Chinese Fairy Tales

Read famous fairy tales stories and folk tales from China – the best Chinese fairy tales for kids and adults!

Bedtime stories illustration of golden beetle for Chinese fairy tale The Golden Beetle

The Golden Beetle

A poor woman is given a miraculous golden beetle… Starting the war of dogs and cats.

The talking fish Chinese bedtime stories header illustration

The Talking Fish

A cranky old man decides to become a fish and loves it – until he starts to get hungry.

Illustration of boy on a tightrope for Chinese children's story The Two Jugglers

The Two Jugglers

Two jugglers create an astonishing trick for an emperor – but was one delicious peach worth it?

Illustration of moon and starry night for Chinese short story for kids, The Moon-Cake

The Moon-Cake

A big boy tricks a little boy into giving him his cake by comparing it to the moon.