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Words: ca. 4500 A short story for children and grown-ups Age: + 6 years

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It is a charming short story for children, and grown-ups, about two animals discovering their strengths and horsing around.
On a very hot day in the desert the camel met his old friend O
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ebook, 6, 10 pages
Published March 2012 (first published February 1st 2012)
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Angie
Mar 14, 2012 Angie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fiction
I really liked the two characters Osti the Ostrich and his friend the camel Mr Humps.
Osti was upset that he can't fly. He wished he could be like all the other birds but the camel told him:
"Our grandparents and parents had a reason giving us their
functions they had."
But otherwise he dreamed about beeing invisible, so that no animal can look at his hunched back. So they dreamed about their wishes...

This story is about friendship and that it is important to have dreams but also that one should be
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Salma Al Rayes
Jun 16, 2013 Salma Al Rayes rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kids-books
What a wonderful story ! I cannot wait till I see my little cousin , she always love to hear new stories .
Great story , I loved the poems they are brilliant .
I liked the three lessons in the stories.
You have to accept who you are and love yourself .
If you have power dont mess up things .
If you messed up things its never too late to make them right again .
Rose
Mar 02, 2012 Rose rated it liked it
A story written by a fellow goodreader. It's a cute story for kids. I read it to a 9 year old boy who loves stories & he loved all the voices I made up for the characters. He especially liked when the camel is snoring. Ah, kids. They are easily amused. I especially liked the beginning & ending poems, it was a nice touch.
Katie
May 03, 2012 Katie rated it liked it
Wow, I didn't expect it to be this short - but that's what made it even more lovely.

It's quite hard to write a story that a) contains a lesson and b) will be liked and appreciated by children. And this story contained both.

I think it's very important that children learn, as soon as they are able to understand, about morals and their responsibilities. This world carries more than enough psycho's, and by teaching young children, we can help them create a good emotional base.

So, after this long, et
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Lila Cyclist
Apr 19, 2012 Lila Cyclist rated it liked it
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This is actually a children's book with great messages for everyone who reads this book.

Just be grateful for what you are. Don't try to be something or someone else whom you think is cool.

Imagine a camel with a flat back and ostrich with blue skin and wings to fly.

Imagine I become someone else that I think is cool but my friends would not recognize me. Well, I would not trade myself with that. :)
Lola
Feb 29, 2012 Lola rated it it was amazing
This book from my Goodreads friend was very cute. It has a lesson kids can learn about friendship, and it's told through adorable characters. I will share this book with my niece! Thank you, Janosch for sharing it.
Mennatullah Magdy
Jan 01, 2013 Mennatullah Magdy rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed it a lot!
It gives a great moral, very suitable for children especially to learn something valuable in an easy interesting way :)

Thanks a lot Mr. Janosch
Dahlia
May 20, 2013 Dahlia rated it it was amazing
Short and sweet. :)
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