10 Min Stories

Read free bedtime stories, fairy tales, poems for kids and short stories for kids. The best free children’s books online! Picture books, baby books, nursery rhymes and more!

Russian fairy tales The White Duck illustration by Ivan Bilibin

The White Duck

A Princess trusts a wicked old witch, who turns her into a white duck.

Fairy Tales illustration Mr Vinegar

Mr Vinegar

A funny old man goes to the market to buy a cow, and ends up with nothing at all!

Fairy Tales for kids Raggy Queen illustration

Queen Raggy

A funny modern fairy tale about a kingdom’s quest for the next King…

Fairy tales illustration for English fairy tale Tom Tit Tot

Tom Tit Tot

A fairy tale where a poor Queen is forced to discover a magical imp’s name.

Short stories for kids Timmy vs The Monster illustration

Timmy VS The Monster

Timmy’s parents don’t believe there’s a monster in his closet. What do you think Timmy will do next?

The Raven Grimm fairy tales illustration

The Raven

A Princess is turned into a raven, and a man must neither eat nor drink to save her.

Fairy Tales illustration for Lily and the Lion bedtime story

Lily and the Lion

A girl marries a Lion who turns into a dove, and she must travel all ends of the earth to find him again.

fairy tales Four Clever Brothers by Brothers Grimm dragon illustration

Four Clever Brothers

Four brothers each learn a very important skill that they use to save a Princess from a dragon.

Brothers Grimm fairy tales The Turnip bedtime story

The Turnip

A young, plucky brother gifts a turnip to a king, and saves himself from his brother’s wrath with wits!

Fairy tales Clever Gretel Brothers Grimm illustration

Clever Gretel

Clever Gretel loves good food and enjoying life, and her quick thinking will keep it that way!

Fairy Tales Jorinda and Jorindel illustration birds

Jorinda and Jorindel

Jorindel loses Jorinda to an evil witch, and must find a beautiful flower to save her.