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A wicked enchantress imprisons a beautiful girl in a tower.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
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Mrs. McDoogle had a bugle, But she couldn’t play a note.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
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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
The tale of King Twilight and his two daughters happened a long time ago. They ruled over a stunning northern country named Celeste.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Emma nervously entered the classroom and found an empty desk while she felt the burning power of a hundred sets of eyes staring. She expected the teasing and giggles, but she didn’t expect silence.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Mrs. McDoogle had a bugle, But she couldn’t play a note.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
On a summer evening in August, Laura sat cross-legged on the concrete floor of the teepee-shaped rec center. The air was heavy and warm inside.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
One stormy night, as I tried to sleep, The scary monsters began to creep.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
For the first time, Becca truly realised that grown-ups couldn’t see magic. Magic that nevertheless was very real, very powerful, and very frightening.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Eventually, some of the bravest voles offered to join Mr. Vole, and they formed a secret club which they called the 'Resistance.'
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Beth wore her favorite pink smock. It had bottomless pockets perfect for carrying important things like handfuls of rubber bands, marbles the color of oceans, a red shoelace, a spoon, and two troops of plastic soldiers- one blue and one green.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Oowama loved mud. As large as a school bus, though many times longer, the giant worm swam and played along the muddy lakes and streams.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
“This is the one with the four suspects – all students of the watercolour artist who was found dead on the floor after teaching an art class.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
Top 20 Short Stories

iPhone, iPad & iPod touch
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Authors
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