promina Shreshtha

Published By **Room to Read**.

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**.

On a long day's work, a hat seller …

English stories for kids - How Pintu found Pi - Pratham Books

March 21st, 2019

11:36

Written by Sarat Talluri Rao. Illustrated by Aratrika Choudhury.

Published By **Pratham Books.**

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**.

Pintu is lonely in his …

Gujarati Stories for kids - Adbhut Gufa (Magical Cave)- Saral Spandan Magazine

March 19th, 2019

11:03

Being content and helping out others with what we have is important. 

A story by **Saral Spandan magazine**.

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi.**

**Our website:** [www.booksthatspeak.com](http://www.booksthatspeak.com)

**Listen …

Science Articles in Marathi - Since it's a National Science Day.. - Srushtidnyan Science Magazine

March 17th, 2019

4:26

On occasion of National Science Day, we, human beings, need to rethink while evolving new technologies and uncontrolled usage of the same. We have to …

English stories for kids - Different Abilities - Pratham Books

March 15th, 2019

2:30

Written by Agnes Mabururu. Illustrated by Jesse Breytenbach, Vusi Malindi, and Wiehan de Jager

Published By **African Storybook Initiative**

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**

We all have different abilities, but find out what …

Science Articles - Eminent Indian Agricultural Scientist: Dr. Prabhakar Mahadev Taamboli - Dr. K K Kshirsagar

March 13th, 2019

16:23

**Dr. Prabhakar Mahadev Taamboli** - A soil fertility expert - an important aspect in agricultural development.

These Indian Agricultural Scientists …

Marathi Stories for Kids - Takau Navhe, Tikau! (A Stitch in Time) - Pratham Books

March 9th, 2019

9:32

Original story A Stitch in Time by Himadri Das and Veena Prasad. Illustrated by Ankitha Kini. Translated into Marathi by Rupali Bhave.

Published By **Pratham Books**.

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi.**

First, a ripped shirt …

Hindi Stories for Kids - Bahadur Burli (Bravo Burli) - Pratham Books

March 7th, 2019

12:21

Original story Bravo Burli! by Nabanita Deshmukh. Illustrated by Rohit Bhasi. Translated by Manisha Chaudhry. 

Published By Pratham Books

Narrated by Asawari Doshi

The wise people of the Kondh tribe live close to the …

Science Stories - Taarikh aani Tithi Kiti Time Pass zala? - Vikram Vetaal in PHYSICS Jungle

March 2nd, 2019

13:04

How the concept of TIME is useful for us? Is it just for Time Pass?

Written by Aniket Kavathekar. ([

Hindi Stories for kids - The Village of Five Poles (Paanch khambo vaala gaav) - Pratham Books

February 28th, 2019

3:26

Written by Mukesh Malviya. Illustrated by Proiti Roy

Published by **Room to Read**

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**

After the Electricity Department …

English Stories for kids - Two Mice - Pratham Books

February 26th, 2019

3:39

Original story and illustrated by Aruna Keerthi Gamage. Translated by Rose Larsen

Published By **Room to Read**

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**

One day, a real mouse met a computer mouse. Suddenly, a cat began to chase the …

Science Articles - Eminent Indian Agricultural Scientist: Dr. Mohindersing Randhwa - Dr. K K Kshirsagar

February 25th, 2019

15:02

**Dr Mohindersing Randhwa** - a scientist who started the research in Indian Agriculture, a first one to kick start this revolution.

These Indian …

Marathi Stories for Kids - Amma, How Do You Make Ghee? - Pratham Books

February 22nd, 2019

2:55

Written by Sandhya Taksale. Illustrated by Shailja Jain Chougule.

Published By Pratham Books.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Teena loves ghee, especially on …

Science Articles in Marathi - Women's Scientist Day 11th Feb - Srushtidnyan Science Magazine

February 21st, 2019

4:14

United Nations General Assembly has declared **11th February as Women's Scientist Day. **

Article by **Srushtidnyan Science magazine. **

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi.**

**Our website:** [

English Stories for Kids - How to Solve a Problem like Himani - Pratham Books

February 19th, 2019

9:34

Written by Mala Kumar. Illustrated by Ruchi Shah and **Students of Himalayan Public School**. 

Published By **Pratham Books**

Narrated by **Asawari …

Hindi Stories for Kids- Badshahi Park - Pratham Books

February 15th, 2019

18:43

Original story in Urdu by Shahid Anwar. Translated into Hindi by Shahid Anwar. Illustrated by Tapas Guha.

Published By **Pratham Books**.

Narrated by …

Science Stories - Use of Mind Mapping Technique during Exam - Vikram Vetaal in PHYSICS Jungle

February 13th, 2019

15:40

Exam Special: Use of Mind Mapping Technique while trying to remember answers in an exam hall. It boosts your confidence. 

Wish you good "**Mind Mapping**" Students for your exams! 

Written by **Aniket Kavathekar**. ([

Gujarati Stories for kids - Mithi Vaanino Power (Let's not speak harsh words) - Saral Spandan Magazine

February 8th, 2019

9:17

Should we speak harsh words? Think twice before doing so. Soft words, helping nature definitely go long way.

A beautiful story by **Saral Spandan …

Hindi Stories for Kids - Hatchu! Ha-aaa-tchu! - Pratham Books

February 7th, 2019

5:06

BooksThatSpeak is very happy to release its **EPISODE NUMBER 200** today! Thank you very much everyone!

Original story Hatchu! Ha-aaa-tchu! by Sharada …

English Stories for Kids - What's that smell? - Pratham Books

February 6th, 2019

6:33

Written by Ashwitha Jayakumar. Illustrated by Tarique Aziz

Published By **Pratham Books**

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**

Someone’s been eating all of Madhav and Tara’s food. Strange creatures, fuzzy monsters, or something …

Science Articles in Marathi - Insects and Calculation of Time, Work, Speed - Srushtidnyan Science Magazine

February 5th, 2019

7:10

Insects do the calculation of Time, Work and Speed during their movements.

Article by **Srushtidnyan Science magazine**. 

Narrated by **Asawari Dosh**i.

Hindi Stories for kids - The Catty Ratty Tale (Billion Ki Dawat) - Pratham Books

February 5th, 2019

4:16

Original story by **Saura Writers' Group**. Translated into Hindi by Rajesh Khar. Illustrated by Kusha Kumar Barik. 

Published By **Pratham Books**

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**

एक बार बिल्लियों ने चूहों को अपने यहाँ दावत …

Science Articles - Baamboo Growth : Invitation to Draught (Baamboo Phulora : Dushkala Nimantran) - Dr. K K Kshirsagar

February 4th, 2019

8:25

Let's know more about Baamboo growth and how it invites the draught like situation.  

Science articles worth reading and thinking about the same. Book "Naate Nisargashi - Vane, Vanve aani Maanus - Baamboo Van Bhuvni" …

English Stories for kids - Anand- Pratham Books

February 4th, 2019

2:23

Written and Illustrated by **Rajiv Eipe**. 

Published By **Pratham Books**

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**

Meet Anand! He likes driving around and meeting new people. He likes music, dancing, and animals. He likes looking …

Science Articles in Marathi - TERI - Srushtidnyan Science Magazine

February 3rd, 2019

2:51

**TERI** (The Energy and Resources Institute) encourages the work related to Environment. An article about the awards TERI presented to different people and institutions.

Article by **Srushtidnyan Science magazine**. 

English Stories for Kids - Kham's Precious Little Lamp - Room to Read (Storyweaver)

February 3rd, 2019

3:24

Original story by Phuangthana Phetsavong. Translated into English by Shannon David. Illustrated by Alina Aphayvanh.

Published By **Room to Read**.

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**

Kham owns a lamp. At night, it helps Kham …

Science Stories - Cause and Effect relationship in Physics - Vikram Vetaal in PHYSICS Jungle

February 2nd, 2019

12:00

Thinking and Verification process as **Cause and Effect Relationship** inside Vikram Vetal in Physics Jungle stories series blog.

