Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
If I am not mistaken, the first story I read was back in Pakistan about a brother and sister going to school and their friend being a parrot. It had quite a big impact on me, where it was more seemed real. Every time I read the story, I would think of myself and my brother as the characters in the story and it would make me feel more happy and positive about school.
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What are your five favorite books, and why?
“The freedom writers diary” – The story is very inspiring and the experiences of the teens described in the book is just heartbreaking, it inspires you to continue writing.
“I am not Esther” – Another great story that makes you want to read the story repeatedly. The reason I really like this story is because what the character has faced is similar to what people face in some of our societies. I found it very fascinating to read.
“Cinderella”- Since Cinderella is the first Princess book I have read in my childhood years, it stays my favourite as it also reminds me of my childhood years back in New Zealand.
“The flying Carpet” - The book which is based on a flying carpet became one of my favourite books a few years back. The reason I love this book so much is because I enjoy reading books that involve settings of countries from the around the globe, for example this book involves the character travelling to middle eastern countries.
“The three little pigs” – The first book I read to improve my English and this book seemed too easy and simple for me to read than any other book while I was in my childhood.