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Tingi and the Cows Tingi and the Cows Tingi and 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.

Tingi de stay with grandma.


He used to look after the cows with her.

He used to look after the cows with her.

E dey take care of d cow with her.


One day the soldiers came.

One day the soldiers came.

One day soldiers come.


They took the cows away.

They took the cows away.

Dem come carry the cows go.


Tingi and his grandmother ran away and hid.

Tingi and his grandmother ran away and hid.

Tingi and em grandma run come hide.


They hid in the bush until night.

They hid in the bush until night.

Dem hide for bush till night come.


Then the soldiers came back.

Then the soldiers came back.

The soldiers den come back.


Grandmother hid Tingi under the leaves.

Grandmother hid Tingi under the leaves.

Grandma come hide Tingi under 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.

One soldiers carry leg on top am, e no shake at all.


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

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

Wen dem don go, Tingi and em grandma come out.


They crept home very quietly.

They crept home very quietly.

Dem creep go house small small.


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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