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!

Illustration of children walking in forest for bedtime story Fundevogel

Fundevogel

The story of two friends who help each other to escape a hungry cook!

Illustration of dog for short story for kids, Old Sultan

Old Sultan

A master decides to kill his faithful dog because he is old, until his friend steps in to help.

Illustration of poultry and wolf for children's short story Henny Penny

Henny Penny

When Henny Penny is hit on the head, she thinks the sky is falling down!

Illustration of girl's face for children's short story The Little Match Girl

The Little Match Girl

The classic sad fairy tale about a poor little match girl selling matches in the snow at Christmas.

Children's Illustration for The Fairy short story by Charles Perrault

The Fairy

A tale about the importance of treating all who you meet well.