Children's Short Stories
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Random Story
A wicked enchantress imprisons a beautiful girl in a tower.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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A soldier risks his life to uncover the secret of twelve beautiful princesses.
- Length: 5 pages
- 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
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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
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
Scary bedtime story about a mother and daughter's night-time journey home.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
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

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