Chinese Fairy Tales

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

Fairy Tales illustration Chinese Fairy Tales

Rose of Evening

Rose of Evening is beautiful and kind, but what is she keeping secret?

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.