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Marathi Stories for kids - Kheer on Full Moon Night (Kojagiri Aani Masala Doodh)- Pratham Books

10/23/2018
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Original story "Kheer on a Full Moon Night" by Mala Kumar and Manisha Chaudhry. Translated into Marathi by Sandhya Taksale. Illustrated by Priya Kuriyan. Published by **Pratham Books**. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. Meenu wants to play a mrudangam, dham, dham dham, and do you know, Amma wants to learn to ride a scooter? The Dasara holidays promise to be a lot of fun! **Story's Video**: [https://youtu.be/f3HU-5Gohqo](https://youtu.be/f3HU-5Gohqo) **Our website**:...

Duration:00:04:55

English Stories for kids - Kheer on Full Moon Night - Pratham Books

10/23/2018
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Written by Mala Kumar and Manisha Chaudhry. Illustrated by Priya Kuriyan. Published By **Pratham Books**. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. Meenu wants to play a mrudangam, dham, dham dham, and do you know, Amma wants to learn to ride a scooter? The Dasara holidays promise to be a lot of fun! **Story's Video**: [https://youtu.be/gpwZ1muK784](https://youtu.be/gpwZ1muK784) **Our website**: [http://www.booksthatspeak.com/](http://www.booksthatspeak.com/) **Listen to the podcast**: **iTunes**:...

Duration:00:05:35

Hindi Stories for kids - World of Music (Sangeet ki Duniya) - Pratham Books

10/17/2018
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Written by Shivika Nayyar. Illustrated by Diya Ullas. Published By **Pratham Books**. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. Vivaan is going for a classical music concert with his mother. A whole world of musical instruments awaits. **Story's Video**: [https://youtu.be/YIfCDzq4NWU](https://youtu.be/YIfCDzq4NWU) **Our website**: [http://www.booksthatspeak.com/](http://www.booksthatspeak.com/) **Listen to the podcast:** **iTunes**: [http://apple.co/2fVfELt](http://apple.co/2fVfELt) **Stitcher**:...

Duration:00:05:30

Marathi stories for kids - Panipuri inside a Spaceship - Pratham Books

10/8/2018
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Original story "**Panipuri inside a Spaceship**" by Vidya Pradhan. Illustrated by Arpita Bhattacharjee. Translated into Marathi by Jui Kulkarni. Published By **Pratham Books**. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. Chikki is fussy about food. She dislikes mooli paratha because she thinks it smells. She wants to explore space. But she wonders if she will get pizza, panipuri and ice cream in a spaceship. Join Chikki and Ninu for lunch as they discuss what astronauts eat while on a mission and why....

Duration:00:12:06

English stories for kids - Mission Cycle - Pratham Books

10/4/2018
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Written by Rohini Mohan. Illustrated by Jayesh Sivan. Published By **Pratham Books**. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. Noorain is on a mission to learn cycling so that she can win a race against her best friend Wasim. But Noorain’s Mission Cycle gets complicated as conflict escalates in her city. **Story's Video**: [https://youtu.be/dsSr1zRvfEA](https://youtu.be/dsSr1zRvfEA) **Our website**: [http://www.booksthatspeak.com/](http://www.booksthatspeak.com/) **Listen to the podcast**: iTunes:...

Duration:00:12:40

Hindi Stories for Kids - Swatantrata ki ore (Marching to Freedom) - Pratham Books

10/2/2018
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**Releasing this story on the birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi 2nd Oct.!** Original story "**Marching to Freedom**" by Subhadra Sen Gupta. Translated into Hindi by Manisha Chaudhry. Illustrated by Tapas Guha. **Published by Pratham Books.** Narrated by Asawari Doshi. नौ वर्ष का धनी साबरमति आश्रम में रहता है। उसने हठ पकड़ ली है कि वह महात्मा गाँधी के साथ दाँडी यात्रा पर जायेगा। अंग्रेजों द्वारा लगाये गये नमक कर का विरोध करेगा। दाँडी यात्रा कि ७५ वीं जयन्ती पर लिखी गयी एक दिलचस्प कहानी!...

Duration:00:12:42

Hindi Stories for Kids - Ek Sair Jungle Ki - Pratham Books

9/24/2018
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Original story "**Walking in the Wild**" by Sejal Mehta. Translated into Hindi by Swagata Sen Pillai. Illustrated by Barkha Lohia. Published By **Pratham Books**. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. चलिए एक सैर पे चलें, ज़खुमा के साथ - एक निडर गार्ड जो मिज़ोरम के जंगलों में रहता है। जैसे जैसे ज़खुमा हमें अपने जंगल से परिचित करवाता है, हमें अलग-अलग जानवरों के बारे में नई जानकारी मिलती है और हम यह भी समझ पाते हैं कि जंगल की रखवाली कैसे की जाती है। Story's Video:...

