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お仕置き Punishment

Written by Adelheid Marie Bwire

Illustrated by Melany Pietersen

Translated by Noriko Shibata

Language Japanese

Level Level 2

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One day, mama got a lot of fruit.


“When can we have some fruit?” we ask. “We will have the fruit tonight,” says mama.


My brother Rahim is greedy. He tastes all the fruit. He eats a lot of it.


“Look at what Rahim did!” shouts my little brother. “Rahim is naughty and selfish,” I say.


Mother is angry with Rahim.


We are also angry with Rahim. But Rahim is not sorry.


“Aren’t you going to punish Rahim?” asks little brother.


“Rahim, soon you will be sorry,” warns mama.


Rahim starts to feel sick.


“My tummy is so sore,” whispers Rahim.


Mama knew this would happen. The fruit is punishing Rahim!


Later, Rahim says sorry to us. “I will never be so greedy again,” he promises. And we all believe him.

Written by: Adelheid Marie Bwire
Illustrated by: Melany Pietersen
Translated by: Noriko Shibata
Language: Japanese
Level: Level 2
Source: Punishment from African Storybook
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