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Tingi and the Cows Tingi and the Cows

Written by Ingrid Schechter

Illustrated by Ingrid Schechter

Read by Darshan Soni

Language English

Level Level 2

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Tingi lived with his grandmother.

Tingi lived with his grandmother.


He used to look after the cows with her.

He used to look after the cows with her.


One day the soldiers came.

One day the soldiers came.


They took the cows away.

They took the cows away.


Tingi and his grandmother ran away and hid.

Tingi and his grandmother ran away and hid.


They hid in the bush until night.

They hid in the bush until night.


Then the soldiers came back.

Then the soldiers came back.


Grandmother hid Tingi under the leaves.

Grandmother hid Tingi under the leaves.


One of the soldiers put his foot right on him, but he kept quiet.

One of the soldiers put his foot right on him, but he kept quiet.


When it was safe, Tingi and his grandmother came out.

When it was safe, Tingi and his grandmother came out.


They crept home very quietly.

They crept home very quietly.


Written by: Ingrid Schechter
Illustrated by: Ingrid Schechter
Read by: Darshan Soni
Language: English
Level 2
Source: Tingi and the Cows from African Storybook
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