Duration:00:11:18

English stories for kids - Pishi and Me - Pratham Books

9/20/2018
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Story written by Timira Gupta. Beautifully and Brilliantly illustrated by Rajiv Eipe. Published By Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. Chutku returns from his walks with his aunt, his pocket full of treasures and stories. Narrated from a child’s point of view, this is the story of the heartwarming relationship between an aunt and her nephew. Story's Video: [https://youtu.be/jwFHC1um7Eg](https://youtu.be/jwFHC1um7Eg) Our website:...

Duration:00:04:11

Marathi Stories for kids - Sir M. Visvesvaraya - Pratham Books

9/14/2018
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**Releasing the story on National Engineers' Day 15th Sept. - birth anniversary of Sir M. Visvesvaraya.** Original story "**Sir M. Visvesvaraya: The Builder of Dams, Bridges and a Nation**" by Mala Kumar. Translated into Marathi by Mukund Taksale Illustrated by Krupa Thakur-Patil, Sachin Pandit, and Sheshadri Mokshagundam. Photographs by Visvesvaraya National Memorial Trust. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. As a child, Vishwa walked a long way to get to school. As a...

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English Stories for kids - Sir M. Visvesvaraya - Pratham Books

9/14/2018
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**Releasing the story on National Engineers' Day 15th Sept. - birth anniversary of Sir M. Visvesvaraya.** Story written by Mala Kumar. Illustrated by Krupa Thakur-Patil, Sachin Pandit, and Sheshadri Mokshagundam. Photographs provided by Visvesvaraya National Memorial Trust. Published by **Pratham Books**. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. As a child, Vishwa walked a long way to get to school. As a college student, he tutored two children to make ends meet. And as an engineer, he built dams, bridges...

Duration:00:18:59

English stories for kids - The Seed Savers - Pratham Books

9/9/2018
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Story written by Bijal Vachharajani. Illustrated by Jayesh Sivan. Published By **Pratham Books**. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. Without seeds, there would be no food to eat or clothes to wear. Inspired by a real-life event, this is the story of a village that comes together to open a seed bank. Story's Video: [https://youtu.be/7B7SiIq_vNE](https://youtu.be/7B7SiIq_vNE) Our Website: [www.booksthatspeak.com](www.booksthatspeak.com) **Listen to the podcast:** iTunes:...

Duration:00:06:33

Hindi Stories for kids - Jis raat chaand gayab Ho gaya- Pratham Books

9/6/2018
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Original story "**The Night the Moon Went Missing**" by Shreya Yadav. Translated into Hindi by Puja Omveer Rawat. Beautifully illustrated by Sunaina Coelho. Published by **Pratham Books**. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. एक रात जब चाँद सागर से नहीं निकला, तब मायशा और उसकी दोस्त उछली, एक उछलने वाली मछली, ने उसको ढूँढने का ज़िम्मा उठाते हैं। पर वो अँधेरी रात में, गहरे सागर में रौशनी के बिना चाँद को आखिर ढूँढेंगें कैसे? Story's Video: [https://youtu.be/ScnVYmmrr1w](https://youtu.be/ScnVYmmrr1w) Our...

Duration:00:11:07

Gujarati Stories for kids - Challenge - Saral Spandan

9/2/2018
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Should we get upset with anyone's comment about our performance? No, definitely not. Instead, let's take it positively and accept it as a challenge. Go for it! Title of the story "Challenge". Beautiful story by Saral Spandan magazine. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. Our website: [http://www.booksthatspeak.com/](http://www.booksthatspeak.com/) Listen to the podcast: iTunes: [http://apple.co/2fVfELt](http://apple.co/2fVfELt) Stitcher:...

Duration:00:07:00

English Stories for kids - Amma's Toolkit - Pratham Books

8/30/2018
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Story written by Nandini Nayar. Beautifully illustrated by Ashwini Hiremath. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. When Mini and Tara’s home is flooded because of a broken pipe in the bathroom, Amma comes to the rescue. What’s in Amma’s tool-kit? Story's Video: [https://youtu.be/x0_6KDDUYlA](https://youtu.be/x0_6KDDUYlA) Our website: [www.booksthatspeak.com](www.booksthatspeak.com) Listen to the podcast: iTunes: [http://apple.co/2fVfELt](http://apple.co/2fVfELt) Stitcher:...

