Gianni Rodari – The Young Prawn

One day… A young prawn though: – ‘Why in my family all the people walk in reverse? I want to learn how to walk straight forward, just like frogs… and my tail shall fall if I do not succeed!’ –

He started to train secretly, amongst the rocks of the native river, and in the first days, the deed was costing him loads of energies: he wandered everywhere, he was hurting his shield and he would also step a foot onto another. Nevertheless, little by little, things started to get better, because you can learn everything, if you really wish.

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Μία νεαρή γαρίδα έκανε μία σκέψη: «Γιατί στην οικογένειά μου όλοι περπατούν ανάποδα; Εγώ θέλω να μάθω να περπατάω ίσια και μπροστά, όπως όλα τα άλλα ζώα και βάζω στοίχημα την ουρά μου πως θα τα καταφέρω». Άρχισε να εξασκείται στα κρυφά, ανάμεσα στις πέτρες του ρυακιού του χωριού της και τις πρώτες μέρες η προσπάθεια την κούραζε αφάνταστα. Continue reading

Saddest Truth of the World

This time, Constellation features Steve Cutts, Ashim Shakya, John Holcroft and Pawel Kuczynski through their powerful animations and illustrations. The sad truth about our society reflected through the minds of artistic geniuses.

The fairy tale of a truth – Το παραμύθι μιας αλήθειας

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Once upon a time it was a shepherd’s family. They had all their sheep together in a corral. They fed them, cared for them and grazed them.

Somewhere, the sheep were trying to break it.

The oldest shepherd came and said,

“Oh, sheep unconsciously and arrogant, do not you know that out there the plains are full of dangers? Only here is plenty of water, food, and above all, protection from the wolves. “

In general, this was enough to hinder the sheep’s “freedom”.

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