Stories for Kids

In our large collection of children's stories from around the world you will find jungle tales, bedtime stories, funny stories, short stories, stories of friendships and much more... Some stories will make you laugh, some will get you thinking, some will inspire, and some will ignite your imagination. Delve into this treasure-trove of juvenile fiction.

The Silent Passer-by

When I was a child, I didn't have hair on my head, just some stubs.I liked to watch my friends play. I would join them now and then, but I preferred watching.Every day, we would see an old man walking by our playground, carrying...

Bunty Rabbit Runs a Race Again

Bunty rabbit hopped home angrily."What happened?" asked Mama Rabbit. "No school today?""Why did great-great-great-great-great grandfather lose the race against the tortoise?" shouted Bunty tearfully. "Everyone laughed at me when Ma'am Owl told us the story.""Great-great-great-great-great grandfather rabbit was a proud rabbit," said Mother Rabbit...

Teaching a Lesson!

"It's my turn tomorrow," mumbled Raghu to himself as he climbed the stairs of his school building, very slowly as if he were sleep-walking. He had been dreading this day ever since Pal declared his grand class prodigy scheme, two months ago.Pal was the...

Double Vision

It was hard to say when Neeti got double vision. It wasn't there one minute and the very next it was. Suddenly, the road turned terribly crowded. People were jostling each other, pushing to get ahead. She rubbed her eyes, shook her head violently....

The Dress

One evening, Maya was making plans for her birthday. She sat in the living room with her father and instructed him on what to get for her."I want a chocolate cake...only a chocolate cake...and white candles on top, please ensure they are white...and five-differently...

The Puppy that wanted to Play

Bruno, the little, brown puppy wanted to play! He needed a friend."Come play with me!" said Bruno to the white cow."No! No! No!" replied the white cow, shaking her head. "I have work to do. I have to give milk for Tinnu and Minnu. Milk...

Veerappan’s Folly

In the forests of South India lived an infamous rogue called Veerappan. There was no marksman who could shoot as well. His gang was known for its acts of cruelty. Mothers would frighten their kids with tales of Veerappan and how he kidnapped naughty...

The Candy

It was a hot Tuesday afternoon in the month of October. The geography lesson was interesting but Sharmila was getting restless waiting for the class to get over. The ice candy man had come some time ago and his day's quota would soon get...

Heading For Trouble!

Dadaji (grandfather) comes visiting during summer holidays. And stays on till Diwali, which makes it half a year of fun. I'll tell you why. First, he arrives with bundles of gifts. Stuff that no one ever brings me. Homemade laddoos bumpy from fingers that...

The Cookie

The dining table was loaded with goodies - cake, pastries, pies, halwa, laddoo and yes, her favourite cookies. Nina wanted to eat them all. The 10-year-old stuffed a couple of cookies in her mouth but the cookies tasted a little different. No matter how...

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