Written by Aniket Kavathekar. ([

Gujarati Stories for kids - Who is first? (Pahelu kon?) - Saral Spandan

February 1st, 2019

6:01

Let's see how it helps to be humble sometimes instead of being aggressive and arrogant.

A story at the time of Mahabharat - Before the Kurukshetra War -   by **Saral Spandan magazine.**

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi.**

Science Articles - Baamboo Jungle (Baamboo Van Bhuvani) - Dr. K K Kshirsagar

January 30th, 2019

13:50

Let's know more about Baamboo.  

Science articles worth reading and thinking about the same. Book "Naate Nisargashi - Vane, Vanve aani Maanus - Baamboo Van Bhuvni" written by **Dr. K K Kshirsagar**. Published by Mahajan …

English stories for kids - Sunena Devi - Story of a Madhubani Artist- Pratham Books

January 26th, 2019

6:36

Written and illustrated by Vibha Lohani. 

Published By **StoryWeaver Community**.

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**.

Madhubani is a traditional art form mainly practiced by women of Madhubani District in Bihar. Some of them …

Science Stories - Why so many Laws and Conditions in Physics? - Vikram Vetaal in PHYSICS Jungle

January 25th, 2019

12:52

Let's know about "Importance of Laws and Conditions in Physics" inside **Vikram Vetal in Physics Jungle** stories series blog.

Written by **Aniket Kavathekar**. ([

Hindi Stories for kids - Sailing Ships and Sinking Spoons - Pratham Books

January 22nd, 2019

13:12

Original story "**Sailing Ships and Sinking Spoons**" by Jamyang Gyaltsen. Translated into Hindi by Nirmala Shukla. Illustrated by Ngawang Dorjee. 

Published By **Pratham Books**.

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**.

Tenzin and …

Science Articles in Marathi - Padmashree Award Recipients and Vyakti Vishesh - Srushtidnyan Science Magazine

January 20th, 2019

8:42

Let's meet three amazing extraordinary Indian Scientist personalities - Shri Arvind Gupta, Shri Rajgopal Vasudevan and Dr. Smt. Tesi Thomas 

Article by **Srushtidnyan Science magazine**. 

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**.

Hindi Stories for kids - Just the way I am (Main Aisi hi hoon) - Pratham Books

January 18th, 2019

3:31

Story मैं ऐसी ही हूँ! by Bindu Gupta. Illustrated by Kanak Shashi

Published By **Room to Read**

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi.**

Matko is too wide to fit through the yard-gate. Her friends suggest different exercises to help …

Science Articles - Forest, Forest Fire and Man (Vane, Vanave aani Maanus) - Dr. K K Kshirsagar

January 17th, 2019

12:55

Forest fire, which is more man made than natural, has devastating effect on human life and nature.  

**Science articles** worth reading and thinking about the same. Book "Naate Nisargashi - Vane, Vanve aani Maanus - …

Gujarati Stories for kids - Address of God (Bhagwan nu address) - Saral Spandan

January 16th, 2019

8:15

What is the address of God? Do you know?

A beautiful story of a small boy and about his relation with his Dadaji (Grandfather) by **Saral Spandan …

Hindi Stories for kids - Tine and the Faraway Mountain- Pratham Books

January 15th, 2019

11:25

Original story "**Tine and the Faraway Mountain**" by Shikha Tripathi. Translated into Hindi by Poonam S. Kudesia. Illustrated by Ogin Nayam.

Published By **Pratham Books**.

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**.

Whooshoo! …

Science Stories - Why to Study Physics - Vikram Vetaal in PHYSICS Jungle

January 14th, 2019

12:23

Let's know about "**Why to Study Physics in first place?**" inside Vikram Vetal in Physics Jungle stories series blog.

Written by Aniket Kavathekar. ([https://scitechinmarathi.com/](https://scitechinmarathi.com/))

English stories for kids - The Weightlifting Princess - Pratham Books

January 12th, 2019

5:30

Story written by Sowmya Rajendran. Illustrated by Debasmita Dasgupta. Published By Pratham Books.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Princess Nila is eager to win the Surya Championship, the famous weightlifting contest in her …

Science Articles in Marathi - Sufficient Sleep (Pureshi Zop) - Srushtidnyan Science Magazine

January 11th, 2019

3:35

Why sufficient sleep is essential for our health?

Article by **Srushtidnyan** Science magazine. 

Narrated by **Asawari Doshi**.

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**Listen to …

Gujarati Stories for kids - Music Class - Saral Spandan

January 10th, 2019

6:30

Hard work helps us in getting more experience. It will definitely help us now or later.

Title of the story "Music Class". Beautiful story by Saral …

Marathi Stories for kids - Nani's Walk to the Park (Aaji barobar baaget) - Pratham Books

January 9th, 2019

5:41

Original story "**Nani's Walk to the Park**" by Deepa Balsavar. Translated into Marathi by Vandana Kulkarni. Illustrated by Deepa Balsavar.

Published …

English stories for kids -The Mystery of the Cyber Friend - Pratham Books

January 8th, 2019

12:17

Story Written by Zac O'Yeah. Brilliantly illustrated by Niloufer Wadia.  

**Published By Pratham Books.**

**Narrated by Asawari Doshi.**

Shree loves learning new things on the computer. It has games and it has social media …

Science Articles - Naate Nisargashi (Our relation with Nature) - Dr. K K Kshirsagar

January 7th, 2019

15:27

There is a deep relation between Man and Forest. Man needs to work towards maintaining and safeguarding our forests.

Science articles worth reading and thinking about the same. Book "Naate Nisargashi - Vane, Vanve aani …

Science Stories - Preface - Vikram Vetaal in PHYSICS Jungle

January 4th, 2019

9:09

Preface about Vikram Vetal in Physics Jungle stories series blog.

Written by Aniket Kavathekar. ([https://scitechinmarathi.com/](https://scitechinmarathi.com/))

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

One of the innovative and sincere …

Gujarati Stories for Kids - Messenger - Saral Spandan

December 16th, 2018

5:24

Whatever we experience, good or bad, is the result of our past deeds. There is nothing to blame or consider anyone else responsible for that. …

Marathi stories for kids - Let's Make Some Lime Juice! - Pratham Books

December 11th, 2018

4:53

Original story "**Let's Make Some Lime Juice!**" by Nandini Bajpai. Illustrated by Niloufer Wadia. Translated into Marathi "Chala, Karu ya limbu paani" by Sai Keskar

Published By **Pratham Books**.

Narrated by Asawari …

Hindi stories for kids - Mukhil's Bloody Adventure - Pratham Books

December 5th, 2018

7:22

Original story "**Mukhil's Bloody Adventure**" by Kannal Achuthan. Translated into Hindi "मुखिल का रक्तरंजित अभियान" by Nagraj Rao. Illustrated by Tanvee Nabar.

Published By **Pratham Books**.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

जब …

Marathi Stories for kids - Kheer on Full Moon Night (Kojagiri Aani Masala Doodh)- Pratham Books

October 23rd, 2018

4:30

Original story "Kheer on a Full Moon Night" by Mala Kumar and Manisha Chaudhry. Translated into Marathi by Sandhya Taksale. Illustrated by Priya …

English Stories for kids - Kheer on Full Moon Night - Pratham Books

October 23rd, 2018

4:40

Written by Mala Kumar and Manisha Chaudhry. Illustrated by Priya Kuriyan. 

Published By **Pratham Books**.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Meenu wants to play a mrudangam, dham, dham dham, and do you know, Amma wants to learn …

Hindi Stories for kids - World of Music (Sangeet ki Duniya) - Pratham Books

October 18th, 2018

5:04

Written by Shivika Nayyar. Illustrated by Diya Ullas.

Published By **Pratham Books**.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Vivaan is going for a classical music …

Marathi stories for kids - Panipuri inside a Spaceship - Pratham Books

October 9th, 2018

11:02

Original story "**Panipuri inside a Spaceship**" by Vidya Pradhan. Illustrated by Arpita Bhattacharjee. Translated into Marathi by Jui Kulkarni.

