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Being told stories and being read to leads children to develop the rich storehouse of language, grammar and vocabulary they need to bring to texts when learning to read and write. 
Try our multilingual stories below or send us your own stories to share with others.

Multilingual stories

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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The Boerewors Man

Posted on April 12th, 2016

The lark and the pomegranate tree

Posted on April 12th, 2016

Lwazi and the go-kart

Posted on April 12th, 2016

Phindulo and the pumpkin

Posted on April 12th, 2016

The feast

Posted on April 12th, 2016

A promise is a promise

Posted on April 12th, 2016

A little bit

Posted on April 12th, 2016

Sisanda’s gift

Posted on March 15th, 2016

Ntatu and the Bommelak Tree

Posted on April 12th, 2016

King of the birds

Posted on April 12th, 2016