Purabi sent this rhyme with the note: "This rhyme is very popular among the children in Bangladesh. Luckily i found the rhyme with Bengali letters. I did the English translation."

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Transliteration

Ata gaache tota pakhi
Dalim gaache mou.
Eto daki tobuo keno
Kouna kotha bou?

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Purabi Khisa for contributing and translating this rhyme!

Many thanks to Gracie Gralike for the illustration.

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