Short Story for Kids written by: Isseth Amanda Vásquez.

Once upon a time…

There was a chick digging under a tree. Suddenly a leaf fell down and the chick ran away scared to his mum, and said:

-“Mum! the sky is falling down!”


-“What are you saying, son?” – the hen answered.

-“Well, I was digging, and a piece of something fell on my back”

-“Ok son, let´s go and visit the duck”.


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New Short Story for Kids written by: La Ranita Josefina perez

Once upon a time…

There was a very brave cat called Bubu. He was always up to mischief and did not like to obey or help his mum. What he really liked was to go out and play between the small trees and flowers in the garden, while mum watched through the window.

short story animal cat kitty

One day, the little kitty climbed up to the window as from there he could watch all the houses around. He especially kept his eyes on one courtyard where there was a tree.


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New Short Story for Kids written by: Miranda Guzman.

Willy was a friendly lion who ate everything he saw…He would eat everything his friends and neighbours had.

He took his friend Peter Lion’s milk, he took his friend Helen’s hyena meat, he stole Mr.rabbit’s carrots and the honey from the bees from their big honeycomb.


He really deserved his nickname, “Glutton lion”, and that is how he lived, eating everything.

Until one day, John, the monkey, tired of Willy taking what was not his, had a very good idea.


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New Short Story for Kids written by: Marcelo Montero

Click to read:  FROG CROAKY (FIRST PART)

…One night, when all the lights were switched off, a particular dew settled on the garden, and a chorus of voices filled the air which tasted like honey.

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Helen saw lights jingling as fireflies approached them, and when one of them sat on her shoulders she thought she was hearing voices whispering in her ear, but that had to be impossible. Nevertheless, a sweet and melodic sound interrupted the silence:

– “Don´t cry” it said.


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New Short Story for Kids written by: Marcelo Montero

Helen was a smiling and rebellious girl, who lived with her parents in the house they had inherited from her grandmother Martha.

She fell in love with the garden immediately, and with the lush ivy growing around the balconies and columns.

frog short story girl toad

A splendid lemon tree blossomed with a hundred colours. Young fruit hung from the thin branches, grazing the green ground. There was a grey plot behind, which was where she met her for the first time.


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New Short Story for Children written by: Daniel Enrich Guillén.

When the faithful white puppy called Fairy looked into your eyes, it inevitably produced a tender gesture, a funny face, and a smile.

Her brown pupils took on a honey color when the sun light was reflected on them.


They emitted such a soft captivating sparkle that you always became calm and always gave her a lot of lovely strokes.

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New Short Story for Kids written by: Ana Isabel Martín.

Paul really likes playing in the fields. His parents have a little house in a small town near to a city, which they usually go to every weekend.

There, Paul could play near a small stream, where he could wet his feet.

Childrens stories - Flora the leaping frog

Paul likes hunting bugs. He likes to hunt for crickets, frogs, and fireflies. One day, he caught a frog and went to put it in a jar. When he was about to pick up the the frog, the frog looked at him and said:

-“I will become a Prince if you kiss me”


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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 Story for Kids written by: Andres Jahir.

Once upon a time there was a little mouse living in Africa. Suddenly, he saw a lion, and the little mouse ran away as far as he could because he was so scared.

The lion followed the mouse for several days but was unable to catch him.

Childrens stories - the tiny little mouse

Some days later, the lion was caught by hunters and he began to roar non stop to make them free him, but they did not.


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New Short Story for Kids written by: Martina Alazia Sarricouet (9 years old).

Fleur was a very pretty hippopotamus. She lived in the jungle in a beautiful and huge house.

She was friends with almost everybody. I say “almost”, because there was somebody who she did not like: The Witch Evelyn.

short story hippopotamus

The Witch Evelyn was an evil sorcerer who did not like anyone and enjoyed breaking other everyone’s dreams except her own, which was to destroy the jungle so she could have it only for herself.

But Fleur did not care because she had a better dream and that was to go to the city and get to know the humans who lived there.


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