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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! 

UBonita

Posted on May 16th, 2016
Siwaphiwe Fortune
Minazana ithile, ekunabeni kwamathunzi, kwifama ethile yenkomo. Iimazi ezithile kumhlambi weenkomo zazisele zinamathole. UWabizwa wayengowenani kwezo zinamathole, esisaqhaga phakathi kwee ntsengwanekazi. Igama lethole lakhe inguBonita. UBonita ke yena uhlobo awayezenza mdala ngalo wachitha imini namathole anonyaka ubudala kuye, ezitshomanisa nawo. U-Orphan wayelelinye lamathole akhethekileyo kuBonita, nowathi wazakhela ubuhlobo naye. Koko kunaba kwamathunzi...

Kwezontaba zeCederberg

Posted on May 16th, 2016
Siwaphiwe Fortune
Kumantla wephondo leNtshona Koloni, kwidolophu iClanwilliam ekwintaba ze Cederberg. Ntaba ezo kukho izilwanyana zasehlathini – imfene ngakumbi. Kwa kule dolophu kukho namafama avelisa iziqhamo. Ubudlelwane phakathi kwezo mfene noMfama uPetros babungekho tu! Ingakumbi xa kufikelela ixesha lokuvuna. Kaloku nazo imfene bezizithathela kwezo ziqhamo. Akukho zilwanyana zingenabo ubukhosi okanye iNkosi. UMagontsi wayeyiNkosi yeeMfene,...

Nelson Mandela

Posted on May 8th, 2016
Nthangeni Vhuhwavho (15)
Nelson Mandela Ntata Mandela, Father of a nation You are a wonderful man, A man of power and courage You are one more wonder of the world Madiba, Madiba, my first black president Nelson Mandela Ntata Madiba, Father of a nation. He spend his life behind bars, Without any judgement. Many...