Animals

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

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.

Illustration of bunny on a line for children's short story The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit

A velveteen rabbit is given to a little boy who loves him… but he longs to be real.

Illustration of golden boy and sparrow for children's short story The Happy Prince

The Happy Prince

The statue of a Prince asks a sparrow to help solve sad people in his city.

Illustration of two herons by moonlight for children's short story The Star Child

The Star Child

A short story about a beautiful child of the stars, who learns about humility.

Kids Illustration for Puss in Boots by Charles Perrault

Puss in Boots

A cunning cat with a pair of boots makes his owner’s life purr-fect!