Vintage Stories

Fairy tales and bedtime stories Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll illustration cheshire cat

Alice in Wonderland

When Alice follows a white rabbit down a hole, things get curiouser and curiouser!

Flopsy Bunnies children's story illustration by Beatrix Potter

The Flopsy Bunnies

The Flopsy Bunnies fall asleep after some particularly delicious lettuce – and are trapped!

Illustration for Tom Thumb short stories for kids eating breakfast

The Tale of Tom Thumb

Tom Thumb is a boy the size of a thumb – imagine what adventures he has! Reading time: 10 mins.

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 for vintage kids short story, Goody Two Shoes

Goody Two Shoes

Goody Two Shoes is a poor girl with a good heart who helps those around her.

Illustration of gingerbread man and rolling pin for the Gingerbread Man short story for kids

The Gingerbread Man

A cook creates a mischievous Gingerman… who sends everyone on a wild goose chase!

Illustration for the Golden Goose short story for kids

The Golden Goose

A simple man’s life changes when he is kind to someone and given a golden goose.

Illustration of baby chef for The Magic Fishbone bedtime story by Charles Dickens

The Magic Fishbone

A plucky Princess helps her royal family when they are down on their luck.