Short Story for Kids written by: Vanesa Weber.

Not too far away, where the mountains caress the sun during the day and the moon and the stars at night, there was a little wooden hut where a shepherd and his wife lived.

After many years without having any children they finally gave birth to a girl called Emma.

Short stories - The little village sheep

Emma was a pretty girl with black hair, white skin and beautiful pink cheeks, she was sweet as honey.


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New Short Story for Kids written by: Camila.

Once upon a time…

There was a beautiful tiger girl who liked to walk around the jungle.

One day, as she was playing with her friend the owl, she moved further away and between one game and the next lost the trail of her way back home.

tiger short story

The frightened owl looked for her but could not find her. Meanwhile the little tiger girl ran and ran from one place to another trying to find her way back.


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Short Story for kids written by: Miguel Angel Motta.

Once upon a time…

There was a boy called John who really loved going to the beach. One day he went with all his family to spend the day on a beach nearby.

He enjoyed playing on the sand and in the water so much  and was very happy to be there that day.

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He was so happy that he could not stop smiling, rolling around in the sand and splashing around in the water, jumping and laughing without pause.


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New Short Story for Kids written by: Miriam de la cruz.

Click here to read: LITTLE HEN ON STILTS (FIRST PART) 

…The merchant was shocked, he thought the hen was offended and turned around to leave the yard, but Jewel’s mother with shiny, coffee coloured feathers stopped him. She was the same height and with small legs like Jewel and she held her daughter´s hand.

She asked the merchant: “How much are the stilts? Is it true that they will make Jewel´s legs longer?”.

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And the merchant said: “It´s true!” People from the circus use them to be taller and to impress the audience. This is the way, they can all see their pirouettes”.


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New Short Story for Kids written by: Miriam de la cruz.

Once upon a time…

There was a town called “Memory”, with colourful houses, perfumed flowers and fruit trees. Where the birds were plentiful, trilling every morning bringing happiness to their visitors.

People in the town were used to having hens, pigs or turkeys in their courtyards depending on what they preferred to eat. As is normal, there were big houses for rich people, as well as smaller houses.

Short stories - the brave little farm pig

There was a very grand corner house which had a big courtyard and a yard full of hens with a fence around it facing the street, so visitors could see them and give them food.


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Short Story for Kids written by: Mayte Leon Wade.

Once upon a time there was a girl called Lily who was in her first year of elementary study. It was her first day at school and a new girl arrived. Her skin was white, she had straight hair, was Catholic and her name was Mayte.

Lily was very shy, so it was Mayte who took the initiative to talk to her.

children friends kids short story

Lily had dark skin and curly hair and was also a Catholic. Both became best friends, in spite of their differences.


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Short Story for Kids written by: Ma. Fernanda PCH.

Once upon a time…

In a town situated at the top of a hill, someone told a story about a witch that caused darkness at the beginning of November.

A little girl called Anna hadn’t heard this story and always wondered why it was always dark during the first days of November.

Short stories - the forest fairy

One day, little Anna, anxious to know why, asked her mom about the darkness. Her mum told her the story with fear in her voice:

– “It is said in town that there is a witch in the forest that causes darkness”.


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Short Story for Boys and girls written by: Obed Madrid Calvo.

A gnome who lived in the forest, was at home boiling chestnuts in his cooking pot as it was the soup he really liked.

His friend, Mr.Snail appeared at the window and called out to him.


– “Good morning Happy Gnome” – greeted the snail.

– “Hello Mr.Snail, do you want to taste my chestnut soup?” – said the gnome.

– “Mmm, it smells really nice!”- the snail said.


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New Short Story for boys and girls written by: Pepe.

It was a sunny day that was unbearably hot and a heron was flying around searching for food.

The astute heron saw a fish in a big pool, and dropped down so fast that the fish did not notice anything.

fish bowl short stories

The heron opened her beak and it took a second for the fish to realize that she was going to eat him. The fish said, very afraid:


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Short Story for Kids written by: Carolina Mora Arévalo.

Karen went for a walk in a beautiful garden, full of tulips and butterflies. The little girl loved nature and always enjoyed the fresh wind blowing through her hair.

She ran from one side to the other, taking care not to damage the flowers in the beautiful garden.


Suddenly, behind a big bush, she found a swing made from tree branches. Karen Did not hesitate for a second and jumped onto the swing, and began swinging so the wind dishevelled her hair.


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