Animals

Read the best free pet and animal stories, animal poems, bedtime stories and farm stories online!

Illustration of chicken for the Little Red Hen bedtime story

Little Red Hen

Little Red Hen wants to make some bread. But will anybody help her?

Illustration of child in jungle leaves for bedtime story The Jungle Baby

The Jungle Baby

The adventures of a baby who follows a snake into an Indian jungle.

Illustration of dog for short story for kids, Old Sultan

Old Sultan

A master decides to kill his faithful dog because he is old, until his friend steps in to help.

Illustration for the childen's story The Frog Prince by Walter Crane

The Frog Prince

A Princess makes a promise to a Frog who helps her, but soon changes her mind.

Illustration of poultry and wolf for children's short story Henny Penny

Henny Penny

When Henny Penny is hit on the head, she thinks the sky is falling down!

Illustration of girl and stem for children's short story Thumbelina

Thumbelina

The sweet story of the adventures of a girl no larger than a person’s thumb.

Illustration of ducks on pond for children's short story The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling

A baby duck is teased for being ugly… until he discovers how special he really is.