Short Stories for Kids

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click the image to read Arianna and Carrot the Magic Horse Audience: Children ages 3-7
Genre: Children’s Fantasy
Number of Pages: 12
There is only one magic horse left in the world, but his power has all but disappeared. Can the magic within a girl named Arianna help revive this tired pony? This classic ugly duckling tale set to rhyme will be enjoyed by children 3 to 6.

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This story is optimized for the iPad and other tablets: Perfect for bed-time reading!

Audience: Children ages 3-7
Genre: Children’s Fantasy
Number of Pages: 16
click the image to begin the kid's short story When Jason Thunderclub finds precious stones hidden in a mountain, his village friends turn crazy with greed. Now Jason must protect his friends from the Ugly Greed Monster with the help of a wise owl. This moral story that teaches about greed and sharing will be enjoyed by kids ages 3 to 6.
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This children’s story is optimized for the iPad and other tablets: Perfect for bed-time reading!

Audience: Children ages 3-7
Genre: Children’s Fantasy
Number of Pages: 10
click the image to begin reading The Ballad of Princess Jordy The good deeds of a mysterious Princess loved by her people spread across the land to the ears of an evil tyrant king. This King bites off more than he can chew when Princess Jordy confronts his bully ways. Set to rhyme, this story will be loved by children ages 3 to 6.
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This children’s story is optimized for the iPad and other tablets: Perfect for bed-time reading!

Audience: Children ages 3-7
Genre: Children’s Fantasy
Number of Pages: 13
click the image to begin reading Buzz! Ribbit! Squeak! Bella Bug is a curious little bug who is always exploring to learn new things. However, when three critters in Greengrass Meadow tell her she can’t do the things they can because she is red, Bella Bug’s world is turned upside down.
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  • Mars Thundersmash Book 1 Mars Thundersmash: Book 1Mars Thundersmash is always getting yelled at by the villagers for smashing their stuff. Will he ever be able to get along with everyone? Will he learn that smashing the villager’s stuff is not ok? This kids story has questions to answer at the end. For ages 2-7
  • Buzz! Ribbit! Squeak! Buzz! Ribbit! Squeak! - Publisher PageBella Bug is a curious ladybug that wants to know why things are. But when 3 gloomy characters tell her she can’t do the things they can, Bella Bug gets down on her luck. This free short story for kids was written for 1 year old Bella. For Ages 2-8
  • Susan Dugger and the Cats of Wizard Crest Susan Dugger and the Cats of Wizard Crest: - Cover PageSusan Dugger is a natural wand waver at the top of her class at Wizard Crest School. When two bullies step over the line Susan is forced to call Wizard Crest’s magic cats for help in this thriller of a story. This short children’s story teach a moral lesson about bullying. Edited by Karen Schindler ...
  • Jax the Barbarian Jax the Barbarian Page 23Jax is having trouble fitting in with the other barbarians. They think he is a pes! Will Jax overcome his situation or will he have to live alone in the forest? Written for a little guy named Jax. Jax I hope you enjoy your personalized story. For Ages 2-6
  • Harley and the Trickster Harley-Cover-RedHarley hasn’t felt herself in a month. Moving to a new home has got her feeling blue. But when a green little trickster appears and promises he can make all her dreams come true, Harley finds herself playing a dangerous game. All free short stories for kids with pictures are based off of real children. ...
  • Johnny Loved Toys Johnny Loved Toys - Page 1Johnny put toys first in his life and never shared with anyone, not even his brothers and sisters. After filling every inch of his room with toys, Johnny tries to stuff a few more in and, well, let’s just say the story ends with a boom. For Ages 2-8
  • The Adventure of Slimy Limey the Wiggly Worm Slimy Limey the Wiggly WormBeing small doesn’t stop this wiggly worm from becoming the rock star he knows he can be. But when a hungry hawk snatches him up he must deliver his best performance ever. A very silly story for kids that will make them laugh and feel good. For Ages 1-6
  • The Midnight Parade The Midnight ParadeJames knows that there is something not right in his room! The whispers in the air, the scampering of tiny feet, the ghostly shadows in his closet. It could only mean one thing…MONSTERS! Inspired by and written for 10 year old James Werner. Maybe our next bedtime story will be about a child you know? ...
  • Mother’s Little Luchador Little Pablito has a dream to one day be the biggest and baddest Luchador of all time. But before he can reach out and grab that dream he must finish his homework. This funny short children’s story was inspired by and written for 11 year old Pablo who likes watching Luchador matches with his fiends. ...
  • Number One Teresa is the Orders number one agent. Faced with a deadly foe she must quickly take care of the situation before she’s late for dinner. This kid’s story was written for an 11 year old girl named Teresa. Teresa congrats on achieving the status of black belt! Genre: Short Stories for Kids For Ages 8-14


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