English stories for kids - Mission Cycle - Pratham Books

October 5th, 2018

12:10

Written by Rohini Mohan. Illustrated by Jayesh Sivan.

Published By **Pratham Books**.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Noorain is on a mission to learn cycling so that she can win a race against her best friend Wasim. But …

Hindi Stories for Kids - Ek Sair Jungle Ki - Pratham Books

September 24th, 2018

10:23

Original story "**Walking in the Wild**" by Sejal Mehta. Translated into Hindi by Swagata Sen Pillai. Illustrated by Barkha Lohia.

Published By **Pratham Books**.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

चलिए एक सैर पे चलें, ज़खुमा के …

English stories for kids - Pishi and Me - Pratham Books

September 21st, 2018

3:11

Story written by Timira Gupta. Beautifully and Brilliantly illustrated by Rajiv Eipe. Published By Pratham Books.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Chutku …

English stories for kids - The Seed Savers - Pratham Books

September 10th, 2018

6:33

Story written by Bijal Vachharajani. Illustrated by Jayesh Sivan.

Published By **Pratham Books**.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Without seeds, there would …

Hindi Stories for kids - Jis raat chaand gayab Ho gaya- Pratham Books

September 7th, 2018

10:07

Original story "**The Night the Moon Went Missing**" by Shreya Yadav. Translated into Hindi by Puja Omveer Rawat. Beautifully illustrated by Sunaina …

Gujarati Stories for kids - Challenge - Saral Spandan

September 3rd, 2018

6:30

Should we get upset with anyone's comment about our performance? No, definitely not. Instead, let's take it positively and accept it as a challenge. …

English Stories for kids - Amma's Toolkit - Pratham Books

August 31st, 2018

3:59

Story written by Nandini Nayar. Beautifully illustrated by Ashwini Hiremath. Published by Pratham Books.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

When Mini and …

Hindi Stories for kids - Whoopee hyper loop! - Pratham Books

August 2nd, 2018

9:11

Original story "Whoopee… Hyperloop!" by Sreelata Menon. Translated into Hindi by Madhubala Joshi. Illustrated by Satya Krishna Prakash.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Published by Pratham Books.

विष्णु को नर्इ जगहें देखना पसंद …

Marathi Stories for kids - Welcome to the Forest (Jangalatil pherphatka) - Pratham Books

July 31st, 2018

9:53

The original story in English "Welcome to the Forest" by Bhavna Menon. Translated into Marathi by Varsha Gajendragadkar. Illustrated by Kavita Singh …

Ek safar Ek khel - Hindi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

July 6th, 2018

5:54

Original story All Aboard by Rohini Kejriwal. Illustrated by Sahitya Rani. Translated into Hindi by Deepa Tripathi.

Story narrated by Asawari Doshi. Story published by Pratham Books.

नीना का परिवार कोलकाता से दिल्ली रहने …

Ek Paheli Sa Kankal (The Bone Puzzle) - Hindi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

July 4th, 2018

7:11

Original story "The Bone Puzzle" by Lavina Mahbubani. Translated into Hindi by Rishi Mathur. Illustrated by Rajasee Ray.

Published by Pratham Books.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

ज़ोया और अरमान ने माँ की क्लिनिक में सब कुछ …

Marathi stories for kids - Kallu's world 3 - Mangu Mali and the Ambia Bhoot - Pratham Books

July 2nd, 2018

19:03

Original story "Kallu's world 3 - Mangu Mali and the Ambia Bhoot" by Subhadra Sen Gupta. Illustrated by Tapas Guha. Translated by Sucheta Kadethankar.

Published by Pratham Books.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Everybody in …

English stories for kids - A cloud of trash - Pratham Books

June 29th, 2018

7:19

Story written by Karanjeet Kaur. Illustrated by Bhavana Vyas Vipparthi. Published by Pratham Books.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Our website: [http://www.booksthatspeak.com/](http://www.booksthatspeak.com/)

Story's Video on …

Gujarati Stories for kids - Kharu Daan Kayu? (Real Donation) - Saral Spandan

June 27th, 2018

7:39

Title of the story "Kharu Daan Kayu?" (Real Donation). Beautiful story by Saral Spandan magazine. 

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Let's understand the …

Hindi Stories for kids - Pracheen Jeev (Creatures of Old) - Pratham Books

June 25th, 2018

11:11

Original story "Creatures of Old" by Veena Prasad. Translated into Hindi by Vibha Lohani. Illustrated by Kabini Amin. Published by Pratham Books.

Narrated by Asawari Doshi. 

Our website: [

English Stories for kids - Teaching Pa - Pratham Books

May 25th, 2018

5:51

Beautiful story written by Amrutash Misra. Illustrated by Zainab Tambawalla.

Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Story video: [

Hindi Stories for kids - Khel khel me - Pratham Books

May 21st, 2018

2:23

Story Written by Sanjiv Jaiswal 'Sanjay'. Illustrated by Ajit Narayan.

Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Story's Video: [https://youtu.be/z_2OmCmndJ4](https://youtu.be/z_2OmCmndJ4)

Our website: [

English stories for kids - Behind the Lies - Pratham Books

May 17th, 2018

12:20

Story Written by Asha Nehemiah. Illustrated by Aindri Chakraborty.

Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Story's video: [https://youtu.be/iRHwCzIXKTg](https://youtu.be/iRHwCzIXKTg)

Our website: [

Shaanticha Ek Divas (One day from Shanti's Life) - Marathi Stories for kids - Door Step School

May 3rd, 2018

4:16

Story about a little girl, who goes to school and also helps her mother in her daily chores - with a smiling face...

(Tags: Girl, School, Work, …

Hindi Stories for kids - Nanhe pahiye chale sair ko (A Big Day for the Little Wheels) - Pratham Books

May 1st, 2018

7:29

शाज़िया की साइकिल में लगे चुन्नू-मुन्नू पहिये समझते थे कि वे अनोखे हैं। उन्हें नहीं पता था कि पहिये सब जगह होते हैं, मगर भले ही हमें नज़र न आएँ!

Original story "A Big Day for the Little Wheels" by Shals Mahajan. …

English Stories for kids - Kali wants to dance - Pratham Books

April 29th, 2018

9:13

All Kali wanted to do was dance. But how could he? After all, in his village, boys did not dance, especially not Bharatanatyam. A story about dreams …

Hindi Stories for kids - Thoda sa aur (Little by Little) - Pratham Books

April 26th, 2018

5:31

Original story Little by Little by Anupa Lal. Translated by Anupa Lal. Illustrated by Ajit Narayan.

Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

बहादुर खरगोशों ने बदमाश भेड़िये को कैसे मज़ा चखाया? पढ़िये उसी की …

English Stories for kids- My City, My Dogs - Pratham Books

April 24th, 2018

4:55

Story written by Abodh Aras. Illustrated by Sumedha Sah. Photographs by Hashim Badani.  

Published by Pratham Books. 

Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Meet the street dogs of Mumbai. The roads are their playground and they have …

Marathi stories for kids - Devache Dene (Gift from God) - Door Step School

April 22nd, 2018

6:35

God has given each one of us a unique gift. Appreciate it. Preserve it.

Story by Vidya Terdalkar, Illustrated by Pooja Kale.

Published by Door Step …

Hindi Stories for kids - Lassi ya Falooda? - Pratham Books

April 20th, 2018

4:35

Original story Lassi, Ice-cream or Falooda? by Mala Kumar and Manisha Chaudhry. Translated into Hindi by Rajesh Khar. Illustrated by Priya Kuriyan.

Published by Pratham Books. 

Narration: Asawari Doshi.

क्या आम पन्ना लस्सी …

English Stories for kids - Look up! - Pratham Books

April 17th, 2018

3:12

Birds and bats. Kites and planes. How often do you explore the incredible world above us? Get ready to spot the odd ones out in this wonderful book …

Hindi Stories for kids - Cockpit Mein Aarya - Pratham Books

April 15th, 2018

6:06

आर्या हमेशा से उड़ने के सपने देखती थी। आओ जानें आर्या ने अपने सपने साकार कैसे किए। चलिए कॉकपिट में उसके साथ बतौर पायलट उसकी पहली उड़ान पर। सचमुच आज का दिन ख़ास और रोमांचक है!

