Storylink Kochi Pack

This pack focuses on Kochi, a city situated in Kerala, southern India. The city is home to a diversity of people. The stories in the pack draw on real people and settings, thus allowing children to appreciate the lifestyles of the people of Kochi, their city and its surrounding area.

African folktales and fables

African folktales and fables

These African folktales and stories from various countries are a joy to read and reveal a great deal about aspects of the culture where they originate from. They can be used in Literacy lessons to highlight writing styles and narrative forms

World Stories

One in eight children in the UK speaks a language other than English as their first language. This website is a growing collection of short stories, both new and traditional, from all around the world. The stories are available in English, plus their

Something Else

This is a very simple story, about a small creature who does his best to join in with the others. But he’s different. No matter how he tries, he just doesn’t belong.

Raya’s Globe

Raya is a little girl living in California. As she plays with her new globe a friend asks her: ‘Where are you from?’ Raya has Palestinian parents, she was born in the Lebanon, brought up in Dubai and now lives in America, so how does she answer that question?

Four Feet, Two Sandals

This story is set in a refugee camp in Peshawar, on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan. When relief workers bring used clothing to the camp, ten-year-old Lina is thrilled when she finds a sandal that fits her foot perfectly – until she sees