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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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language specific

Whatzit

Posted on April 12th, 2016

The birthday wish

Posted on March 15th, 2016

Thembela in the wind

Posted on April 12th, 2016

The amazing tale of floating Zimkhitha

Posted on April 12th, 2016

Kamuzu’s voice

Posted on April 12th, 2016

Silly Thukile

Posted on April 12th, 2016

Vusi and Sinazo

Posted on April 12th, 2016

Malusi and the Bath Monster

Posted on April 12th, 2016

How stories began

Posted on April 12th, 2016

The magic paintbrush

Posted on April 12th, 2016