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!

Kids Book Cover The Three Doof Doofs

The Three Doof Doofs

Do you hear creaky, spooky sounds in the house when you’re going to bed? Maybe it’s the Doof-Doofs!

Hello Free kids picture book header illustration

Hello

A simple picture story about gratitude, and what our friends do for us.

Kids bedtime story picture book Fox and the Pine header illustration

Fox and the Pine

Winter makes a little Fox feel sad… until a forest fairy reminds him about optimism.

Miss Tiny Chef free bedtime story book - header illustration

Miss Tiny Chef

Kasini loves to cook with her best friend, a wooden spoon.

Free Bedtime Stories - Little Goat - page header illustration

Little Goat

Little Goat gets lost in search of the sweetest grass… or does she?

Title Illustration for Free Kids Short Story The Sea

The Sea

A little girl tells of what she does when she goes to the beach.

Cover illustration artwork for free kids story Clever Pig

Clever Pig

Clever pig can find a carrot… and some friends!

Free short story for kids - Annual Haircut Day - cover art illustration

Annual Haircut Day

All Sringeri Srinivas wants is a haircut once a year. Will anybody help him tame his locks?