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How the Moon was Created

Long long ago when the world was just created there was just the sun but no moon. So there was just day with the sun shining brightly all the time. The sun did not set. So there was no night.

My Garden

My Garden

There’s a garden in my house A garden full of flowers I love to be there all the time And spend just hours and hours There are roses, every kind And lilies in the pool

Monu Makes his Mark

Monu Makes his Mark

Monu the mongoose crawled out of the ditch in the back garden. His mother was already out with his three little brothers. They had long bodies with short legs. They had bushy tails and tiny ears.

Parrots in My Garden

Parrots in My Garden

When it’s early morning Before it’s really light A flock of parrots flies across Looking trim and bright They swoop down on the juicy grams Which I love to throw They are not afraid of me

Have You Seen the Cuckoo Bird?

Have You Seen the Cuckoo Bird?

Have You Seen the Cuckoo Bird? [Illustration by Sudheer Nath] Have you seen the cuckoo bird With raven-coloured wing? Although I haven’t seen one yet I’ve often heard her sing.

Roses

Roses

Roses in the winter time Roses in the fall The roses in my garden Are the nicest of them all Some prefer the jasmines The champaks on the tree Or the lilies in the pool

Do You Like Fruits?

Do You Like Fruits?

Apples in the winter time Chikoos in the fall Mangoes in the summer time I like it best of all! Oranges and kinnows bright Sugar-cane so sweet Melons and the juicy grape All of them – a treat!

Haroo, the Croc

Haroo, the Croc

Here’s a lazy crocodile Snoozing on the bank He is quick at catching prey So do keep off his tank! His skin is rough, his teeth so sharp And he is moody too So don’t annoy or throw him stones

Sparrows

Sparrows

Sparrows [Illustration by Sudheer Nath] Sparrows on the mango tree Sparrows on the grass Sparrows on the windowsill And on my looking glass! Sparrows on the gravel path And on the garden chair

The Fleeting Deer

The Fleeting Deer

The deer runs fast With nimble feet By lucky chance You may just meet! Sweet deer, do pause Beneath the tree- Won’t you please Make friends with me? The Fleeting Deer [Illustration by Anup Singh]

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