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Looking for stories to read in a range of African languages and English? Try our growing collection of stories to print out or read aloud. 

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Temo and the plant thieves

Temo was a clever young girl who lived in the village of Qunu. She loved going to school and learning new things. One day at school, her class learnt about planting and growing vegetables. Temo was so fascinated by this idea that she could not wait to get home to tell her parents about it.

BRRRRING! The last school bell of the day rang and all the children rushed out of their classrooms to make their way home.

 

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Timi and the barber

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Crocodile’s funeral

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The three wishes

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Why the bat flies at night

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The old woman’s soup

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Lolo fixes the internet

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Ginger

Posted on March 8th, 2019

Dimpho and Sello’s mom had a problem. “My feet felt like blocks of ice last night!” she told the children one Monday morning. “They were so cold I couldn’t sleep. Now I’m very tired!” 

Flying a kite

Posted on February 4th, 2019

Tshepo and Motlatsi are flying their kite when it accidently ends up on their neighbour’s roof and breaks her TV aerial. The boys hide because they are scared they will get into trouble. What will the neighbour do? And what will the boys do?