The Wind and the Sun: Learn English (IND) with subtitles - Story for Children "BookBox.com"

The Wind and the Sun: Learn English (IND) with subtitles – Story for Children "BookBox.com"

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Who is stronger, the blazing Sun or the proud Wind?

The Wind and the Sun
A Santali folktale
One afternoon,
the Wind and the Sun
were having an argument
about who was stronger.
“I’ve uprooted huge trees
and drowned millions of ships.
You can’t do
either of those things,”
said the Wind proudly.
The Sun smiled and shrugged.
“That doesn’t mean
you’re more powerful,” he said.
“I can cover you with clouds
so that no one can see you!
You can’t do that to me,”
said the Wind.
But the Sun just smiled warmly.
“I still think
I’m stronger than you,”
he said calmly.
The Wind began to grumble.
He didn’t like the idea
of the Sun being stronger than him.
“Why don’t we have a test?”
the Wind finally suggested.
He whipped around,
looking for something
to show off his strength.
“Shall we see who can knock down
the most number of houses?”
he asked.
“Let’s keep it simple.
See that man over there?”
asked the Sun.
The Wind looked down
and saw a man
walking down a road.
He was whistling happily to himself
and had a shawl
thrown across his shoulders.
“Shall we see who can force him
off the road first?” the Wind asked.
“No, that will only hurt him,”
the Sun replied.
“Let’s just see
who can take his shawl off.”
The Wind shrugged
and whipped around the sky.
He huffed and puffed
and made the leaves
in the trees shiver.
The man frowned at the sky
and wrapped his shawl
tightly around himself.
Thunderclouds appeared in the sky.
Animals began running for shelter
and the Wind began to roar.
The man wrapped his shawl
even tighter.
Soon the thunderclouds drifted away.
The Wind had blown himself out.
“I give up. I can’t do it,”
panted the Wind.
He curled up on top of a cloud
to catch his breath.
“Now it’s my turn,” said the Sun.
He yawned lazily
and stretched his rays.
He seemed to grow brighter
and bigger in the sky.
Soon it was as hot
as a summer day.
The man looked up at the sky
and wiped the sweat off his forehead.
“What strange weather
we’re having today!”
he said to himself.
Then he took his shawl off
and tucked it under his arm.
“Looks like you win,”
the Wind agreed cheerfully.
He clapped his hands
and made the leaves on the trees rustle.
“You don’t have to knock a man down
to take his shawl off,”
said the Sun with a teasing smile.
They laughed together
and watched the man
walking down the road,
again whistling happily to himself.

Illustrations: Emanuelle Scanziani
Music & Art Direction: Ladislav Brozman & Riccardo Carlotto
Animation: BookBox

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the wind and the Sun a Suntory folktale one afternoon the wind and the Sun were having an argument about who was stronger I've approved huge trees and drown millions of ships you can't do either of those things said a winded proudly the Sun smiled and shrugged that doesn't mean you're more powerful he said [Applause] I can cover you with clouds so that no one can see you you can't do that to me said the wind for the Sun just smiled warmly I still think I am stronger than you he said calmly the wind began to crumble he didn't like the idea of the Sun being stronger than him why don't we have a test the wind finally suggested he wept round looking for something to show off his strength shall we see who can knock down the most number of houses he asked let's keep it simple see that man over there ask the Sun the wind looked down and saw man walking down the road it was whistling happily to himself and had a shoulder thrown across his shoulders shall we see who can force him off the road first the wind asked know that we'll only hurting the Sunda guide let's just see who can take his shawl off the wayne shrugged and wept around the sky he huffed and puffed and made the lead in the trees shiver the man frowned at the sky and wrapped a shawl tightly around himself Thunder clouds appeared in the sky animals began running for shelter and wind began to roll the man wrapped a shawl even tighter soon the thunder clouds drifted away the wind had blown himself out I give up I can't do it come to the wind he curled up on top of a cloud to get his prey now it's my turn to the Sun he owned lazily and stretched his rays he seemed to grow brighter and bigger at the sky soon it was as hot as a summer day the man looked up to the sky and wipe the sweat off his forehead what strange weather we're having today he said to himself then he took his shawl off and tucked it under his arm looks like you when the wind agreed cheerfully he clapped his hands and made the leaves on the trees rustle you don't have to knock a man down to take his shawl off said his son with a teasing smile they laugh together and watched the man walking down the road again whistling happily to him said

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  1. The sun is at least millions or maybe trillions bigger than the earth imagine the wind the sun is so huge and sooo hot for and the sun control the solar system imagine tge wind the sun is
    quan-tillion larger than a cloud (I mean a cloud blows out wind right?) so the sun is the winner for sure

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