Telugu readers

Telugu is an official language of India, spoken by about 79 million people in India and abroad. Our readers, translated by Mallikarjuna Rao Rachakonda, promote literacy in Telugu. They are available in monolingual and bilingual (Telugu and English) editions.

Telugu is a Dravidian language and one of the 22 'scheduled' (official) languages of India. It is spoken mainly in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, where it is an official language, but also in other Indian states and overseas.

Level 1 readers

TitleLanguage Black and white edition Colour edition
After school
(baDi nunchi vachchaAka)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (895kb pdf)
b and w (895kb pdf)
colour (1.46Mb pdf)
colour (1.46Mb pdf)
All kinds of tails
(raka rakAla tOkalu)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (745kb pdf)
b and w (745kb pdf)
colour (1.12Mb pdf)
colour (1.12Mb pdf)
Come and see
(vachchi chUDu)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (870kb pdf)
b and w (875kb pdf)
colour (1.69Mb pdf)
colour (1.70Mb pdf)
Dog
(kukka)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (675kb pdf)
b and w (675kb pdf)
colour (1.31Mb pdf)
colour (1,32Mb pdf)
Fruit and vegetables
(panDlu, kUragAyalu)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (835kb pdf)
b and w (835kb pdf)
colour (1.22Mb pdf)
colour (1.22Mb pdf)
How many animals?
(enni jantuvulu?)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (845kb pdf)
b and w (860kb pdf)
colour (800kb pdf)
colour (800kb pdf)
I can
(nEnu)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (725kb pdf)
b and w (730kb pdf)
colour (1.00Mb pdf)
colour (1.00Mb pdf)
I like animals
(nAku jantuvulanTE ishTam)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (735kb pdf)
b and w (740kb pdf)
colour (1.34Mb pdf)
colour (1.34Mb pdf)
Jobs
(vRttulu)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (965kb pdf)
b and w (965kb pdf)
colour (1.38Mb pdf)
colour (1.38Mb pdf)
Look at me
(nannu chUDu)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (880kb pdf)
b and w (880kb pdf)
colour (1.36Mb pdf)
colour (1.37Mb pdf)
On the move
(kadalika)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (975kb pdf)
b and w (975kb pdf)
colour (1.42Mb pdf)
colour (1.42Mb pdf)
Starfish
(starfish Em chEstOndi?)
Telugu
Telugu and English
 colour (420kb pdf)
colour (420kb pdf)
This is a house
(idi oka illu)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (915kb pdf)
b and w (915kb pdf)
colour (2.02Mb pdf)
colour (2.02Mb pdf)
Very big!
(chAIA peddadi!)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (720kb pdf)
b and w (720kb pdf)
colour (880kb pdf)
colour (888kb pdf)
What is hiding?
(Edi dAkkundi?)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (1.28Mb pdf)
b and w (1.29Mb pdf)
colour (1.73Mb pdf)
colour (1.73Mb pdf)
Where do we go?
(mEmu ekkaDiki veLtAM?)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (1.08Mb pdf)
b and w (1.09Mb pdf)
colour (1.63Mb pdf)
colour (1.63Mb pdf)

Level 2 readers

TitleLanguage Black and white edition Colour edition
At the market
(bazarlO)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (830kb pdf)
b and w (830kb pdf)
colour (1.06Mb pdf)
colour (1.06Mb pdf)
Crossing the road
(road dATaDam)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (1.15Mb pdf)
b and w (1.16Mb pdf)
colour (1,42Mb pdf)
colour (1.42Mb pdf)
Different homes
(vEru vEru nivAsAlu)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (935kb pdf)
b and w (935kb pdf)
colour (1.61Mb pdf)
colour (1.61Mb pdf)
Gecko is hungry
(tonDaki Akalayyindi)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (750kb pdf)
b and w (750kb pdf)
colour (1.16Mb pdf)
colour (1.17Mb pdf)
Like this
(ilA)
Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (770kb pdf)
b and w (770kb pdf)
colour (1.06Mb pdf)
colour (1.06Mb pdf)

Advanced reader

TitleLanguage Black and white edition Colour edition
Chicken Little Telugu
Telugu and English
b and w (1.95Mb pdf)
b and w (1.96Mb pdf)
colour (1.97Mb pdf)
colour (1.98Mb pdf)