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Short stories for kids Timmy vs The Monster illustration

Timmy VS The Monster

Timmy’s parents don’t believe there’s a monster in his closet. What do you think Timmy will do next?

The Raven Grimm fairy tales illustration

The Raven

A Princess is turned into a raven, and a man must neither eat nor drink to save her.

Fairy tales The Water of Life Brothers Grimm illustration

The Water of Life

A King is dying, and his sons set off to discover the Water of Life that will save him.

Fairy Tales illustration for Lily and the Lion bedtime story

Lily and the Lion

A girl marries a Lion who turns into a dove, and she must travel all ends of the earth to find him again.

fairy tales Four Clever Brothers by Brothers Grimm dragon illustration

Four Clever Brothers

Four brothers each learn a very important skill that they use to save a Princess from a dragon.

Brothers Grimm fairy tales The Turnip bedtime story

The Turnip

A young, plucky brother gifts a turnip to a king, and saves himself from his brother’s wrath with wits!

Fairy tales Clever Gretel Brothers Grimm illustration

Clever Gretel

Clever Gretel loves good food and enjoying life, and her quick thinking will keep it that way!

Illustration for Grimm Brothers fairytale Elves and the Shoemaker

The Elves and the Shoemaker

A shoemaker and his wife have magical assistance from some elves every evening when they go to bed. But do the elves need help too?

Short story for kids on peace - 100 White Doves illustration of leopard

One Hundred White Doves

Leila Leopard lives on one side of a wall, Charlie Cheetah on the other. But friendship knows no barriers…