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 for kids will make you laugh, some will get you thinking, some will inspire, and some will fire up your imagination. Delve into this treasure-trove of juvenile fiction.
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Once upon a time there was a person who loved to paint. His name was Ankit. One day he made a painting. He loved it so much that he made it his masterpiece.
That night when he slept, an angel came and blessed his painting that it should come alive.
This story is from the book The Adventures of Rusty. Rusty is a 12-year-old boy, and as you read on, you might think that he is very much a part of you! The book has two sections, and Granny’s Fabulous Kitchen is the beginning of the first section.
Once upon a time, in a faraway jungle, there lived a Papa Lion with his son, a cute and cuddly Little baby Lion. Papa Lion loved him very much. But he was also very worried. The baby Lion had still not learnt to roar.
Oops, Oh and OK were pals.
One day, Oops got visitors – uncle Silly and cousin Funny.
Uncle Silly said, “What about some ice creams?”
Oops said “Oops!” Oh said “oh!” and uncle Silly thought they didn’t want ice cream.
A kind-hearted man, looking down into a well, saw the reflection of the moon in the water.
“Oh! My God! The moon has fallen into the well,” he muttered mournfully and hurried to fetch a hook tied to the end of a long rope.
There was once a small and sleepy village, surrounded by mountains on all sides.
A tiger lived on the mountain behind the village. Whenever he climbed to the top of the mountain and roared, the people in the village trembled with fright.
Mohanty ma’am was teaching the class five students of Arya Wonderland about similes.
“As beautiful as?” she asked, looking at the students.
“The rose, the Taj Mahal, Aishwarya Rai….” There were several shouts.
“And now, as ugly as?
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