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Abby's mother tells her to tidy her room.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Classic fable. Moral: There is no believing a liar, even when he speaks the truth.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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The mother of a brood of beautiful ducklings gets a surprise when her final, largest egg hatches.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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The story of a pretty young girl who unwittingly puts on a pair of magic shoes.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
4 Stars
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A fisherman accidently captures and falls in love with a mermaid but must make a sacrifice to be with her. A fairytale, reminiscent of The Little Mermaid, parodying usual divisions between body and soul.
- Length: 36 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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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
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No Trespassing! - The tale of one giant and his garden.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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The story of young prince, brought up as a goatherd, who becomes king on the death of his father and develops a deep fascination with the beautiful objects his wealth affords him.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: U
4 Stars
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A man drinks a magic potion and sleeps through the American Revolution. Classic reworking of a European folk-tale.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Classic fable. Moral: Slow but steady progress wins the race.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Top Short Stories
Snow fell steadily in the wild woods of Siberia...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
It being the last Thursday of the month, the greatest witch in Ireland had gone to the hairdressers and would not return for another hour
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Bobby Osgood woke up one October morning and he was twelve years old again...
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: U
3 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
Top 20 Short Stories