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 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.

Illustration for childrens fairy tale Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

The classic fairytale about a clever brother and sister, and a gingerbread house…