SHORT STORY FOR KIDS WRITTEN BY CLAIRE INGRAM
ILLUSTRATED BY LWANDO XASO
DESIGNED BY ARTHUR ATTWELL
* THE STORY ‘SIMA AND SIZA’ 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 TO ENABLE IT TO BE READ ON OUR WEBSITE.
LET’S CHAT ABOUT THE STORIES ~ IDEAS FOR TALKING WITH KIDS
1. Can you think of some reasons why Sima’s friends did not like Siza?
2. Was it right of Sima’s friends to put Siza’s head down the toilet? Why or why not?
3. Do you think this is the way that people should behave to their friends? If not, what are some other ways in which they could have behaved, even if they didn’t like Siza?
1. Sima was able to help his injured father when the ball hit him on the head. Why was he able to do this?
2. Why do you think Sima’s father plays hospital-hospital with Sima now?
1. Do you think both boys and girls should be able to play with dolls? Why or why not?