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Bedtime Story written by Sope Martins

Illustrated by Ndumiso Nyoni

Designed by Aisha O’Reilly

Edited by Alison Ziki

* THE STORY ‘TEJU’S SHADOW!’ WAS CREATED BY BOOK DASH AND IS LICENSED UNDER A CREATIVE COMMONS ATTRIBUTION 4.0 LICENSE. MINOR FORMATTING CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ORIGINAL WORK FOR EASE OF READING ON OUR WEBSITE.

LET’S DISCUSS THE STORIES ~ IDEAS FOR TALKING WITH KIDS

Fearfulness, Feelings

1. In this story, Teju is afraid of shadows until his Mum helps him see that there’s nothing to be afraid of. Do you think talking to someone about the things you are afraid of can help? How might this be?