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Cypress Street

Once there were trees on Cypress street. Now there are only lampposts and concrete. Read on ...

Treehuggers

If a grown-up says, 'don’t be a fool, is that what they teach you at school,' just find this poem and read this simple rhyme: It’s cool to hug a tree from time to time! Read on ...

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Young Poets

'Speak for the forest, your pen is her tongue' - inspiring words for aspiring young poets. Read on ...

My Dream (A Vision Of Peace)

Dreaming of a world where the ocean meets the sky, dolphins dance and seagulls fly. Read on ...

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Messy Kappu

Even though Kappu had soiled the sheets, he continued to play with his ball, absolutely cool. Read on ...

Milk! Milk! Milk!

Kappu loves milk. What more does a mother want? Read on ...

Sunday with Dad

Everyone looks forward to Sundays, not because it is a holiday but for being with Dad. Read on ...

The Cat and the Cartoon

Sitting before the television, the tabby wondered about the cruelty being done to her! Read on ...

The Squeaky Squirrel

He had a strange adventure the other day. It was a day when his tail came in the way! Read on ...

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Jumbo House

A new house is being built for Jumbo the kid, brick by brick - and real quick! Read on ...

Kappu and Buzo

Buzo is Kappu's friend and they played together all day long. Read on ...

How Many Greens?

That little blade of grass, the flowering plants and the huge trees in the park - all green, but what a variety! Read on ...

Summer fan

The heat spares no one; not even the fan that turns slow, so slow... Read on ...

Oh, Summer!

The killing summer brings in its wake, a few delights... Read on ...

Kappu goes to the Zoo

Kappu had just learned to talk, and this is what he blabbed to his father... Read on ...

Little Chick

What does the little chick do, after catching a worm with a lot of charm...? Read on ...

The Multicolour Earthworms

They slither and slide, wriggle and wiggle, and bury themselves in the earth. But are these earthworms at all...? Read on ...

The Eagle’s Tale

The eagle was hurt and could not fly. And then it found two unlikely friends - the neem tree and the wind... Read on ...

Kappu wants to Draw

Kappu loved colourful pictures so his daddy bought him paper and crayons. Read on ...

The Potter

His earthen pots are piled under a tarpaulin sky, waiting to find new homes and soothe thirsty throats... Read on ...

Kappu's Evening Stroll

Every day Kappu and Buzo waited impatiently for their evening walk. This was the time they loved the most. Read on ...

The Crow’s Lunch

Earthworm, roti or rice...the crow could not decide what to have for lunch. What finally, did he get to munch...? Read on ...

Kappu has a Bath

Kappu loves having a bath for it's a great time to splash around and have fun! Read on ...

The Roadside Locksmith

He sits on the roadside with his wares, under a tilted black umbrella to block the sun's glares... Read on ...

Dog Dream

Spread out like a mat on the floor, what does the dog dream about? Read on ...

The Pigeon Party

To celebrate the hatching of their eggs, 20 noisy pigeons had a party. And what a party it was... Read on ...

The Plant at the Crossing

A tiny young plant is placed at a crowded crossing to save this earth... Read on ...

Kappu Tries Hard

It was time to sit on the pot so Kappu sat until his mother came and asked... Read on ...

A Cat’s Nightmare

What is the worst nightmare a cat could have? Read on ...

Flower on the Road

The bougainvillea on the wall boasts about its ability to bring happiness to all; but is the little flower any less magical? Read on ...

The Sparrow's Nest

Why does the sparrow build a nest in the rain? Won't the downpour wash the nest away? Read on ...

Message in the bottle

The waves washed it ashore, and in it was a message yellowed with age. Read on ...

Little Blue Daisies

The little blue daisy on the flowerbed, attracts the grasshopper, the bumblebee, the butterfly and the ladybird. Read on ...

The Spider on the Wall

There are spiders on the wall building cobwebs big and small. They wait quietly all the while inviting the fly to step into their webs. Read on ...

The Shop at the Corner

The local shop near the house has everything that you will need. From bread and butter to toys and biscuits to attract boys and girls. Read on ...

Do You Like Fruits?

Different kinds of fruit appear in different seasons. Mangoes and apples, oranges and melons. All of them juicy and nice to eat. Read on ...

