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Hamisi Se Gelukkige Dag Hamisi Se Gelukkige Dag Hamisi's lucky day

Written by Adelheid Marie Bwire

Illustrated by Rob Owen

Translated by Fanie Viljoen

Language Afrikaans

Level Level 2

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Hamisi kort nuwe skoolklere.

Hamisi kort nuwe skoolklere.

Hamisi needs a new school uniform. His dad takes him to the market.


Hamisi sien ’n seun met ’n mooi hemp.

Hamisi sien ’n seun met ’n mooi hemp.

Hamisi sees a boy wearing a beautiful shirt. "That is a very fine shirt," thinks Hamisi.


“Ek wens ek het ’n hemp soos daardie seun s’n,” sê Hamisi.

"Ek wens ek het ’n hemp soos daardie seun s’n," sê Hamisi.

"I wish I had a shirt like that boy," says Hamisi.


“Kyk, sy verkoop daardie mooi hemde,” sê Hamisi. “Pa, koop asseblief vir my een,” vra hy.

"Kyk, sy verkoop daardie mooi hemde," sê Hamisi. "Pa, koop asseblief vir my een," vra hy.

"Look, she is selling those special shirts," says Hamisi. "Dad, please buy one for me," he asks.


“Hamisi, ek moet vir jou skoolklere koop,” sê Pa.

"Hamisi, ek moet vir jou skoolklere koop," sê Pa.

"Hamisi, I have to buy your uniform," says dad.


“Ek het nie genoeg geld vir daardie hemp nie,” sê Pa.

"Ek het nie genoeg geld vir daardie hemp nie," sê Pa.

"I do not have enough money for that shirt," says dad.


Hamisi se pa betaal vir die skoolklere. Hy is verbaas toe hy kleingeld kry.

Hamisi se pa betaal vir die skoolklere. Hy is verbaas toe hy kleingeld kry.

Hamisi's dad pays for the uniform. He is surprised when he gets the change. There is enough money left over to buy a shirt!


Dit is Hamisi se gelukkige dag!

Dit is Hamisi se gelukkige dag!

It is Hamisi's lucky day! Which shirt will he choose?


Written by: Adelheid Marie Bwire
Illustrated by: Rob Owen
Translated by: Fanie Viljoen
Language: Afrikaans
Level 2
Source: Hamisi's lucky day from African Storybook
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