Angry girl

The bell rang. Interval was over. Tara was…

A bicycle ride

Tarun and Nipun were cycling. They were going up and down…

Dilemma

“Shoo” Tara shouted. She chased away the…

Elle

The lane boys gathered at the ground. “What is our national…

Kithul Jaggery

It was a refreshing change. Uncle Emil offered tea with…

Tooth Brush

Father returned home. He had gone to…

Old Trees

Tarun felt relaxed. Father was driving the…

Butterflies

Tara jumped out of her skin. She was lazing around the…

Natasha’s story

Natasha came to see Tara. She is Tara’s neighbour. Natasha…

Insult

Tarun pulled at Nipun’s hand. Nipun was trying to leave the…

Guava

Aunt Anu is Tara’s mother’s friend. Tara and mother…

Aditya’s eyesight

It was the science period. Tarun finished taking the…

Hop and Catch

Tarun was bored. Nipun had gone to his…

Cockroach saved!

What a scream it was. It came from the back…

Dehydration

Tarun was practicing for the sports meet. Everyone was…

Balloon goes bang

Tara loves balloons. Mother bought a few balloons for…

Saving Serpent

Tara finished her homework. She came to the…

Gathering knowledge

Tarun liked it. Savan had got a general knowledge …

Making pickle

Tarun got some mangoes from Nipun. Nipun has…

Trees for the lane

The idea was Nipun’s. It was to organise a car…

Fake beggar

Shadow was barking non-stop at the gate. Someone …

Pencil Marks

The new term commenced. Anjula walked into the…

Out of turn

A friend of Tara’s mother paid her a visit. Her name was…

Sixty Rupees

Tarun was at the grocery down the lane. He bought some…

Relations

The family was still in Tara’s father’s village. Mother…

Yala and Maha

Tara and Tarun were so happy. They got the school…

Maths

It was a free period. Tara was helping Savani with her …

Monkeys

Tarun was at Nipun’s house. All of a sudden…

Kitty

Kitty is angry. Tara has started petting Milky. Milky is…

Flowers

It was a full moon poya day. Tara and her family …

Being fair

The school had won the cricket tournament. Everyone…

Beauty

Natasha visited Tara. Natasha is Tara’s…

Lift

The sky was getting darker and darker.It started…

Horror movie

Tara became curious. Anjula was busy explaining …

Careful, careless

Tara ran to the garden. “Thaththa, there is a call for …

River water

Aditya is a classmate of Tarun. One day Tarun saw …

Pup

It was a beautiful late afternoon. Tara and her mother were …

Birthday surprise!

Everything was done in secret. Tara was so excited. Tarun…

Show off

Tarun and Nipun were so happy. They rode their …

Meeting deadlines

Amanda was slowly drawing. Her drawings are …

Mimickers

Tarun was returning home from the grocery. He saw …

Fall

Natasha visited Tara. They started playing with…

News about floods

Father was watching news on TV. Tara sat next …

Garbage bins

The interval bell rang. Tara and Amanda …

Making cake

Mother was making a fruit cake. Tara and Tarun …

Exchange

Tarun’s face fell when he saw the T shirt. It was too …

Open window

It was close to 6pm. Tarun was at home. He was …

Savani’s surprise

A new girl joined the class. Her name is Savani. She…

Apology

The bell rang. It was the science period. The teacher …

Monsoon

Tara got up from the verandah chair. Strong wind …

Dansala

Tara took the basket. She ran to Nipun’s house. Nipun’s mother …

Missing boy

Sayuru is a junior scout. He is a little lazier than the…

Trip to Sinharaja

Tarun was very happy. It was his third trip…

The pinch

Tara was in her verandah with Natasha. Natasha is her friend…

Compliment

Tarun was ecstatic. He took a wicket from his …

At the shop

Tara was all excited. Her father took her …

Back in school

School recommenced after the holidays. Tara walked into …

The new boy

A new family moved into the neighbourhood. Many…

Kittens

Tara was horrified. So was her mother. Tara’s brother …

Portable fan

It was a very warm day. Tara was sweating…

No waste

Natasha had to make a rag doll. She could…

Tarun’s boredom

School holidays had begun. Tarun was feeling awfully…

Drumming during the exam

Tarun was nervous. The science term test paper …

Road Damage

Tarun and Nipun started cycling. It was after a month …

Poor helpers

The school van got stuck again. There was …

Shadow’s paw

Tara waited for her father. He took …

Queue jumpers

Tarun was in the canteen. Three classmates …

Torn pages

Tara heard her father calling her…

Savan’s homestay

Savan is a classmate of Tarun’s. He is a …

Long jumping

Tara loves sports. However she is a little shy. Her friend …

Kind words

Tara was miffed. “Aiya…Aiya” she called …

Natasha’s grandmother

Tara was at Natasha’s, her neighbour. Natasha’s …

Garage vehicles

Tarun was in a bad mood. He returned home …

Savan’s brother

It was a Saturday. Father dropped Tarun at …

Baby in pram

The lane become dusty. That was …

The Lucky dog

Tara was so excited. The train was running…

Yellow bird

The school holidays were back. Tarun started…

Lesson from ants

Tara took her scrapbook to the verandah. She sat on…

Giant Tank

Tarun was at Nipun’s house. Nipun’s house is a few…

Benefits of Vitamin D

The science teacher entered the class. Savan…

Shadow’s escapade

Tara pleaded with her mother. “Let’s take Shadow with us …

Nitara’s umbrella

Nitara is a classmate of Tara. One day Nitara …

Simple solution

The science teacher was leaving school. The class was …

Tara’s big worry

It was a Saturday. Tara was really confused. She was…

Helping Kevin

It was raining non-stop for a few days. Strong winds …

Thought that counts

The gate bell rang. Tara’s mother opened …

Saved by the umbrella

Rainy days are back. Tarun went looking for …

Importance of discipline

Avinash is a scout friend of Tarun. He is in …

Borrowed book

Tara came home a little hurt. She took her …

Intentional and unintentional

Tara found it so funny. Her …

Why sleep’s essential

Tara had a relaxed holiday for a month. She was …

Trees gone

It was the first day of the new term. Tarun …

The baby

Tara and her family were at the temple. The family was …

Natasha’s skipping rope

Tara was so happy. It was after months that she …

Time to get fit

School holidays are back. Nipun was…

The value of a well

Savan is a classmate of Tarun. His birthday …

Kola Kenda

It was a Saturday morning. Father prepared …

Disappointment

Tarun was packing his bags. He made sure he packed …

Tomato sauce mishap!

Tara and Amanda were laughing non-stop. It was …

The broken branch

Strong winds swept across the area. Tara looked …

Street lights

The people in the lane heaved a sigh of relief…

Brotherly help

Tarun was in his room. All of a sudden …

Visitor to the verandah

The school van stopped in front of Tara’s house. Tara …

Using tact

The little girl held on to Tara’s doll. She …

Speed without accuracy

Tarun opened his big backpack. At the bottom …

Sharing and caring

Tara has a few friends in the school van. Nitara is one. She …

Rose and the dress

Tara was admiring the roses in the garden…

The Cow

The boys in the lane were playing cricket. Nipun …

Misunderstanding

Tarun burst into laughing again. His classmate …

Curd and profits

Tara and Tarun love curd. However they …

Aditya’s treat

School started after the New Year break. …

Mayuka’s stomachache

New Year visiting had begun. Tara’s family was visiting …

The Koha returns

The April New Year was around the corner. Tara kept staring …

A story on cobwebs

It was a Sunday morning. Tara was seated on the …