Original story "Arya in the Cockpit" by Nandita …

Marathi Stories for kids - Rajuche pahile Viman uddan (Raju's First Flight) - Pratham Books

April 13th, 2018

5:13

Original story Raju's First Flight by Nandita Jayaraj. Translated into Marathi by Jui Kulkarni. Illustrated by Upamanyu Bhattacharyya.

Published by …

Hindi Stories for kids - Chalo chale makadiyon se milne (Off to See Spiders!) - Pratham Books

April 11th, 2018

9:18

कावेरी और शिवा मकड़े, मकड़ियाँ देखने निकले। साथ में उनकी शमा दीदी भी हैं। तो चलिए न, हम भी चलें।

(Tags: Spiderweb, Ants, Insects, Kids, Stories, Hindi)

Original story Off to See Spiders! by Vena Kapoor. Translated into …

Marathi stories for kids- Narayanche Ghar - Door Step School

April 9th, 2018

4:26

Narayan, a small boy, used to enjoy his school like all other kids. But now he can't attend the school... Will he be able to go back to school again?

Hindi Stories for kids - Dho daalo (Brushing is No Fun!) - Pratham Books

April 7th, 2018

8:50

रोहन अपने दाँतों में मंजन करने या नहाने से कतराता है। लेकिन उसकी बहन रिया उसे एक ऐसा रहस्य बताती है जिससे उसकी सोच बदल जाती है!

Original story Brushing is No Fun! by Srividhya Venkat, Translated by Deepa Tripathi, …

Marathi Stories for Kids - Kalpanachi cycle ( Kalpana's Cycle ) - Pratham Books

April 4th, 2018

8:11

Kalpana is learning to cycle, but it isn’t easy at all! She falls over and over again, even hurting herself. Does she finally learn to cycle? Does she give up? A heartwarming story about the importance of trying.

English Stories for kids - Summer holidays - Pratham Books

April 2nd, 2018

2:55

Meena is enjoying her summer holidays in Himalayas. She is enjoying the cool river, pleasant smell of the valley flowers and then she realizes, she …

Marathi stories for kids - Kokanchi Gammat (Enjoyable Kokan Trip) - Door Step School Publication

March 31st, 2018

4:57

The beautiful story describing how Rohan enjoyed his trip to Kokan. And which is his all-time favourite place?

(Tags: Kokan, Vacation, Home, Children, …

Gujarati Stories for kids - Super Prize - Saral Spandan

March 29th, 2018

7:59

Does Raghav know what is the super prize he is going to receive, or rather he already has received?

Beautiful story from Saral Spandan Magazine.

English stories for kids - The Very Shocking Report Card - Pratham Books

March 27th, 2018

5:12

What would happen if report cards were not all about studying and writing exams? What marks would you get then?

(Tags: Children, English, …

English stories for kids - The Koel with the sore throat - Pratham Books

March 25th, 2018

6:54

It is monsoon, and there's a koel cooing somewhere in the school. But it seems to have a sore throat! Parvez and Stella have never seen or heard a …

Hindi Stories for kids - Anna's Extraordinary Experiments with Weather - Pratham Books

March 23rd, 2018

8:22

अन्ना मणि एक भारतीय वैज्ञानिक थीं जिन्हें अपने चारों तरफ की दुनिया के बारे में पढ़ना बहुत पसंद था। चलिए झांकते हैं उनकी आठवीं सालगिरह के कुछ लम्हों में और देखते हैं उन्हें वैज्ञानिक बनते हुए।

Original story "Anna's …

Hindi stories for kids - Pariksha Ek hasya vyang (Exam - A comic Satire) - Pratham Books

March 21st, 2018

6:21

परीक्षा का समय हर विध्यार्थि कि ज़िन्दगी मैं बहुत महत्वपूर्ण होता है. परीक्षा पर चुट्की लेते हुए प्रस्‍तुत है ये हास्य व्यंग.

Story written by Sumati Joshi. Illustrated by Audrey Agnier, Catherine Groenewald, Deepa …

Gujarati Stories for Kids - Lasting Impression - Saral Spandan Magazine

March 19th, 2018

8:05

Will the show-off create the lasting impression? Let's hear the story of Mayank, a young man, who is about to step into this big world by taking charge of his new office. 

Story published by Saral Spandan Magazine - …

Hindi Stories for Kids - Aalasi Mama (Lazy Mama) - Pratham Books

March 17th, 2018

9:45

When lazy Raghu Mama claims he can go on wild adventures without leaving his chair, Amish and Soni are amazed. How does he do it? Can Amish and Soni go on these adventures too?

Original story Lazy Mama by Vidya Pradhan, …

Marathi stories for kids - Mulanni Lawli Zaade (Kids plant trees) - Door Step School Publication

March 15th, 2018

6:58

The beautiful story describing how much kids understand the importance of trees.

Story written by Rajani Paranjape, illustrated by Pooja Kale, …

Hindi stories for kids - Kachhua (Turtle Story) - Pratham Books

March 13th, 2018

18:40

Under cover of darkness, baby olive ridley turtles hatch from sun-warmed eggs on remote beaches. But can our little olive ridley survive the dangers …

English stories for kids - When Will Amma Be Back? - Pratham Books

March 11th, 2018

4:05

Roja’s mother leaves for work early in the day. She promises to be back by bedtime. What will Roja do all day without Amma?

This cute story written by Prathiba Swaminathan, illustrated by Alankrita Amaya. Published by …

Marathi stories for kids - Bunty Aani Bubbly - Pratham Books

March 9th, 2018

2:33

Bunty does not like soaps. So, she refuses to clean up. Then one night she has a dream. What happens after that?

Original story "Bunty and Bubbly" by Sorit Gupto, illustrated by Sorit Gupto, Translated into Marathi by …

English stories for kids - 32nd Surajkund International Crafts Mela - Pratham Books

March 7th, 2018

12:53

India is a culturally diverse country and the handicrafts of each state bring out an interesting array of artifacts. Come enjoy a visual walk through …

Gujarati Stories for Kids - Real meaning of Competition - Saral Spandan Magazine

March 5th, 2018

10:43

Bhoomi was so used to winning every game. She somehow had missed the real meaning and feeling of competition. Let's see in this story how she found this happiness of healthy competition and sportsmanship spirit.

Story …

Marathi stories for kids - Puri ka phugte? (Why Does A Poori Puff Up?) - Pratham Books

March 3rd, 2018

9:44

Round, fat pooris are a treat in most Indian homes. Why do they puff? There is a whole lot of science behind this simple question.

Original story "Why …

Marathi stories for kids - Kajavyasarkhe chamakta ka yet nahi?(Why Can't We Glow Like Fireflies?) - Pratham Books

March 2nd, 2018

7:46

Did you know that fireflies are also called lightning bugs? And did you know that baby fireflies use their glow to chase away predators? Jump right into this book if you want to find out more about these creatures that …

Hindi stories for kids - Kitni badi maachis(The Big, Big Matchbox ) - Pratham Books

March 1st, 2018

5:46

प्रेम और उसके साथियों को एक छोटी सी डिबिया को ले कर एक बड़ा काम करने को दिया गया। क्या आप भी उनके जैसा काम कर के देखना चाहेंगे?

Original story The Big, Big Matchbox by Arvind Gupta, translated into Hindi by Manisha …

English Stories for Kids - The Magic Block - Pratham Books

February 28th, 2018

4:33

A special pen slides under the bed. Rinky tries to get it back but she can’t reach it! Will a simple black block be able to help her?

Witty story written by Lavina Mahbubani, illustrated by Rohit Karandadi, published by …

Marathi stories for kids - Aamhi Saare Praani (We Are All Animals) - Pratham Books

February 27th, 2018

4:52

A nice interaction between animals and children and our capabilities!

Funny story written by Madhav Chavan and Meera Tendolkar, illustrated by Santosh …

Gujarati Stories for kids - Bunty and Bubbly - Pratham Books

February 25th, 2018

3:02

Bunty does not like soaps. So, she refuses to clean up. Then one night she has a dream. What happens after that?

