Literature

On The Way To The Sun

On The Way To The Sun

Once a boy had journeyed a long way and was very tired. It seemed like a dream when he stood up after a sleep in the field, and looked over the wall, and saw the garden, and the flowers, and the children playing all about. He looked at the long road behind him, at the […]

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The Paradise Of Children

The Paradise Of Children

Long, long ago, when this old world was in its tender infancy, there was a child named Epimetheus who never had either father or mother; and that he might not be lonely, another child, fatherless and motherless like himself, was sent by the gods to be his playfellow and helpmate. Her name was Pan.....

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The Stone Cutter

The Stone Cutter

Once upon a time, there lived a stonecutter, in a small village. All-day long he worked hard, cutting the hard stones and making the shape which was needed by his customers. His hands were hard and his clothes were dirty. One day he went out to work on a big stone. It was very hard […]

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The Crooked Hyena

The Crooked Hyena

In a thick bamboo jungle, two young pandas had started their new life. Both of them were very cute and chubby. They were born only a few days ago. Their mother had lovingly christened them Jackie and Mickey. Jackie and Mickey were pretty young and weak. They were not even big enough to take care .....

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Two Old Lovers

Two Old Lovers

Leyden was emphatically a village of cottages, and each of them built after one of two patterns: either the front door was on the right side, in the corner of a little piazza extending a third of the length of the house, with the main roof jutting over it, or the piazza stretched across the [&hel.....

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Beware Of Mean Friends

Beware Of Mean Friends

There in a deep jungle, lived a lion by the name of Madotkata. He had three selfish friends-a jackal, a crow, and a wolf. They had become friendly with the lion because he was the king of the forest. They were always at the service of the lion and obeyed him to meet their selfish […]

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The Wind In The Rose-Bush

The Wind In The Rose-Bush

Ford Village has no railroad station, being on the other side of the river from Porter’s Falls, and accessible only by the ford which gives it its name, and a ferry line. The ferry-boat was waiting when Rebecca Flint got off the train with her bag and lunch basket. When she and her small tr.....

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The Fox And The Elephant

The Fox And The Elephant

There lived a huge elephant in a dense jungle. He was cruel and arrogant by nature. He roamed freely in the jungle, pulling down small trees and branches. Those animals who lived in the trees were very much afraid of this elephant. When he pulled down the trees and tore off the branches, many nes.....

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The Safety Match

The Safety Match

On the morning of 6th October 1885, in the office of the Inspector of Police of the second division of S… District, there appeared a respectably dressed young man, who announced that his master, Marcus Ivanovitch Klausoff, a retired officer of the Horse Guards, separated from his wife, had been.....

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The Thief, The Giant And The Brahmin

The Thief, The Giant And The Brahmin

Long ago, there lived a poor Brahmin in a village. He used to perform poojas in the nearby villages to earn his living. Once a rich farmer gave him a cow and told him to sell cow’s milk in the market to earn part of his livelihood. But the cow was very weak. The Brahmin […]

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The Monkey And The Log

The Monkey And The Log

Once some monkeys were sitting in a tree. The tree was at such a placed, where construction of a temple was going on. A carpenter was sawing a huge log to cut it into two parts. Just then the bell rang for the lunch break. The carpenter pushed a wedge into the split portion of […]

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How The Moon Became Beautiful

How The Moon Became Beautiful

The Moon is very beautiful with his round, bright face which shines with soft and gentle light on all the world of man. But once there was a time when he was not so beautiful as he is now. Six thousand years ago the face of the Moon became changed in a single night. Before […]

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