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Children's Literature

This is a book of children's stories, appropriate for preschool children.

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This anthology presents a curriculum centred on nursery rhymes and fables.

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This is a book of bedtime tales designed for early readers.

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Afghan folk story for young children. Written by Shahnaz Qayumi, illustrated by Shavon Nawrock.

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In this children's story, Grandma and Grandpa take Veeru to the circus. That night Veeru dreams of having his own circus. The next morning he invites everyone to the 'Veeru Circus'.

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In this children's story, nine year old Chuskit longed to go to school, to make friends, learn math and play games. Bust she could not ... until Abdul decided to do something about it.

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In this children's story, a little boy named Khaidi has a very special car which takes him wherever he wants to go.

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This children's story is about a little boy who helps his father after school and receives a special suprise.

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This children's story is about a crow that can neither sing nor dance but has one unique quality which we can all learn from.

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In this children's story, a little boy looks everywhere for a toy he has lost but cannot find it. His Granny finds it but doesn't know what it is.

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"Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel." ~ Socrates
"If your tree brings the fruit of knowledge / it shall bring the sky down to the earth” - Nasir Khusraw (1004 – 1088 AD)
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. -- Herbert Spencer
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave. -- Hadith
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ― William Arthur Ward
Asking good questions is half of learning. -- Sufi saying
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. ― Aristotle
Enlightenment must come little by little-otherwise it would overwhelm. -- Idries Shah
We were scared. But school was where we wanted to be. -- Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Afghan education activist
Seeking knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim, male and female. -- Hadith
Education is a living treasure for all humankind. ~ Ehsan Ullah, Founder, Kandahar Institute of Modern Studies
I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library. ~ Jorge Luis Borges
A teacher is a candle that burns to enlighten others. ~ Afghan proverb
There is a path to the top of the highest mountain. ~ Afghan proverb
Drop by drop a river is made. ~ Afghan proverb
We should all attempt to acquire as much knowledge as possible in order that we may render our services to society in the manner of the women of early Islam. -- Queen Soraya of Afghanistan, 1926
If you learn even one word more than yesterday, you will be totally a different person.