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Ciwena wanzala The hungry crocodile Ing'wena yansala

Written by Christian G.

Illustrated by Wiehan de Jager

Translated by Chester Mwanza

Language ChiTonga

Level Level 1

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Kaindi kwakali ciwena wakalijisi nzala kapati.

Once there was a very hungry crocodile.

Ubushiku bumo kwali Ing’wena yali nensala saana.


Wakayandaula cakulya cakubendelela a caluumuno. Kumane …

He searched for food slowly and quietly. And then…

Yalefwaya ifyakulya mumutalalila ukwabula ukupanga ichongo. Elyo nomba…


Po!!! Ciwena wajata.

POW!!! The crocodile strikes!

Wiyu!!! Kucheshuko, Ing’wena yaikata icakulya!


Kuzwa wao taakanvwa nzala alimwi nakamana wakakomana.

After that he is no longer hungry, and he is happy.

Panuma yakulya, Ing’wena tayaumfwilepo insala nelyo panono elo yalifye iyasekelela nganshi.


Kusikila akanvwe nzala alimwi.

Until he gets hungry again.

Pakafye yaumfwa insala nakabili.


Written by: Christian G.
Illustrated by: Wiehan de Jager
Translated by: Chester Mwanza
Language: ChiTonga
Level: Level 1
Source: The hungry crocodile from African Storybook
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