Short Story written by: Ruben Araya L.

There was a guanaco who was not happy living with his family, so decided to move to any other place where he could find his happiness. His family was sad when he left.

After a long walk, met a rhea, who asked him what was he doing hanging around there, and he answered that was coming from the high fields in where he left his family.

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The guanaco said to the rhea that he might be really happy, because had beautiful wings full of feathers; and the rhea denied it, because he wanted to fly like a condor, and he was only able of running.

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Short Story for Kids written by: Gabriela Espin.

Once upon a time…

There were to siblings living with their granny. The oldest one, John, was very loud mouth and was always disturbing his little brother Josh; who was always crying because of that.

One day, their granny took them for a walk through the forest, and Josh stayed behind and got lost.


When their granny, and John realized that Josh was not behind them started to call him and to look for him everywhere, but they could not find Josh. So John look at the sky and said:

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Short Story for Kids written by: Martha Bianchi (Argentina).

Once upon a time there was a wolf called Peter who lived in the forest. He was myopic, and had a big mouth with three teeth, and his favorite food were goat´s kids.

One day, he went for a walk through the forest with his son the little wolf, called Linus, and lost his glasses, so could not see anything.

Short stories - The wolf and the ladder

Began to look for them scared, but it was impossible to find them in the dense grass. His Son was helping him, but no signs of them either.

Suddenly, a kid of goat appeared and approached them:

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Short Story written by: Martha Bianchi

After a long day hard at work, John, the woodcutter looked for a refuge to spend the night. He came across an abandoned house and he pushed the door, so that it creaked and went inside to have a look around.

– “This is so abandoned!” – he said in a low voice while observing the place. He dropped his bag on the floor, saying “I will try to sleep for a bit”. Then he put some blankets between some wood furniture.


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Short Story written by: Luis Muñoz

Lena, Margaret and Josh were three, 6 year old kids. They were very good, but a bit naughty. They were also very good friends at school and in life, and always played together.

One day, when there was no school (because it was Saturday), they played with Lena´s dog, who was always with them and was called Lily. Margaret said to her friends:

Short stories - The little boy and the almonds

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Short Story written by: Naiaomi.

Once upon a time there was a girl who lived in a faraway village. She had to obey her mother now she was feeling better.

It turns out that two years ago the girl did not have to go to school and that her mother had given her permission to walk through the fields, but she first had said:

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Short Story written by: Ana Maria y Camilo (Gomez siblings)

Once upon a time there was a very poor, humble and charitable boy, who was alone. He used to walk around the forest helping the animals that lived there, because he had nobody else. His parents and brothers had died in a house fire. This had happened when he was gathering firewood and fruits of the forest, and when he went back home it was too late, the house had burnt to the ground.

Now the kid walked through the forest everyday, picking fruit and plants to eat, dreaming about having a family and a little house so he could stop living in the cold forest.

Short stories - The little boy and the almonds

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Short Story written by: Jesus Eduardo Martinez

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful white pony called Ellys, whose dream was to fly and touch the sky.

The pony wanted his wish to come true so much that he went into the woods to find someone to ask.

He first asked a couple of rabbits:

“Do you know how can I fly up to the sky?”

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Short Story written by: Morena (4 years old) and Abii (13 years old)

Once upon a time, there was a very naughty monkey who one day decided to travel to a tropical forest, really far away from home. He took ten bananas before leaving and then began his journey to the forest.

He walked and walked until he was so exhausted that he decided to rest in a very high tree. After recovering his energy, he continued his journey.

Short stories - the monkey and the rocks

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Short Story written by: Yeisly Carrero Moreno

Once upon a time, there was a cute, smiling little turtle who lived in a beautiful forest. She was a very, very happy turtle always laughing at everything!

One day she was walking through the woods eating leaves, when she saw a group of flying bees. The little turtle laughed non-stop and her laughter was the only noise heard.


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