The Last Flower | James Thurber

Boys and girls were no more attracted to each other. Love disappeared from the face of earth. One day a girl saw the last surviving flower. She had seen a flower for the first time.

She told others that the last flower was also about to die.

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The Last Flower
Author – James Thurber
Translation – Ko. Ma. Ko. Elango
Publisher – Books for Children, Jan 2016

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Lot of people were dead in word war – I. Men, women and children became worse than animals. Because of lack of food and love.

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when the world was destroyed, only one flower left out. who helped the flower to survive? Read the story to know this.

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See you.

Kannan.

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Harold and the Purple Crayon | Crockett Johnson

It was a terribly frightening dragon. It even frightened Harold. He backed away. His hand holding the purple crayon shook.

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Author : Crockett Johnson
Translate: Ko. Ma. Ko. Elango
Edition: Books For Children, Chennai – First Edition January 2016

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Do you know what Harold did with a purple crayon?

It was not an ordinary crayon – it was a magic crayon. Because, he drew a town with that purple crayon but it was full of windows all over.

Harold is the only one character in this story.

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This is a kiddish and ‘not so good and not so bad’ story.

I like the climax because it is so good. You need to read this book at least once.

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Magic Seeds | Mitsumasa Anno

“These are magic,” he said. “Bake 1 seed in the oven until it is red and then eat it. You will not be hungry again for a whole year. Bury the other seed in the ground now and care for it well”

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Mitsumasa-Annoமந்திர விதைகள் (Magic Seeds)
Author: Mitsumasa Anno
Tamil translation: Ko. Maa. Ko. Elango
Publisher: Books for Children, Chennai, Sep 2015

Hi

How Jack got 2 golden seeds?

I read this story “How a rich man feel when he saw gold rain?”. This story is not so bad or not so good.

 

The old man and the Jack are the two characters in this.

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One boy called Jack, got two large golden seeds, from a wicked old man as a gift. The old man taught Jack how to get benefit out of them.

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Read this story book to enjoy this story completely.

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BOMB! | Jim Eldridge

Hi friends,

I just read this story book. I was so thrilled as if I saw the Bomb itself.

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Author: Jim Eldridge
Illustrator: Dylan Gibson
Publishing: Edinburgh : Barrington Stoke, 2011.

This is a thriller novella. A man called Rob came to defuse the bomb. When another man Tom went to defuse it in the railway station, which is left by some criminals, he cut the wrong wire and he died on the spot.

Rob was from an Army. He had lot of experience to defuse the bomb. He hid himself in a ACE cleaner’s dress. The chapter ‘60 seconds left‘ was so thrilling.

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