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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.

Your stories

Want to submit your own stories? Check out our selection of poems, stories and writings created by you - or send us your own here! 

USiqwentshu noZukile

Posted on July 31st, 2016
Pelisa Matshanga
USIQWENTSHU NOZUKILE Kudala-dala kwayekukho umzi omkhulu owawuzele yimfuyo kwakungekho hlobo lemfuyo yasekhaya eyayingekho apho, abantwana balapha babeyithanda lemfuyo ikwangabo nabayinakekelayo. uZukile omnye wonyana balapha nongoyena umncinci kubo, wayezithandela amahobe ehleli nje uyaqiniseka ukuba uwapha ukutya ngexesha lawo awavulele ehokweni kwaye aqiniseke uba anamanzi acocekileyo ngamaxesha onke. Nangona ayeligquba lamashumi amathathu lamahobe kodwa...

lions don't laugh

Posted on July 18th, 2016
One Saturday in a sunny day in Spring time Louis was going to the zoo for the first time with his mom and dad.When Louis arrived at the zoo he walked around and then he finally stopped in front of a lions cage.One of the lions snarled and yawed so...

Started from the bottom

Posted on July 15th, 2016
Anele Mqikela
There was once a little girl named Zithande, she lived in a two room shack with her family. Both her parents were unemployed but they sometimes get piece jobs just to be able to put food on the table. Zithande is the first born of 3 children, she's in Grade...