Short Story for boys and girls written by: Valentina Trimboli.

One day, Martin bought a fish, a beautiful gold colored fish. His name was Billy.

Then he bought a fish bowl, to be the fish’s temporary home, as the fish was going to be released into the sea sometime in the future.

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Unconsciously, Martin raised his fish so that it developd several fears. It suffered fear for life beyond its bowl, fear to swim free, fear to explore everything in the outside world.


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Short Story for Kids written by: Alejandra, (Argentina).

Philip, the naughty sea wolf is really worried. Sitting on the sand, legs up, he thinks and thinks. Why isn’t the sky as blue as before? When was the last time that the seagull Vonda visited him? Why can´t he swim free?

Before, the sea was transparent and he could go fishing relaxed.

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The adventure of searching for food was so much fun! But nowadays, who can get what they are looking for when everything is in such short supply?


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Short Story for Kids written by: Silvia Hernández Suástegui.

Ruth was a beautiful girl with red hair like the sun’s rays. Her large, beautiful black eyes which she had inherited from her maternal grandmother, sparkled with excitement at seeing the sea. She liked to walk along the beach to greet the sea and talk to him.

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Every time she visited him, the sea waves filled Ruth´s face with salty drops that gave her the feeling of receiving a thousand kisses from him.


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New Short Story for Kids written by: Asley Juliana Camayo.

Once upon a time…

There was a kangaroo called Mary who met a bee. The bee told her that it would love to go sailing with her on her boat.

Both were enjoying a nice afternoon, rowing along the coast and taking in the beautiful landscape.

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Suddenly, one of their oars fell into the sea, so they sailed as far as they could until they found a house with a beautiful garden.


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Short Stories for Kids written by: Julieta Anahi Calvielo y Candelaria Belen Nuñez.

Once upon a time there were two mermaids called Juliet and Rose. They were very happy living in the sea, eating sea snails.

One day, a shark girl came and made a trap with lots of sea snails inside, trying to trick them. But the mermaids discovered that the shark had put a net, and they ran far, far away, somewhere very far from the shark.

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They met a friend, called Ariel, the princess of the sea. Played together non stop, had so much fun, doing back flips, swimming around the sea. Were very happy.

Then, went to meet Ariel´s father, who was at the kingdom; and from that moment, they were not afraid of sharks any more. Ate sea snails and were very happy ever after.

And that is the end of the story…


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Short Stories written by: Luciano

Sand Tears

Summer…what a happy and hot time! feeling the beach sand on your feet, hearing the waves impacting against the seashore, swimming and feeling the sun on your skin. Relaxing in the sea, hearing the birds, the seagulls flying through the skies…there are many things to enjoy at the beach. Oops! I almost forgot! the ice cream seller with chocolate bonbons, fresh water and fruit.


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Short Story written by: Fernando Mansilla.

Lolo used to go to his garden every afternoon, in where he had a pear, an apple tree, a plum tree and a chestnut, but he preferred to sit on the shadow under the vine that his grandfather had sown twenty years ago, and which had lots of bunch of grapes during that season. There he used to wait for his snail friends to come to get their food. He was sometimes flying his kite during summer and imagining he was flying over the city on a magic carpet.

That autumn evening was too hot, the sun was shining in the blue sky, Lolo had the feeling that the afternoon was not going to be like the others. He waited patiently for the snails to come, but they didn´t. When he was about to go home, sad and dejected, two snails appeared walking more slow than usually.

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Short Story written by: Juan Pablo Urcola.

Once upon a time there was a very lazy and grumpy ship that really wished to have wheels. He was every afternoon at the coast watching the bicycles riding around the city.

One summer morning, on waking up; decided that after realizing his labor of fisher of the seas; after being dropped anchor at the dock, would think about his dream of being a rolling “bike- ship”.

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Short Story written by: Ruderico Diaz (Venezuela)

Long, long time ago when the sea was created, lots of different kinds of colourful fishes were born, all sizes and colours, and there was a special one, a little blue fish, shinny and beautiful, it was different to the others because his blue colour reflected everything around him due to the sunlight.

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