Age 4-6

Read the best free bedtime stories, fairy tales, and books for kindergarten and school aged kids online!

Illustration for lullaby poem for kids The Dream Ship by Eugene Field

The Dream Ship

A lullaby about a ghostly ship that tosses dreams from its side.

Scared Tumi free short stories for kids header illustration

Scared Tumi

Tumi is scared of many things… but Mummy tells him there are so many people to help him.

The Lost Laugh short stories for kids hyena illustration

The Lost Laugh

Hyena has lost his laugh and can’t find it anywhere. Luckily there’s a tickly monkey friend to help him find it !

Short stories for kids Tigs World free picture book header

Tig’s World

Tig wants to know why, if the earth is round, people don’t fall off the bottom. But Mum and Dad can’t agree!

Illustration for kids poem Little Boy Blue

Little Boy Blue

The toys in a little boys’ room wait for him to play with them again.

Illustration for poem for kids The Sugarplum Tree by Eugene Field

The Sugar Plum Tree

A sweet poem to send children off to dreams… to a land of candy, lollies and sugar.

Where is Thabo free childrens football book

Where is Thabo?

It’s a school day… and nobody in the family can find Thabo!

Poems for kids Lewis Carroll The Crocodile illustration

The Crocodile

Read Lewis Carroll’s classic poem about the original crocodile smile!

Short stories for kids And Also illustration

And Also !

Thabo doesn’t want his sister interfering in his games… until he realises that she’s got some great ideas!

Poems for kids illustration for poem Carousel

Carousel

A poem about the thrill of riding a children’s carousel !

Just Like Me short stories for kids header

Just Like Me

Rahah is having a birthday party. Would you like to come too ?