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بَچِه هایِ مومی Children of wax

Written by Southern African Folktale

Illustrated by Wiehan de Jager

Translated by Marzieh Mohammadian Haghighi

Read by Nasim Peikazadi

Language Persian

Level Level 2

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روزی روزِگاری خانِوادِه ای بودَند کهِ شاد زِندگی می کَردَند.

Once upon a time, there lived a happy family.

آنها هیچوَقت با هَم نَجنگیدند. آنها دَرخانه وَ زَمین هایِ کِشاوَرزی به پِدَر وَ مادَرِشان کُمَک کَردَند.

They never fought with each other. They helped their parents at home and in the fields.

وَلی آنها اِجازهِ یِ نَزدیک شِدَن به آتَش را نَداشتَند.

But they were not allowed to go near a fire.

آنها مَجبور بودند کِه تَمام کارهایِشان را دَر طول شَب اَنجام دَهند. چون بَدَنِشان اَز جِنسِ موم بود.

They had to do all their work during the night. Because they were made of wax!

اَما یِکی اَز پِسَرها آرزو داشت کِه دَر زیر نورِ آفتاب بیرون بِرَوَد.

But one of the boys longed to go out in the sunlight.

یِک روز، دیگر نَتوانِست طاقَت بیاوَرَد. بَرادَرهایَش بهِ او هُشدار دادَند کهِ بیرون نَرَوَد.

One day the longing was too strong. His brothers warned him…

اَما دیگر خِیلی دیر شُده بود! او دَر اَثَرِ آفتابِ سوزان ذوب شُد.

But it was too late! He melted in the hot sun.

بَچه هایِ مومی خِیلی ناراحَت شُدَند کِه دیدند بَرادَرِشان دَر جِلویِ چشمِشان ذوب شد.

The wax children were so sad to see their brother melting away.

وَلی بَچه ها یِک نَقشه کِشیدند. آنها گُلولِه یِ ذُوب شُدِهِ یِ موم را بِه شِکلِ یِک پَرَندِه دَر آوَردَند.

But they made a plan. They shaped the lump of melted wax into a bird.

آنها بَرادَرِشان را کِه بِه شِکلِ پَرَندِه دَر آمَدِه بود را بالایِ یِک کوهِ بُلَند بُردَند.

They took their bird brother up to a high mountain.

وَقتی کِه آفتاب طلوع کَرد بَرادَرِشان هَمین طور کِه آواز می خواند بِه دوردَست ها پَرواز کَرد.

And as the sun rose, he flew away singing into the morning light.

Written by: Southern African Folktale
Illustrated by: Wiehan de Jager
Translated by: Marzieh Mohammadian Haghighi
Read by: Nasim Peikazadi
Language: Persian
Level: Level 2
Source: Children of wax from African Storybook
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