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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My Best Friend

A little girl has a friend in the mirror with whom she loves to do things!

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Under My Bed

There’s a tiger under the bed! Luckily Mum knows just what to do…

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Today I Am

Today you can be so many things! What are You, today?

Not Now free short stories for kids header illustration

Not Now, Not Now!

A little boy must wait for everything he wants… you’ll never guess why!

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Who Takes The Train?

Naledi is taking the train to the beach with her Mum – and there’s so much to see!

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The Dream Pillow

A little boy is scared of his bad dreams, until his mother comes up with a good idea.

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Where is Lulu?

Lulu just doesn’t want to take her book back to the library!

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The Pumpkin Chase

Oh no! Someone’s stolen a pumpkin pie! But Officer Zig and Zag are here to save the day!