Amusing story originally written and illustrated by Sorit Gupto, translated into Gujarati by Shanta Patel. …

Marathi stories for kids - Miss Laya's Fantastic Motorbike Does Not Like Fruits!- Pratham Books

February 23rd, 2018

4:09

Miss Laya the Games Teacher loves helping people! Join her and her fantastic motorbike as they vroom off on a fruit-filled adventure. This is the fourth in a series of stories called Miss Laya's Fantastic Motorbike.

English stories for kids - The Moon and The Cap - Pratham Books

February 20th, 2018

2:26

Do you like to wear a cap on a sunny day? Find out who else likes to wear a cap in this charming book.

Story written by Rohini Nilekani, illustrated by Angie & Upesh, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari …

English stories for kids- Everything looks new! - Pratham Books

February 18th, 2018

3:56

So many flowers, so many colours, so many birds and squirrels chirping and jumping around Meenu! She is enchanted by nature at its best. It is …

Marathi Stories for kids- Babachya Mishaa (Daddy's Mo) - Pratham Books

February 15th, 2018

4:27

What does Anu like the most about her dad? His Mo! Do you know what a Mo is? Actually, Anu likes everyone with a Mo. So much so that when she sees a Mo, she gets funny ideas!

Funny story written by and illustrated by …

Hindi Stories for Kids - Didi ka Rang Biranga Khajana - Pratham Books

February 13th, 2018

4:48

कचरे के ढ़ेर से घिरे हुए बच्चे मौज मस्ती कैसे करें? लेकिन एक दिन कहीं से दीदी आईं और बच्चों के जीवन में रंग लाई।किताबें जो उनकी दोस्त हो गईं।

Story written by Rukmini Banerji, illustrated by Kaveri Gopalakrishnan, …

Marathi Stories for kids-Chaandobachi Topi(The Moon and The Cap)-Pratham Books

February 11th, 2018

2:16

Do you like to wear a cap on a sunny day? Find out who else likes to wear a cap in this charming book.

Original story The Moon and The Cap by Rohini Nilekani, illustrated by Angie & Upesh, translated into Marathi by …

English stories for kids-Miss Laya Starts Her Fantastic Motorbike-Pratham Books

February 9th, 2018

4:09

Miss Laya the Games Teacher loves helping people! Join her and her fantastic motorbike as they vroom off and have different adventures. This is the first in a series of stories called Miss Laya's Fantastic Motorbike.

Marathi Stories for kids - Ekshe Sadatisava Paay (The Hundred and Thirty-Seventh Leg) - Pratham Books

February 7th, 2018

5:00

A millipede hurts herself. She needs help. Now, which is the leg that needs help? A delightful picture book from a winner of Sahitya Akademi’s Bal …

Hindi Stories for kids- Khargosh ke lambe kaan - Pratham books

February 5th, 2018

3:34

खरगोश के कान हमेशा लम्बे और दुम छोटी नहीं हुआ करती थी। यह तो एक केंकड़े की करामात थी! सच्ची।

Original story by Sanatan Juanga, illustrated by Sanatan Juanga, translated into Hindi by Amrit Mishra and Rajesh Khar. …

English stories for kids - Trip to Dahanu - Pratham Books

February 3rd, 2018

4:46

A story about a young girl called Amisha who takes a trip to Dahanu.

Story written by Yachita Nanda, illustrated by Ajanta Guhathakurta, Amit Kaikini, Anurima Chanda, Bindia Thapar, Isha Valentine, Natasha Sharma, …

English storires for kids - Dipa Karmakar - In Perfect Balance - Pratham Books

February 1st, 2018

8:08

Dipa Karmakar was the first Indian female gymnast to compete in the Olympic Games. In 2016, she finished fourth at the event held in Rio. She grew up in Tripura and began learning gymnastics at the age of five. Read …

Marathi stories for kids -Kottavi Raja and his Sleepy Kingdom- Pratham books

January 30th, 2018

13:34

Kottavi Raja had trouble sleeping. Only at night. During the day, when his ministers discussed complex problems, he’d find himself nodding of f. He asked everyone for remedies. Nothing seemed to work. Until... Travel to …

English stories for kids - Kaale Kauva Fest - Makar Sankranti in the Hills of Kumaon - Pratham Books

January 28th, 2018

3:40

Makar Sankranti is celebrated across India with a lot of gaiety. The names vary from Sankranti to Pongal, Uttarayan to Magh Bihu. But very few people know that the festival is also called "Kaale Kauva" or Black Crow …

Hindi stories for kids - Bharat Ek Gantantra - Pratham Books

January 26th, 2018

15:51

हमारा देश भारत एक गणतंत्र है। प्रत्येक वर्ष 26 जनवरी को भारत में गणतंत्र दिवस मनाया जाता है। इसी दिन 1950 में भारत सरकार अधिनियम (1935) को हटाकर भारत का संविधान लागू किया गया था।  भारतीय संविधान हमें कुछ मौलिक अधिकार व …

Hindi Stories for kids - Kaagaasaurus - Pratham Books

January 23rd, 2018

8:00

राजी का तो दिन ही ख़राब हो गया। पहले, एक कौआ उसका पकौड़ा झपट कर ले गया। और अब वह उसके सबसे अच्छे दोस्त सलीम को ही चबा जाना चाहता है! क्या इससे भी बुरा कुछ हो सकता है? हाँ, हाँ, बिलकुल। इससे कहीं ज़्यादा बुरा हो सकता है!

English stories for kids - It's Play Time - Pratham Books

January 21st, 2018

2:45

Rahi and her classmates are getting ready for their school play. Everyone is excited and nervous about their performance. Will everything go as …

Marathi Stories for kids - Samudrasafari varun parat (Sailing Home) - Pratham Books

January 19th, 2018

12:49

Basava and his sister Sundari live in the port-town of Mamallapuram during the Pallava period. Their father, a sailor, has not returned from his voyage to Kamboja and the children are worried. When they go to the port …

Hindi stories for Kids - Hawaa (Wind) - Pratham Books

January 17th, 2018

2:46

हवा कितनी महत्त्वपूर्ण है पर दिखती नहीं ! 

Original story in Marathi "वारा" by Madhuri Pai, translated into Hindi by Meenakshi Mukherjee, illustrated by Rijuta Ghate, published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

English stories for kids - Sailing Home - Pratham Books

January 15th, 2018

12:31

Basava and his sister Sundari live in the port-town of Mamallapuram during the Pallava period. Their father, a sailor, has not returned from his voyage to Kamboja and the children are worried. When they go to the port …

Hindi Stories for Kids -Hawai Jahaj Kaise Udte hai(How Do Aeroplanes Fly?)- Pratham Books

January 13th, 2018

9:20

सरला चील या हवाई जहाज़ की तरह आसमान में उड़ना चाहती है।"क्यों नहीं, ज़रूर! तुम उड़ सकती हो।" उसकी नई अध्यापिका ने कहा।अब, सरला उड़ान और हवाई जहाज़ के बारे में अपनी जानकारी आप सबसे साझा कर रही है।

Original story in English …

Marathi Stories for kids -Varche jag Khalche jag (Up World, Down World)- Pratham Books

January 11th, 2018

15:45

In a canopy forest in India, the Up World and Down World have always been suspicious of each other. But it all changes when Gopa the dormouse drops her book by accident on Fatima’s head. A story about the biodiversity …

Gahre Sagar Ke Andar (Dive!) - Hindi Stories for Kids - Pratham Books

January 9th, 2018

10:12

इस कहानी के ज़रिये हमारे साथ समुद्र की गहराई में गोता लगाइये! हम आपको समुद्र के अंदर प्रवाल भित्तियों यानी मूंगे की दीवारों के अनोखे संसार की झलक दिखलाएंगे! सागर की तलहटी में वनस्पतियों के बीच रहने वाले कई किस्म के बेहद …