Naughty Kit

Kittens are playful and mischievous. They are little bundles of fun and sometimes they are very very naughty. Read on ...

The Jungle

A green grass jungle where mynas once lived, is a concrete land today where very few birds exist. Read on ...

The Naughty Baby Monkey

Babloo was a naughty monkey until something happened and all his naughtiness faded away. Read on ...

Tiger King

Handsome and majestic, that the tiger certainly is, but did you know that the cat is a cousin of his? Read on ...

The Fleeting Deer

A deer is elegant and swift so if you want to make friends then ask him to sit. Read on ...

Fluff, the Cat

Cuddle-y and soft, Fluff loves to feast on fish and milk, and snooze upon the loft. Read on ...

Rip my Puppy

Smart enough to bounce-y ball, run and jump and rush back at my call, that's Rip. Read on ...

The Fearless Rhino

Fear is an emotion you are not likely to see in the fierce and strong rhino who lives in Kaziranga. Read on ...

The Whopping Hippo

The waterside is where the hippo stays, where it bathes and swims and glides and scares little fishes away. Read on ...

Swinging Monkey

The monkey swinging up in the tree is free but if you offer him a nut he will take it and flee. Read on ...

The Wonder Elephants

The circus is fun as here the elephants play with the ball or ring a bell, and people come to clap and yell. Read on ...

Haroo, the Croc

Beware the crocodile on the bank for his teeth are sharp and he is quick on the move! Read on ...

Take me Too

To see the desert and oasis you need to go on a camel ride and sitting on its swaying back is fun indeed! Read on ...

The Day Everything Went Wrong

Nothing seems to go right on those days, whether it is grazing your knee, missing the school bus and horror of horrors, forgetting assignments. Read on ...

Try, Try Again

It is the best advice anyone can give: try again if you do not achieve your goal the first time and you shall see the silver lining in the cloud... Read on ...

Count that Day Lost

Sunset is the hour when the mind travels over the day that was - did any word of yours bring a smile to some face, or did clouds gather on another brow? Read on ...

Work while You Work

To do something when your heart is not in it and is miles away, is not the best way to work - or play! Read on ...

The Arrow and the Song

The eyes can't follow the flight of the arrow, nor can it chase the flight of a song, but good things have a way of showing up in unexpected guise. Read on ...

My Garden

Roses, jasmines and lilies in the pool, a lawn of velvet grass, butterflies, parrots and bulbuls - it would be easy to while away the day here, from sunrise to sunset. Read on ...

The White Flowers

No, they do not have bright coloured petals, nor do they look majestic. But you forget everything when you smell their fragrance. Read on ...

Slow Dance

Life is not a race. Do take it slower. Hear the music before the song is over... Read on ...

Sunflowers

The sunflowers are here sunny and bright, like close cousins of the sun afar. Can spring, then, be far behind? Read on ...

Parrots in My Garden

The birds in green come with the first rays of the morning sun and stay on for breakfast - some juicy grains… Read on ...

Over in the Meadow

It could be a toad or a fish, but see the mothers with their little ones. Yes, they are busy teaching them their basic skills in life Read on ...

Our Lips and Ears

If we save ourselves from a slip of the tongue; if we save our ears from nasty things overheard, we would be better people overall Read on ...

If You Were

A person who is busy bringing a smile on others' faces, spends very little time feeling sorry for himself… Read on ...

If I Can Stop One Heart from Breaking

A kind deed, however small, is a big achievement indeed, in this busy world of ours. Read on ...

The Three Kittens

The ones who talk are not the ones who get the cream and milk! Read on ...

My Squirrel Friend

Nimble feet is crazy about nuts and runs away with as many as he can, his tail bobbing in delight. Read on ...

Have You Seen the Cuckoo Bird?

Hidden by the thick leaves, she tells of her presence through her singing voice. Read on ...

Sparrows

Twittering away, these talkative birds are to be found everywhere... Read on ...

A Smile

A man who does his best and loses with a smile will surely win some other day, and is worthy of the deepest respect... Read on ...

Mr Meant-to

How many times have we heard someone say, "Oh! I meant to, but didn't." Meet Mr Meant-to and Mr Didn't-do, who many of us are eager to befriend. Read on ...

You Musn't Quit

It is tempting to give up when things go wrong, but it is always more rewarding to stick it out... Read on ...

