Children's Short Stories
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Random Story
Classic fable. Moral: Appearances can be deceptive.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
More Random Stories
A beautiful but rude and conceited princess is taught a lesson.
- Length: 5 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
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Welcome to the children short story section at east of the web. Find this month's featured stories above. You can browse the children library by subgenre or search it for a title, author or keyword. Clicking on an author's name lists all their stories along with further information and links. Stories can be read online, printed or downloaded for reading offline or on handheld devices.
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

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