Vaalvantatil Maaldhok (The Maldhok in the Desert) - Marathi stories for kids -Pratham Books

January 7th, 2018

15:26

Chaitan’s family seldom has guests. One day, a guest arrives. Why does his visit trouble not only Chaitan, but also his dearest friend Gagan? This is a tale of turmoil in the life of a young boy and a near-extinct bird, …

My Best Friend / Maari Benpani - English and Gujarati Bilingual stories for kids -Pratham Books

January 5th, 2018

3:31

Would you like to have a very special friend? Look into this book and you may find that you already have a very special friend! / શું તમને એક બહુ ખાસ …

Aiman ka Basta (Aiman’s School Bag) - Hindi stories for kids - Pratham Books

January 3rd, 2018

3:48

मैं प्यारी सी ऐमन का साथी हूँ। हर दम उसके साथ नज़र आता हूँ। और वक़्त के साथ साथ हम दोनो बड़े हो रहे हैं। मेरी और ऐमन की दोस्ती की यह प्यारी सी कहानी पढ़िये।

Original Urdu Story written by Mazhar Ahmad, illustrated by 211 …

Avni aani Vatanyache Ropte (Avani and the Pea Plant) - Marathi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

January 1st, 2018

4:34

Who did it? Avani does not know. Her mother does not know. But you will know who did it when you read this book about a pea plant.

Original story Avani and the Pea Plant by Shruthi Rao. Illustrated by Debasmita Dasgupta. …

Ekek Zaad Mahatvache (Every Tree Counts) - Marathi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 30th, 2017

3:33

From the stately Deodar and colourful Coral to the majestic Banyan and common Pipal, the book takes children on a journey across varied landscapes as …

Hot Tea and Warm Rugs - English Stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 28th, 2017

5:11

Meenu's smart winter uniforms are out and the air is filled with the aroma of roasted nuts. Not to forget a cloud of mist in front of her mouth while she speaks! Let us find out what is happening this winter.

Written by …

The New Girl - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 26th, 2017

6:38

There’s a new girl in Mira's class. Everyone calls her names because she looks ‘different’. But does everyone have to be the same?

Written by Srividhya Venkat. Illustrated by Sayan Mukherjee. Published by Pratham Books. …

Sam ka Christmas Uphaar (Sam's Christmas Present) - Hindi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 24th, 2017

4:01

Sam wants his Christmas present now! But it is hidden in a secret place. Would you like to find out what Sam did?

This cute story, Original in …

Farida Plans a Feast - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 22nd, 2017

3:48

Join Farida as she fills her tiffin box with different items of food, and meet the animal friends she makes along the way.

Story written by Maegan Dobson Sippy, illustrated by Jayesh Sivan, published by Pratham Books. …

A Book for Puchku - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 21st, 2017

6:33

Puchku has run out of books to read. Then she discovers more books in the top shelf of the library bookcase. But Puchku is small, and the bookcase tall. How will she ever get to her beloved books?

Story written by …

Kalluche kisse-2 Maakadcheshta(Monkey Business on Stage-Kallu's World 2-Marathi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 20th, 2017

16:29

Welcome to Khajuria - a village where young Kallu and his gang run delightful adventurous riots almost every day. It's Dussehra time and Masterji's …

The Doll That Bommakka Made - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 19th, 2017

6:32

This charming cumulative tale celebrates the tradition of hand-crafted dolls, inspired by the South Indian Thanjavur Thalai Atti Bommai. Starting …

Who is Afraid of the Rakshas Sweetie-Man? - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 18th, 2017

5:09

Samar and Nivya are terrified of the Rakshas Sweetie-Man. He looks scary, and oh, does he eat little puppies? When their six puppies run into the Rakshas Sweetie-Man’s shop, the twins must rescue them. But then they get …

Uma Versus Upma - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 16th, 2017

5:22

Uma never eats her breakfast. Instead, she just plays with it. Can anything be done to stop her from playing with her food? Humorous story written by Meera Ganapathi, illustrated by Renuka Rajiv, published by Pratham …

Kon bare swachha kartey saare? (Who Ate All That Up?)-Marathi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 16th, 2017

2:56

How is the forest so clean? Find out how nothing goes to waste in the jungle.

Original story in English written by Sejal Mehta, illustrated by Rohan Chakravarty, translated into Marathi by Mrinalinee Vanarase, published …

Coding Is Everywhere - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 15th, 2017

3:15

Want to know the secret of coding? It isn't a secret at all! Learn more about how code is all around us.

Also refer to www.hourofcode.com

Story written by Maggie Johnson, illustrated by Ma'ayan Rosenzweig, published by …

Shahi Miravnook (A Royal Procession)- Marathi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 7th, 2017

11:01

Parvati and Lakshman - siblings- in spite of living in Patliputra, have never got a chance to catch a glimpse of Maharaja Ashok. They were very keen to see him. One day when they went to Buddha Vihar to give earthen …

Ye bhi koi khana hai? (Samira's Awful Lunch) - Hindi Stories for Kids - Pratham Books

December 6th, 2017

7:04

माँ ने स्कूल के डिब्बे में जो खाना रखा है, वह समीरा को पसंद नहीं है। उसके पशु-पक्षी मित्र उसे अपना खाना खाने की दावत देते हैं। पढ़िये समीरा के खाने …

A Tiny Seed: The Story of Wangari Maathai - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 4th, 2017

5:15

In a village on the slopes of Mount Kenya, a little girl worked in the fields with her mother. She worried as she saw the big forests disappearing, …

A Helping Hand - English stories for kids - Pratham Books

December 3rd, 2017

13:10

Happy to release this story on 3rd December - The world disability day.

There's a new girl in class and our teacher has asked me to be her friend and show her around. But I'm not sure I want to - she's... not like the …

Daal Ka Daana - Hindi Stories for Kids - Pratham Books

November 24th, 2017

5:09

नन्ही सी चींटी के लिए उसका प्रत्येक दिन छोटी बड़ी मुश्किलों से भरा हुआ होता है।
छोटी सी होने के बाद भी वह कैसे डट कर मुकाबला करती है इस सब का, क्या आपको मालूम है? आइए, इस नन्ही सी चींटी के साथ एक रोमांचक यात्रा पर चलें।

How Old is Muttajji? - English Stories for Kids - Pratham Books

November 24th, 2017

14:56

Putta and Putti know that Muttajji is really, really old. But exactly HOW old is she? Join the twin detectives on an exciting mathematical journey …

My Juggling Granny - English - Kids Stories - Pratham Books

November 23rd, 2017

2:52

Meet a bright and playful grandmother. She loves to juggle!
This story has been inspired by an entry to the #6FrameStoryChallenge, an illustration …

Khovayelu Bat (The Missing Bat) - Gujarati - Kids Stories - Pratham Books

November 22nd, 2017

6:20

There was a cricket bat missing from Rehman Chacha's warehouse, and he suspected that young Ahmed had stolen it. A funny tale from Kashmir, the land …

Zopalu Bheema (Bheema Sleepyhead donkey)- Marathi - Kids Stories - Pratham Books

November 22nd, 2017

4:14

भीमा की एक समस्या है। सुबह-सुबह उसकी नींद नहीं खुलती। एक नन्ही दोस्त उसकी मदद करती है। क्या आप जानना चाहेंगे कि भीमा की नींद कैसे खुली?

Original Story written by Kiran Kasturia, illustrated by Shweta Mohapatra, …

Kallu ke kisse 4-Hero Jyotishi -Marathi-Kids Stories- Pratham Books

November 21st, 2017

18:14

Welcome to Khajuria – a village where young Kallu and his gang run delightful adventurous riots almost everyday. A world renowned 'Astrologer – …

Chipko Rujle Tyachi Gosht (Chipko takes root)- Marathi - Pratham Books- Kids stories

November 19th, 2017

21:12

Here is a story set in the hills that shows what bravery and grit can accomplish. Dichi, a brave Bhotiya girl takes part in the Chipko movement to save her beloved trees. Everybody in her village knows that trees give …

Kallu ke kisse-3 Mangu Maali Aur Ambiya Bhoot - Hindi- Kids Stories- Pratham Books

November 17th, 2017

18:37

Welcome to Khajuria – a village where young Kallu and his gang run delightful adventurous riots almost everyday. Everybody in Khajuria knew about …

The Water Seed/पाण्याचं बी - Bilingual - English and Marathi - Kids Stories - Pratham Books

November 15th, 2017

6:23

When the rains did not come, the young men of the village went in search of water. One of them brings back a water seed!

