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Goat, Dog, and Cow Goat, Dog and Cow Mbuzi, Mbwa na Ng'ombe

Written by Fabian Wakholi

Illustrated by Marleen Visser

Read by Darshan Soni

Language English

Level Level 2

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Goat, Dog, and Cow were great friends. One day they went on a journey in a taxi.

Goat, Dog, and Cow were great friends. One day they went on a journey in a taxi.

Mbuzi, Mbwa na Ng'ombe walikuwa marafiki wa karibu sana. Siku moja walisafiri kwa teksi.


When they reached the end of their journey, the driver asked them to pay their fares. Cow paid her fare.

When they reached the end of their journey, the driver asked them to pay their fares. Cow paid her fare.

Walipofika mwisho wa safari yao, dereva aliwaomba walipe nauli zao. Ng'ombe alilipa nauli yake.


Dog paid a bit extra, because he did not have the correct money.

Dog paid a bit extra, because he did not have the correct money.

Mbwa alilipa zaidi kidogo kwa sababu hakuwa na pesa taslimu.


The driver was about to give Dog his change when Goat ran away without paying anything.

The driver was about to give Dog his change when Goat ran away without paying anything.

Dereva alipokaribia kumpa Mbwa chenji yake, Mbuzi alitoroka bila kulipa chochote.


The driver was very annoyed. He drove away without giving Dog his change.

The driver was very annoyed. He drove away without giving Dog his change.

Dereva alikasirika sana. Aliondoka bila kumrudishia Mbwa chenji yake.


That is why, even today, Dog runs towards a car to peep inside and find the driver who owes him his change.

That is why, even today, Dog runs towards a car to peep inside and find the driver who owes him his change.

Hiyo ndiyo sababu hadi leo Mbwa hukimbiza magari ili achungulie ndani kuona kama atampata dereva mwenye chenji yake.


Goat runs away from the sound of a car. She is afraid she will be arrested for not paying her fare.

Goat runs away from the sound of a car. She is afraid she will be arrested for not paying her fare.

Mbuzi hukimbia anaposikia mlio wa gari. Anaogopa atakamatwa kwa kutolipa nauli.


And Cow is not bothered when a car is coming. Cow takes her time crossing the road because she knows she paid her fare in full.

And Cow is not bothered when a car is coming. Cow takes her time crossing the road because she knows she paid her fare in full.

Na Ng'ombe hababaiki gari likiwa linakuja. Ng'ombe huvuka barabara bila wasiwasi kwa sababu anajua alilipa nauli yake yote.


Written by: Fabian Wakholi
Illustrated by: Marleen Visser
Read by: Darshan Soni
Language: English
Level 2
Source: Goat, Dog and Cow from African Storybook
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