Duration:00:04:14

Hindi Stories for kids - Whoopee hyper loop! - Pratham Books

8/2/2018
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Original story "Whoopee… Hyperloop!" by Sreelata Menon. Translated into Hindi by Madhubala Joshi. Illustrated by Satya Krishna Prakash. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. Published by Pratham Books. विष्णु को नर्इ जगहें देखना पसंद है। लेकिन उसे लंबी यात्राएँ नापसंद हैं। वह सोचता है कि काश हमारे पास यातायात के तेज़ गति से चलने वाले साधन होते। इसलिए हाइपरलूप के बारे में पढ़ कर वह बस हवा में उड़ रहा है व्हऊऊ! आम लोगों के लिए चलने वाला भविष्य का यह यातायात का साधन क्या है? Story's Video:...

Duration:00:09:41

Marathi Stories for kids - Welcome to the Forest (Jangalatil pherphatka) - Pratham Books

7/30/2018
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The original story in English "Welcome to the Forest" by Bhavna Menon. Translated into Marathi by Varsha Gajendragadkar. Illustrated by Kavita Singh Kale. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. Published by Pratham Books. Tulsa is off to Kanha Tiger Reserve with her school friends. Along with the forest officials, the students experience the jungle in a unique and exciting way. Story's video: [https://youtu.be/21J7sONf_dU](https://youtu.be/21J7sONf_dU) Our website:...

Duration:00:10:54

Ek safar Ek khel - Hindi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

7/5/2018
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Original story All Aboard by Rohini Kejriwal. Illustrated by Sahitya Rani. Translated into Hindi by Deepa Tripathi. Story narrated by Asawari Doshi. Story published by Pratham Books. नीना का परिवार कोलकाता से दिल्ली रहने जा रहा है, और वह इस बात से ख़ुश नहीं है। क्या उसके माता-पिता रेलगाड़ी के सफ़र में उसका मन बहला पाएंगे? YouTube link to this story: [https://youtu.be/hq9Bpzha_KY](https://youtu.be/hq9Bpzha_KY) Listen to the podcast: iTunes: [http://apple.co/2fVfELt](http://apple.co/2fVfELt)...

Duration:00:06:54

Ek Paheli Sa Kankal (The Bone Puzzle) - Hindi Stories for kids - Pratham Books

7/3/2018
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Original story "The Bone Puzzle" by Lavina Mahbubani. Translated into Hindi by Rishi Mathur. Illustrated by Rajasee Ray. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. ज़ोया और अरमान ने माँ की क्लिनिक में सब कुछ उथल-पुथल कर डाला है। अगर माँ को पता चल गया तो उनकी ख़ैर नहीं। क्या वह आपसी मनमुटाव भुला, मिलजुल कर हल निकाल पाएंगे? Our website: [www.booksthatspeak.com](http://www.booksthatspeak.com/) Listen to the podcast: iTunes: [http://apple.co/2fVfELt](http://apple.co/2fVfELt) Stitcher:...

Duration:00:07:41

Marathi stories for kids - Kallu's world 3 - Mangu Mali and the Ambia Bhoot - Pratham Books

7/1/2018
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Original story "Kallu's world 3 - Mangu Mali and the Ambia Bhoot" by Subhadra Sen Gupta. Illustrated by Tapas Guha. Translated by Sucheta Kadethankar. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. Everybody in Khajuria knew about Munia's temper. Everybody also knew how stingy Mangu Mali was about giving away mangoes from the tree in his orchard. Now, Munia wanted mangoes…really badly and that too from Mangu Mali's orchard. Can you imagine a situation like this? Our website:...

Duration:00:19:48

English stories for kids - A cloud of trash - Pratham Books

6/28/2018
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Story written by Karanjeet Kaur. Illustrated by Bhavana Vyas Vipparthi. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi. Our website: [http://www.booksthatspeak.com/](http://www.booksthatspeak.com/) Story's Video on YouTube: [https://youtu.be/p5j7DQk-u7M](https://youtu.be/p5j7DQk-u7M) A cloud of trash is hanging over Cheekoo’s head, making her the unhappiest girl in the world. Read this wonderful story to find out how Cheekoo gets rid of this horrible trash cloud. Listen to the...

Duration:00:07:54