Original Story written by Munda Writers' Group, translated into English and Marathi by Amrit Mishra …

Siyaar ki haar (The Jackal’s Loss) - Hindi- Kids Stories - Pratham Books

November 13th, 2017

4:31

A clever hare helps his friend, the tortoise. Read on to see how they tricked the jackal.

Original story by Saura Writers' Group, beautiful …

Bijune vinali jaadu (Biju Spins Some Magic)- Marathi - Kids Stories - Pratham Books

November 13th, 2017

20:30

Biju and his family are weavers in rural Odisha. They create beautiful fabrics to sell in the cities of India and abroad. This is the tale of Biju’s …

Kintsugi - The Japanese Art of Mending -English - Kids Stories - Pratham Books

November 12th, 2017

3:49

The story is an informative piece about the unique art of Kintsugi - The Japanese art of mending broken pottery.
Story written by Vibha Lohani, illustrated by Aman Randhawa, P.G. Dinesh, Suvidha Mistry, and Vibha …

Teen phukat (Three for Free - A Folktale from Taiwan) - Marathi - Kids Stories - Pratham Books

November 10th, 2017

10:12

Once upon a time, in a little village by a mountain, an old man came to sell his dumplings. He sold one for one cent, two for two cents and three for …

Rajaa aur badshah (Raza Meets the King) - Hindi- Kids Stories- Pratham Books

November 10th, 2017

12:25

रज़ा के अब्बा, रहमत खान, मुग़ल बादशाह अकबर के शाही दर्ज़ी हैं। रज़ा अब्बा के साथ बादशाह के नये कपड़े पहुँचाने महल गया। तब उसे पता चला कि बादशाह कपड़ों के मामले में ज़रा नखरैले हैं... मुग़ल काल के भारत में, रज़ा की होशियारी की …

The Missing Bat - English - Kids Stories - Pratham Books

November 9th, 2017

5:52

There was a cricket bat missing from Rehman Chacha's warehouse, and he suspected that young Ahmed had stolen it. A funny tale from Kashmir, the land …

Singing the Truth: The Story of Miriam Makeba- English-Kids Stories - Pratham Books

November 9th, 2017

5:10

Learn about the amazing life of a little girl who grew up to use her gift of singing to help bring freedom to South Africa.
Wonderful story written by …

How Does the Toothpaste Get into the Tube? - English Stories - Pratham Books - Kids Stories

November 8th, 2017

6:34

Squeezing out the toothpaste from the tube every morning is simple. But do you know how it got into the tube? Let's tell you how.
Written by Veena …

The Woodcutter of Gura-A Folktale from Ethiopia - Marathi - Kids Stories- Pratham Books

November 8th, 2017

5:57

The woodcutter of Gura set out to chop-chop-chop wood one day. He climbed up a tree, perched himself on a branch and began cutting. The village priest who was passing by warned him that if he cut the very branch he was …

The Woodcutter of Gura - A Folktale from Ethiopia - English - Kids Stories- Pratham Books

November 1st, 2017

8:02

The woodcutter of Gura set out to chop-chop-chop wood one day. He climbed up a tree, perched himself on a branch and began cutting. The village priest who was passing by warned him that if he cut the very branch he was …

Kalluche kisse 1 Thapadya Kallu(Kallu's World 1 -In Big Trouble Again!) - Marathi-Pratham Books-Kids

November 1st, 2017

17:12

Kallu is late for school again. Where did he make his goat run away this time? Or who was sick? He needs to find a story badly... a convincing one. …

Mala tech have ahe (I Want That One!)-Marathi-Pratham Books-Kids Stories

October 19th, 2017

3:49

"Not that one," says Anil's mother when he asks for something. "Not that one!" say all the shopkeepers in the market too. That makes the little boy very angry indeed!
This cute story written by Mala Kumar, illustrated by …

Ting Tong-Marathi-Pratham Books-Kids stories

October 19th, 2017

2:05

How can the baby sleep with so many sounds around him? Find out what disturbs our little one.
This cute story written by Lubaina Bandukwala, illustrated by Zainab Tambawalla, translated into Marathi by Sandhya Taksale, …

Japun re sattu (Satya, Watch Out!)- Marathi-Pratham Books-Kids Stories

October 19th, 2017

6:10

Jump and crawl and climb with Satya as he goes along with his mother to the farm where she works. A story about the different and wonderful ways in …

Chatur nakachi hushar Sona(Sona’s Very Smart Nose)-Marathi-Pratham books-Kids stories

October 19th, 2017

3:34

Sona loves to help everyone. Now, Sona visits her uncle who makes ice-candies. What will she do there?
Story written by Vinita Krishna, illustrated by Suvidha Mistry, translated into Marathi by Sandhya Taksale, published …

Sona ki Naak badi tej(Sona’s Very Smart Nose)-Hindi-Pratham books-Kids stories

October 19th, 2017

3:22

Sona loves to help everyone. Now, Sona visits her uncle who makes ice-candies. What will she do there?
Story written by Vinita Krishna, illustrated by Suvidha Mistry, published by Pratham books, narrated by Asawari Doshi

Ghum-Ghum Gharial’s Glorious Adventure-Marathi-Pratham Books-Kids Stories

October 19th, 2017

5:55

Ghum-Ghum Gharial is out on her very first swim when she realizes that her family has swum off without her. Will she find them? Swim along the river Ganga with Ghum-Ghum and meet many amazing creatures along the way!

Ghum-Ghum Gharial’s Glorious Adventure-Hindi-Pratham Books-Kids Stories

October 19th, 2017

6:27

Ghum-Ghum Gharial is out on her very first swim when she realizes that her family has swum off without her. Will she find them? Swim along the river Ganga with Ghum-Ghum and meet many amazing creatures along the way!

Doong Doong, dum dum -English&Marathi- Pratham Books-Kids Stories-Bilingual

October 19th, 2017

5:38

Sambaru did not know what to do when he heard strange commands in the forest. Read more about two sweet words from the Juanga language.
Amazing story …

Doong Doong, dum dum -English&Hindi- Pratham Books-Kids Stories-Bilingual

October 19th, 2017

5:44

Dambaru did not know what to do when he heard strange commands in the forest. Read more about two sweet words from the Juanga language.
Amazing story …

Shawl ka aakhir kya hua? (What happened to the shawl?)-Hindi-Arvind Gupta-Kids Stories

October 19th, 2017

5:32

This ancient story from the life of the great sage, Gautama Buddha, carries a deep lesson about conservation. A disciple finds out that getting the Buddha to sanction a new shawl for him is no easy matter!
This amazing …

Junya shaaliche kay zale(What happened to the shawl?)-Marathi-Arvind Gupta-Kids Stories

October 19th, 2017

5:34

This ancient story from the life of the great sage, Gautama Buddha, carries a deep lesson about conservation. A disciple finds out that getting the Buddha to sanction a new shawl for him is no easy matter!
This amazing …

Aasila basila uthila jaauchh-Marathi stories-Pratham Books-Kids stories

October 18th, 2017

4:05

Samu goes to his new friend to learn Odia. The words he learns prove very useful to him. Read on to find out how!
Funny story written by Kui Writer's …

Aasila basila uthila jaauchh-Hindi stories-Pratham Books-Kids stories

October 18th, 2017

4:11

Samu goes to his new friend to learn Odia. The words he learns prove very useful to him. Read on to find out how!
Funny story written by Kui Writer's …

Gullino Pataro (Gulli's Box of Things) - Gujarati Stories-Pratham books - Kids stories

October 17th, 2017

4:19

Gulli has a little brown box where he keeps many things like buttons and keys. But what does he do with them? Find out, and then you may want your …

Pahilwandada aani Keli(Pehelwaan ji learns a slippery lesson!) - Marathi-Pratham Books-Kids Stories

October 17th, 2017

2:39

Gappu is not as scared of the big Pehelwaan ji as the others in the village are. Here, Gappu teaches Pehelwaan ji another lesson!
Funny story by Sanjiv Jaiswal 'Sanjay', illustrated by Ajit Narayan, translated into …

Bhitri zuk zuk (The Timid Train) - Marathi Stories-Pratham Books-Kids Stories

October 15th, 2017

5:18

Lolo, the new train felt rather scared of going anywhere. But every time it let out an "Ooo!" in fright, it came out as a strong whistle and …

Meri Machhli Nahi Meri Machhli ("My fish!" "No, my fish!") - Hindi Stories-Pratham Books

October 11th, 2017

2:56

A funny little story about three friends and three clever fish!

