Age 4-6

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

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 ?

Princess stories for kids Baby Brother Surprise illustration 3

Baby Brother Surprise

Princess Josie has a new baby brother who she doesn’t really like. But should she turn him into a slug?

Illustration for kids poem Antonio by Laura Elizabeth Richards

Antonio

Antonio, Antonio, was tired of being alonio… a funny series of limericks for children who love sounds!

Poems for kids Bird Song by Laura Elizabeth Richards illustration

Bird Song

A poem about the different songs of birds, and what they might mean to a careful listener.

Short stories for kids Circles free picture book header

Circles

A mother vulture teaches a baby vulture about the cycles of life and death.

Illustration for kids poem The Bottle Tree by Eugene Field

The Bottle Tree

Would you like to sail away to a place where bottles of milk grow on trees…?

Short story for kids The Bounce dog tale header

The Bounce

Black dog is bored at his house while his human is away… until he decides to BOUNCE!

Illustration of child's circus for children's short story Monsieur Le Dot

Monsieur Le Dot

The tale of a friendship between a ringmaster and an elephant at a circus everyone loves.

Sleepy Mr Sloth short stories for kids header illustration

Sleepy Mr Sloth

Mr Sloth just wants to find one comfortable branch to sleep on. But how can he, when he’s sharing the tree?