Songs from the Soul: Stories from Around the World
Retold by Jennifer Bessett
CEFR A2 — B1
Word count 5,963
Good luck in Malaysia, bad news in New Zealand, a chicken and a jug of cider in Britain, a goat and a pumpkin in India, fun and games in a cyber café in Nigeria … The countries change, but people’s lives are always strange and wonderful in any place.
Bookworms World Stories collect stories written in English from around the world. These stories are by Shahana Chaudhury, Mary McCluskey, Nandita Ray, Suchitra Karthik Kumar, Susan Costello, Anthony C. Diala, Preeta Krishna, and Folakemi Emem-Akpan.