Alex is a very special boy who really likes trees. He has always felt completely at home in nature and loves going camping in the forest.

Alex has a little sister called Julia, who likes playing with dolls. But Julia also likes being outdoors, and most of all she loves going on trips into the snowy mountains with her parents.

One day, their parents decided to take them on holiday and let them choose between camping in the forest or going skiing in the snow.

Childrens stories - The little boy and the forest

Alex quickly shouted out, “Camping in the forest!!” while Julia cried, “Snow, snow, snow!” for the year before they had gone camping and hadn’t seen any snow at all.

So Alex’s mum and dad asked him: “What do you think is the fairest thing to do?” And Alex shouted: “Camping, camping, camping!!” His parents insisted he think about it, which sent Alex into a sulk. Continue reading…


Once upon a time there was a little boy called Johnny who had a little problem with his legs. Whenever he ran races with his friends, his legs would tremble beneath him and he could never manage to win.

This made him feel very bad and he didn’t want to race anymore because his friends always beat him. Then one day, a boy in the class next door said to him: “Shall I tell you how to win a race against your friends?” and Johnny answered: “Yes, please! I want to beat them at least once.”


So off they went to the school racetrack where the boy from the next-door class taught him a few tricks to strengthen his legs. They trained for three hours at a time, and soon Johnny began to notice that he was getting faster with every single race.

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