The Flies and the Honey Pot

The honey spilt from the jar became a full meal for the flies, but worse was to come... Read on ...

The Lily Pool

White and pink lilies bloom in a little pond . . . Read on ...

Roses

Beautiful and lovely roses in different colours. Red, yellow, white and pink. . . Read on ...

My Puppy

A merry little puppy running about barking and woofing . . . Read on ...

My Bunny

A ball of cotton is all you can see, for what it does is hop, jump and skip… Read on ...

The Silly Cricket

He was a merry little fellow with a guitar under his elbow. He sang away the summer and then realised that it was winter... Read on ...

Koel

When the breeze grows warm and the days become long, it is time for mangoes to ripen. And a time for the koel to sing its song. Read on ...

Summer

Yes, it is that time of the year when even shadows get sweaty due to the heat. But then think about the iced drinks, mangoes and melons... Read on ...

Little Black Dashes

They look like little letters of the alphabet trying to run out of the book, and they are the busiest little creatures in the world... Read on ...

Five Little Chickens

Five lazy little chicks daydream about their favourite meal -- a worm, a bug or a leaf. But is it enough to just dream, asks the mother hen sharply. Read on ...

Tejasvi's Song

What will he see on a safari? Wild animals roaming around in their natural surroundings, looking dignified and magnificent. Read on ...

Childhood

How would it be if she refused to grow up and have fun all the time? Like talking to the stars and smiling at flowers... Read on ...

Jaipur: Sawai Jai Singh's Golden Dream

The Pink City was a king's dream. The dream was shaped in pink sandstone and became a magnificent city. Let us keep it that way. Read on ...

The Song of the Bee

His legs are yellow and he is a busy fellow. On days that are sunny, he makes honey. On cloudy days, he makes wax... Read on ...

Kindness to Animals

The gentle robin looking for a crumb, the timid hare hidden in the grass -- they all seek gentleness. So be kind to all little animals. Read on ...

If

Who is a real human? One who shows courage in dark times. Who trusts his abilities when all around doubt him... Read on ...

The Bridge Builder

A beautiful thought about each generation's responsibility to its successors. For the past carries the future on its shoulders... Read on ...

Morning

The sparrow's twitter is the morning sound, the fan's cool breeze like the breath of a butterfly. Yes, it is another day... Read on ...

Passing by My School Garden

Bright flowers and murmering breeze, busy green leaves preparing food for the plant family. All this she found in the fragrance-filled garden. Read on ...

Opposite

A lazy thought: What would the world be if planes flew underground and ships sailed in the sky? If two were one and one were a pair... Read on ...

Good Old Days

There is turmoil all around us and the message of great leaders has grown faint. If only we could learn from the past and never repeat mistakes... Read on ...

If I Could Fly

If she had wings she would paint the clouds bright! Why, she would do her very best to give the yellow sun and the silver moon a different shine... Read on ...

Flowering Bamboos

As the graceful bamboo shoots up in the sky it looks like a giant paint brush that is just about to reveal the secrets of nature on the fluffy clouds above... Read on ...

Upside Down

It was a funny town where fish went to a school run by a frog principal. Trees stole each other's fruit and fought. The birds walked and the humans flew... Read on ...

Chiku's Birthday

On Chiku's third birthday, Aki the ant bought him a balloon. It was blue as the sky, round as the moon. Read on ...

A Roaring Shame

The happy lion family had but one woe: their eldest cub, the strongest of the kids had a big problem. He just could not roar... Read on ...

Play Nicely

Heaven is a place where a mother doesn't care how dirty her children get while playing. She knows its no fun trying to keep a clean face and hands or clothes during a game... Read on ...

Chun Mun's Friends

Chintu the busy ant learns about the music-filled world of Chun Mun's friends in the forest... Read on ...

Three Little Mice Named In, Pin, Tin

One was short, one was fat and one was thin. One morning they woke up hungry for meat and cheese, but shivered in the winetr breeze... Read on ...

Pardon My Garden

The garden is in a wild mood. The cucumber is going mad. The pumpkin is bad and the sprout is rushing around as if it is preparing for war... Read on ...

Don't Throw the Seeds Away

Apple, guava, orange or papaya -- as fruits they are great. But where did they come from? From a little seed! Read on ...

 

 

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