Download PDF
Back to stories list

A very tall man A very tall man

Written by Cornelius Gulere

Illustrated by Catherine Groenewald

Read by Darshan Soni

Language English

Level Level 2

Narrate full story


His hoe was too short.

His hoe was too short.

Im uo did tuu shaat.


His doorway was too low.

His doorway was too low.

Im duowie did tuu luo.


His bed was too short.

His bed was too short.

Im bed did tuu likl.


His bicycle was too short.

His bicycle was too short.

Im baisikl did tuu likl.


This man was too tall!

This man was too tall!

Da man ya did tuu taal!


He made a very long hoe handle.

He made a very long hoe handle.

Im did mek a lang-lang stik fi di uo.


He made very high door frames.

He made very high door frames.

Im did mek a ai-ai duowie.


He made a very long bed.

He made a very long bed.

Im did mek a lang-lang bed.


He bought a very high bicycle.

He bought a very high bicycle.

Im did bai wan big-big baisikl.


He sat on a very high chair. He ate with a very long fork.

He sat on a very high chair. He ate with a very long fork.

Im did sidong pan wan ai-ai chier. Im di nyam wid a lang-lang faak.


He left his house and lived in a big forest. He lived for many years.

He left his house and lived in a big forest. He lived for many years.

Im did go we lef im ous an did go liv ina wan big faris. Im did liv de fi nof-nof ierz.


Written by: Cornelius Gulere
Illustrated by: Catherine Groenewald
Read by: Darshan Soni
Language: English
Level 2
Source: A very tall man from African Storybook
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 International License.
Options
Back to stories list Download PDF