5 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 and more!

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Mali’s Friend

Mali is happy playing alone – but then he meets a new friend.

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The Great Cake Contest

Lucky’s trying to think of a good cake to win the cake competition… but everyone has the same ideas!

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Smile Please!

Little fawn hurts himself on a boulder. You’ll never guess what his mother suggests to feel better!

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Santa Never Forgets!

Little Bertie never remembers to do anything his mother asks him. Until one Christmas, Santa forgets!

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Santa’s Scarves and Sweaters

Santa buys all his friends the same presents every year. But what happens when his friends don’t quite like what they receive?

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I Can Dress Myself

Mummy is sleeping… so this little girl will dress herself! A no-words picture book.