Children’s Stories

Please enjoy these great stories, fairy-tales, fables, and nursery rhymes for children. They help kids learn to read and make excellent bedtime stories! We have hundreds of great children’s stories for you to share.

1. “The Red Shoes” By Hans Christian Andersen

The Red Shoes By Hans Christian Andersen.

There was once a little girl who was very pretty and delicate, but in summer she was forced to run about with bare feet, she was so poor, and in winter wear very large wooden shoes, which made her little insteps quite red, and that looked so dangerous!…Read Online and Free Download

2. “The Three Little Pigs” Favorite Fairy Tales

"The Three Little Pigs" Favorite Fairy Tales

Once upon a time there was an old mother pig who had three little pigs and not enough food to feed them. So when they were old enough, she sent them out into the world to seek their fortunes…Read Online and Free Download

3. “Little Tiny or Thumbelina” By Hans Christian Andersen

Little Tiny or Thumbelina By Hans Christian Andersen

There was once a woman who wished very much to have a little child, but she could not obtain her wish. At last she went to a fairy, and said, I should so very much like to have a little child; can you tell me where I can find one?…Read Online and Free Download

4. “Mercury and The Woodman” By Aesop

"Mercury and The Woodman" By Aesop

A poor Woodman was cutting down a tree near the edge of a deep pool in the forest. It was late in the day and the Woodman was tired. He had been working since sunrise and his strokes were not so sure as they had been early that morning. Thus it happened that the axe slipped and flew out of his hands into the pool…Read Online and Free Download

4. “Old Sultan” By The Brothers Grimm

Old Sultan By The Brothers Grimm

A farmer once had a faithful dog called Sultan, who had grown old, and lost all his teeth, so that he could no longer hold anything fast. One day the farmer was standing with his wife before the house-door, and said, “To-morrow I intend to shoot Old Sultan, he is no longer of any use.”…Read Online and Free Download