Story written by Suraj J Menon, illustrated by Soumya Menon, translated into Hindi by Abha Dhaundiyal, published by Pratham Books on their Storyweaver …

Mouse in the House - Hindi Stories - Pratham Books - Kids Stories

October 10th, 2017

4:15

A mouse enters the house. And there is utter chaos. Here is an action-packed adventure for little ones.
Written by Sowmya Rajendran, translated into Hindi by Poonam S. Kudesia, illustrated by Tanaya Vyas, published by …

Saaf Billi (Clean Cat) - Hindi Stories - Pratham Books -Kids Stories

October 9th, 2017

3:23

You take a bath and cats do not. Yet, who do we call them clean? This book is one of the four books in the 'Animals Around Us' series.

Story written by Kanchan Bannerjee, illustrated by Deepa Balsavar, translated into …

How Does the Toothpaste Get into the Tube? - Marathi Stories - Pratham Books - Kids Stories

October 9th, 2017

8:31

Squeezing out the toothpaste from the tube every morning is simple. But do you know how it got into the tube? Let's tell you how.

Written by Veena …

Moru Naavache Kode (Counting on Moru) - Marathi Story - Pratham Books

October 8th, 2017

15:27

In Moru's world, numbers danced, digits waved out and long division looked like a graceful tail. But one day, this world came crumbling down in …

The Fascinating Fibonaccis - English Story - Pratham Books- Kids Stories

October 6th, 2017

11:50

Almost a thousand years ago, an Indian scholar called Hemachandra discovered a fascinating number sequence. A century later, the same sequence caught …

Bujgawnyanchi Varaat (The Scarecrows on Parade) - Marathi Story - Pratham Books

October 4th, 2017

5:42

Scarecrows are put up in fields to scare away birds and animals. But little Gauri thinks otherwise!

Funny story written by Shamim Padamsee, translated into Marathi by Varsha Gajendragadkar and published by Pratham Books. …

Annual Haircut Day - English Story - Pratham Books

October 4th, 2017

3:43

Sringeri Srinivas had very long hair. He wanted it cut on Annual Haircut Day. Everyone was busy. You will never guess who helped him that day! Read and enjoy!

This humorous story written by Rohini Nilekani and published …

Maara Palangani Niche (Under My Bed) - Gujarati Story - Pratham Books

October 4th, 2017

2:23

Sometimes strange things lurk under my bed. Would you like to know what I found the other night?

Written by Anupa Lal, translated into Gujarati by …

My Aaji has a tail - English Story - Pratham Books

October 2nd, 2017

2:50

A grandparent and a grandchild's relationship is special. This is a story of a little girl who hears everyone say that her Aaji has a tail. She imagines her Aaji with the tail and wonders why she has never seen it for …

Sab us Billi ki galati hai (It's All the Cat's Fault!) - Hindi Story - Pratham Books

October 2nd, 2017

2:50

The boy in this story could not complete his homework because of a certain mischievous cat. Sounds like a silly excuse? Well, read about what …

Maze Mitra (My Friends) - Marathi Story - Pratham Books

October 2nd, 2017

2:06

I have many friends. I like all of them but one of them is really special!

Story written by Rukmini Banerji, translated into Marathi by Pratham Mumbai Team and published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.

Aatta Nahi Aatta Nahi (Not Now, Not Now!) - Marathi Story {Pratham Books}

October 1st, 2017

2:25

The little boy in this story wants to do something now, but all his elders say NOT NOW! Do you get angry when someone says that to you?

Story written by Rohini Nilekani, translated into Marathi by Sandhya Taksale and …

Mara Sharir Ne Sambhlo (Listen to My Body) - Gujarati Story

September 30th, 2017

3:59

Each of us has a wonderful body. But have you ever listened to what it tells you?

Story written by Rohini Nilekani, translated into Gujarati by …

Keleech Kelee (Too Many Bananas) - Marathi Story

September 29th, 2017

5:47

No one wanted to buy the sweet bananas that Sringeri Srinivas grew on his farm. Find out what he did with them in this cute story.

Written by Rohini Nilekani, translated into Marathi by Utkarsha Manish and published by …

Taaron ke Niche Taara (Tara Finds Her Stars) - Hindi Story

September 26th, 2017

4:00

Do you like sleeping under the stars? Tara does! Join her as she makes an exciting journey.

Story written by Mala Kumar & Manisha Chaudhry, translated into Hindi by Manisha Chaudhry and published by Pratham Books. …

Mehnat ka Mantra (The Magic Powder - A Folktale from Myanmar) - Hindi Story

September 26th, 2017

7:30

Once upon a time, in a little village on the banks of the Irrawaddy river, there lived a young woman called Thuza. She was very happily married to handsome young Theingi. But there was one problem that nagged Thuza – …

Kavalyane Natalaganna Bolavle (The Generous Crow)- Marathi Story

September 25th, 2017

4:35

The crow is not beautiful. He can neither sing as sweetly as a cuckoo nor dance as gracefully as a peacock. But he has one unique quality that we can …

Teen Rade (Wailers Three - A Folktale From China)- Marathi Story

September 24th, 2017

6:24

Mrs. Chang gets a letter from her son one day. She asks Warrior Wen to read it out to her. One look at the letter and Warrior Wen bursts into tears. Very soon, Mrs.Chang starts bawling. Next, Peddlar Peng, who is …

Zanele Situ Maari Kahani (Zanele Situ: My Story)- Gujarati Story

September 22nd, 2017

6:37

As a young girl Zanele Situ was told that she would never walk again. Being in a wheelchair did not stop her. She worked and trained hard and became …

Uunt Chala Bhai Uunt Chala (Here Comes the Camel and Other Poems)- Hindi Kavita

September 21st, 2017

9:18

Prayag Shukla's poems in Hindi have enchanted young and old alike. This collection of poems brings the joy of his writing. Siraj Saxena's innovative …

Goshtinche Shahar (City of Stories) - Marathi Story

September 21st, 2017

11:30

One small girl loves to listen stories.But in a big town, nobody has a time to tell story to her. Then on one fine day, one Tai (Didi) comes to her …

Kakana Laganma Chalya (Going to a Wedding) - Gujarati Story

September 20th, 2017

3:51

A small girl is describing the fun she had and her observations, when she is waiting for train on the railway station with her family. They all are set to go to another town for her uncle's wedding. Let's see through …

Tak Tak (Tok Tok) - Hindi Kahani

September 19th, 2017

9:44

A big Foody and a bit of a "Tubelight" King of Sonapur, is disturbed by some mysterious sound coming from his palace. After all, what was the source of that mysterious sound??

A suspense Hindi story - written by Vidya …

Kevdha Ha Gongaat (Too much noise) - Marathi Story

September 17th, 2017

6:41

Sringeri Srinivas, the loveable farmer with very long hair, has to take his cows along the new highway, to the cattle fair. Our farmer finds the noise just too much!!
Story written by Rohini Nilekani, translated in …

Kakuche Baal - Jui Aunty's baby (Marathi)

September 1st, 2017

5:45

Anu, a little girl, accompanies her mother to see an infant baby. She gets irritated when her mom and her aunt seem to be too focussed only on the baby.

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