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Namu Se Fiets Namu Se Fiets Namukuru's bicycle

Written by Munanga ASb teachers

Illustrated by Wiehan de Jager

Translated by Fanie Viljoen

Language Afrikaans

Level Level 2

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Namu en haar broer is gereed vir skool.

Namu en haar broer is gereed vir skool.

Namukuru and her brother are ready for school.


Namu en haar broer ry saam op haar fiets.

Namu en haar broer ry saam op haar fiets.

Namukuru carries her brother on her bicycle.


Hulle vriende juig toe hulle by die skool inry.

Hulle vriende juig toe hulle by die skool inry.

Their friends cheer for them as they ride into school.


Terwyl hulle in die klas is, kom ’n apie by die skoolhek in.

Terwyl hulle in die klas is, kom ’n apie by die skoolhek in.

While they are in the classroom, a monkey arrives outside. The monkey rides away on Namukuru's bicycle!


Die kinders jaag die apie.

Die kinders jaag die apie.

The children chase the monkey.


Die apie spring af en los die fiets onder ’n boom.

Die apie spring af en los die fiets onder ’n boom.

The monkey leaves the bicycle under a tree.


Die apie swem na ’n eiland in die middel van die meer. Hy klim hoog in ‘n boom in.

Die apie swem na ’n eiland in die middel van die meer. Hy klim hoog in 'n boom in.

The monkey swims to an island in the middle of the lake. He climbs high into a tree.


Die apie waai totsiens!

Die apie waai totsiens!

The monkey waves goodbye! The children wave back. Namukuru has her bicycle again.


Written by: Munanga ASb teachers
Illustrated by: Wiehan de Jager
Translated by: Fanie Viljoen
Language: Afrikaans
Level 2
Source: Namkuru's bicycle from African Storybook
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