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SHORT STORIES The Midas touch

In ancient Greek, there was a king named Midas. He had a lot of gold and everything he needed. He also had a beautiful daughter. Midas loved his gold very much, but he loved his daughter more than his riches.

One day, a satyr named Silenus got drunk and passed out in Midas’ rose garden. B [...]

Thu, 13 September 2018


SHORT STORIES Elephant and friends

A lone elephant wandered the forest looking for friends. She came across a monkey and asked, “Will you be my friend, monkey?” “You are too big and cannot swing on trees as I do. So I cannot be your friend”, said the monkey.

 

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Sat, 01 September 2018


SHORT STORY The miser and his gold

 

 

 

 

 

An old miser lived in a house with a garden. The miser hid his gold coins in a pit under some stones in the garden. Every day, before going to bed, the miser went to the stones where he hid the gold [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


Short stories The boy who cried wolf

Once upon a time, there lived a shepherd boy who was bored watching his flock of sheep on the hill. To amuse himself, he shouted, “Wolf! Wolf! The sheep are being chased by the wolf!” The villagers came running to help the boy and save the sheep. They found nothing and the boy just laughed [...]

Sat, 21 July 2018


SHORT STORY When Adversity Knocks

Mary was a young girl. She used to get annoyed with everything. She had a negative attitude towards life.

 

 

 

Once, when she felt that life was unbearable, she asked her father what to do. She told him tha [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


SHORT STORIES The Lion and the Mouse

Once when a lion, the king of the jungle, was asleep, a little mouse began running up and down on him. This soon awakened the lion, who placed his huge paw on the mouse, and opened his big jaws to swallow him.

"Pardon, O [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


SHORT STORY The wooden horse

Come and have a ride," the big brother said. “I am afraid," the little one answered; "the horse's mouth is wide open."

 

"But it's only wooden. That is the best of a horse that isn't real. If his mouth is ev [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


SHORT STORY Powerful Prayers

 

Powerful Prayers

Kim and Ray were very close companions. They were neighbours, classmates at school, and later, colleagues at work.

One day, they decided to go on a sea voyage to explore strange lands. They began their voyag [...]

Sun, 03 June 2018


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