15 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!

Fairy Tales illustration The Tale of Sigurd

The Story of Sigurd

Sigurd and his horse are a great team in the face of challenges and adventures.

Fairy Tales illustration Chinese Fairy Tales

Rose of Evening

Rose of Evening is beautiful and kind, but what is she keeping secret?

Fairy Tales illustration The Seven Foals Abjornsen and Moe

The Seven Foals

Cinderlad is lazy, until he meets a King that will put him to the test!

Fairy Tales The Three Dwarves Grimm Brothers Illustration

The Three Dwarfs

Three Dwarfs meet a poor girl who shares the last of her bread with them.

Fairy Tales Bushy Bride illustration

Bushy Bride

Two siblings face a cruel stepmother. What will they do to protect one another?

Fairy tales The Water of Life Brothers Grimm illustration

The Water of Life

A King is dying, and his sons set off to discover the Water of Life that will save him.

Short story for kids on peace - 100 White Doves illustration of leopard

One Hundred White Doves

Leila Leopard lives on one side of a wall, Charlie Cheetah on the other. But friendship knows no barriers…

Illustration for Hans Christian Andersen fairytale The Nightingale

The Nightingale

A Chinese Emperor coves a nightingale – but then discovers a more beautiful one made of gold.

Illustration for Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Tinder Box

The Tinderbox

The classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale of a soldier who comes upon riches and a tinder-box…

Short stories for kids The Enchanted Stag illustration

The Enchanted Stag

A sister and brother escape their wicked stepmother – but the brother is turned into an enchanted stag.