LISTEN: Lizo's song (English)

"Lizo is a young, homeless boy who lives on the streets of Cape Town."
"Lizo is a young, homeless boy who lives on the streets of Cape Town."

Parent24 has partnered with Nal'ibali to make audio stories easily accessible to parents and their little ones at bedtime. 


Lizo is a young, homeless boy who lives on the streets of Cape Town. He has no family and no money and he sings to passers-by on street corners and outside businesses in the hope of earning some money.

One day, a member of a carnival band hears Lizo singing and invites him to join the band.

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This story is brought to you by Nal'ibali, which means Here's the story in isiXhosa. Nal'ibali is a storytelling initiative that aims to establish a culture of reading for enjoyment in children.

Find more stories in the Parent24 Storytime hub