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The Wise King
This is a story of one brave king of Scotland who fought with England. King Bruce of Scotland had a small and brave army while the king of England had a very big army.
The Ten Shillings and Other Stories
From Time immemorial, strory-telling is one of man’s enjoyable pastimes. The traditional society setting particularly encouraged it with special time set for it. However, the short story as we know it is of comparatively recent date compared to the novel and drama. Within the period of its existence, the short story has evolved tremendously and consequently bred varieties.
This selection presents diverse experiences from across the world affirming that the world possess a wealthy heritage in philosophy, religion, ethics and artistic ingenuity.
The Stories cover a wide range of styles and themes, and some of the World’s best known writers are presented here. They are balanced by younger, lesser well-known authors who bring freshness and new talent to the collection
The Walk to Emmaus and the Wedding at Cana
Cleopas and his friend are walking to Emmaus.On their way,they are talking about Jesus.A while later, a stranger joins them.Who is this stranger?What will this stranger tell Cleopas and his friend?
A wedding ceremony is going on at the small town of Cana. Jesus, His mother and disciples are in the ceremony. Guests are happily eating and drinking the best of wine. This good wine is finished before some guests can drink. The hosts are worried.
What will the other guests drink?
The Trader and the Merchant
This is a story of two friends: a merchant and a trader. Since the merchant could travel far and wide buying and selling his goods, he could leave his property, including money with his friend, who would then keep them safely.
The Tissue Boy
Brian, an intelligent young man, hopes to have a successful future. He seems to know what to do to achieve this goal. He also seems to have forgotten that the wind blows wherever it wills.
The Three Musketeers
The Three Musketeers tells
of the adventures of a young
Frenchman named D?Artagnan,
who leaves home in the hope of
becoming a musketeer.
The Stone Cutter’s Wishes
This is a story of a stonecutter who used to labour very hard in the mountains so that to get some food.
The Shark Attack
Yound Kadzo, Kenga and Issa are locked in a habit which doubles as their ‘job’/ They find the business to fulfilling and enriching. A strond tide blows off the nest and Kadzo becomes a victim of a Shark Attack in the deep sea while working for Big Man. Kadzo ends up losing a leg. The agile three have to make a decision. Will they rise above the tide and realize that they have been risking their health, life and freedom to make Big Man, the drug baron, richer and richer?
Will Kadzo allow Big Man to escape with his deeds?
The Shark Attack is a moving account of drug abuse and trafficking. The story draws attention to how the habit is nurtured by corruption and greed. It is told in a realistic and relatable voice of a teenage victim
The Right Turn
Baati’s father drives carelessly and is caught by a police officer. Baati witnesses when his father is harassed by the police officer until he offers to pay a bribe. Boru Diba buys his freedom by giving a bribe to the police officer.
The Pigeon and the Bee
The story is about a young bee, which strayed from home to visit a pool of water so as to admire her image in the water. Unfortunately, she drowned and was saved by a Pigeon. When the pigeon was in danger of being shot by a hunter, the bee stung that hunter thus, saving her friend.
1. People should help those who are in need.
2. We should stick to the promises we make
The Call of Moses
Moran Bible Stories retells familiar stories of the Bible in the simplest manner while remaining true to the text in the Bible. They invite the child to grow in values and discover the principles that build character. Each story ends with moral lessons that help the reader to discover the practical application of the respective stories in real life.
The Day of the Pentecost and Lydia
Do you know that the Holy Spirit is God? God the Holy Spirit will always be with us. The Holy Spirit is our helper. He came to the disciples on the day of Pentecost. By the power of the Holy Spirit, the disciples were able to teach Lydia and others. Lydia accepted to be baptized. Through the Holy Spirit, we now know about God.
Why did God send us the Holy Spirit?
What made Lydia to believe in God?
The Courage to Say No
I want you to know that every time you smoke a stick of cigarette you shorten your life. And if you go on to use hard drugs like marijuana and cocaine, sooner or later you?ll develop mental problems. So your life is in your hands. You must have the courage to say no to drugs.?
Asebu, a student in one of the best schools in the country, takes to bad company and hard drugs. Will he listen to the advice of his parents and pastor? Or will he succumb to the influence of bad company?
The Calabash and the Box
Mama Kaday’s favourite calabash floated off when Lamina went to the stream to wash the dirty dishes. When Lamina found the calabash, there was a black metal box in it. How did the box get into the calabash and what was in the box?
The Businessman,Tiger and Six Judges
This story captures a good hearted businessman who tried to free a man-eating tiger that had been locked in a cage by people for killing their children.
The Brave and the Coward
This is a story of two friends: Gary a coward and Ronald his brave servant. Gary wanted to go for an adventure around the world and took Ronald along.
Mzee Nuru aliwasimulia wanafunzi
hadithi ya zimwi lililokuwa
likiwashambulia wanakijiji wa
Pumbao na kuwaua wengi. Je,
zimwi hilo ni gani?
Hyena Learns a Lesson
Hyena does not like work. He likes free food. Hare and Monkey give him free food. For how long will they feed Hyena
and his family?