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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. 

Featured Story

Why the bat flies at night

Once upon a time, Legotlo, the bush rat, was very good friends with Mamanthwane, the bat. But Mamanthwane was jealous because everyone liked Legotlo more than they liked him, and so he does a terrible thing that changes both their lives forever. 

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Granny’s roast chicken

Posted on May 22nd, 2018

Wait until I’m fat enough!

Posted on April 9th, 2018

Koketso loses the chickens

Posted on April 9th, 2018

Thoko’s first library book

Posted on April 9th, 2018

The leopard, the otter and the mouse

Posted on January 9th, 2018

The sky is falling down!

Posted on January 9th, 2018

Why the moon gets smaller and bigger

Posted on December 19th, 2017

Hanna’s friends

Posted on October 26th, 2017

The house with the golden windows

Posted on October 26th, 2017

Bhuti Rabbit’s boring day

Posted on September 14th, 2017