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 Stowaway

Marco Puss, the famous cat explorer, arrived at the docks one day. It was all new to him -- the noise and bustle, the interesting smells, the cranes, the ship.‘A house on water,’ he thought. ‘How exciting!’ Tail in the air, he stalked up...

Small Business

Shobhan ran to his father who was just leaving for work.‘Papa! Papa!’ he called, ‘Jeetu Chacha is my best friend next to you.’‘He is! That is fine. What has he done?’‘He just phoned to say he and I are going to Delhi for one...

Chinese Sparrows

Once there was a merchant who happened to acquire six sparrows from China."They'll make a fine gift for my lord," thought the merchant. But knowing the lord to be very superstitious and always concerned about omens, he suspected that His Lordship might not like...

The Ride to Bondage

Chintu and Gullu were very, very excited. They were going to ride camels!Both of them worked in a fireworks factory where they made firecrackers for Diwali and other festivals. Their meagre earnings helped their families to make life worth living. Now their lives would...

Nine of Ten

Once, in a dry desert, a man was urging ten camels forward to a water pool. After walking a few miles, he mounted one of the camels and counted the rest. He counted nine of them, then immediately dismounted and walked back in search...

Greed Never Pays

Bhim the elephant and Hanoo the langur lived in the Brindavan Jungle. They were the best of friends. Their friendship had, however, started as a need-based one. You may well wonder what would an elephant and a langur need from each other!Let me explain....

The Snake with the Golden Teeth

There was once a man called Paolo Maria Encarnacao Esplendido. He lived at Manaos in Brazil. He was a very rich man. He owned two gold mines and a silver mine. You might think one got more money from a gold mine than a...

My Magic Collar Stud

I suppose you think there aren’t any more fairies nowadays, or witches or wizards or goblins. Well, of course they don’t go about dressed up like the ones in picture books. You don’t see little fairies with butterfly wings perching on the chimneys at...

The Chair

Once the mountain kingdom of Nepal was ruled by a liberal and kind-hearted king. He liked discussing problems of the state with important people of his kingdom. This practice made him popular and successful.In one such meeting, he noticed that no one except himself...

Joking with the Goddess

Gopal was in great pain. A big battle seemed to be raging in his stomach. Of course, there was nothing unusual about this. With his weakness for good food -- sweets in particular -- he often did overeat and this was the inevitable result....

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