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An emperor whose only ambition is to be well dressed falls victim to a couple of visiting swindlers.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Two woodcutters discover a baby where a shooting star falls - but the child it becomes is both beautiful and cruel.
- Length: 18 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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What exactly is friendship? A miller has very strong opinions on the subject in this witty tale narrated by a bird.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A princess makes a promise to a talking frog.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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When an American minister buys Canterville Chase, a long term resident's life (or death) is thrown into turmoil.
- Length: 25 pages
- Age Rating: U
4 Stars
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The adventures of a tiny girl who is found inside the petals of a Tulip.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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When a woodcutter boasts to a king that his daughter can spin gold from straw, she is forced to make a pact with a strange little man.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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On a cold winter's night, a penniless young girl is left selling matches on the street.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Classic fable. Moral: The worth of material weath comes from what you do with it.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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There's a new gadget in town and Liza has to try it. But will the price be too high?
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Snow fell steadily in the wild woods of Siberia...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
It’s a dirty job, but Jodie’s father does it well and happily. This story brings Take Your Daughter to Work Day to a different level, but it all ends up down in the dumps.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
A children's story set in the Iron Age. A girl, Morg, makes a wish to the goddess ...
- Length: 19 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
One day a tiny water snail appears in Abby's fish tank.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Classic fable. Moral: There is no believing a liar, even when he speaks the truth.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
There's a new gadget in town and Liza has to try it. But will the price be too high?
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Classic fable. Moral: It is best to prepare for days of need.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Nobody knew for sure how the slumbering dragon got there, but one thing everybody agreed on was that one day it would wake.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Classic fable. Moral: Do not trust flatterers.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
A soldier risks his life to uncover the secret of twelve beautiful princesses.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Top 20 Short Stories