childrens stories

  • Animal Stories

    The Rooster and The Fox

    Once there was a very fine farm with a very fine barnyard. Many fine chickens clucked around the fine barnyard. One of these chickens was a fine rooster who had a fine, fine voice. He liked to strut around the…

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  • Aesop's Fables

    The Hares and the Frogs

    The Hares and the Frogs Story Hares, as you know, are very timid. The least shadow, sends them scurrying in fright to a hiding place. Once they decided to die rather than live in such misery. But while they were…

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  • Animal Stories

    Snowy Owl

    The long winter’s snow is just beginning to melt away as Mother Snowy Owl scrapes a shallow nest on top of a very small hill. In spring it is cold on the Arctic tundra. The ground is still wet, so…

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  • Family Stories

    A Gift For Gramma Goodie

    Gramma Goodie visits her grandkids every Sunday afternoon. Every visit starts the same. First she rings the doorbell. Then Chris bounces down the stairs. Jamie runs to open the door. And every time, Gramma Goodie has gifts. But the kids…

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  • Aesop's Fables

    The Fox Without a Tail

    The Fox Without a Tail Story A Fox that had been caught in a trap, succeeded at last, after much painful tugging, in getting away. But he had to leave his beautiful bushy tail behind him. For a long time…

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  • Aesop's Fables

    The Quack Toad

    The Quack Toad Story An old Toad once informed all his neighbors that he was a learned doctor. In fact he could cure anything. The Fox heard the news and hurried to see the Toad. He looked the Toad over…

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  • Aesop's Fables

    The Mischievous Dog

    The Mischievous Dog Story There was once a Dog who was so ill-natured and mischievous that his Master had to fasten a heavy wooden clog about his neck to keep him from annoying visitors and neighbors. But the Dog seemed…

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  • Animal Stories

    Baby Dolphin

    In the warm waters near the shore, a small herd of bottlenose dolphins plays among the waves. Two leap together high into the air, then they arc and dive in. Two other dolphins ride the surf on an incoming wave.…

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  • Aesop's Fables

    The Rose and the Butterfly

    The Rose and the Butterfly Story A Butterfly once fell in love with a beautiful Rose. The Rose was not indifferent, for the Butterfly’s wings were powdered in a charming pattern of gold and silver. And so, when he fluttered…

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  • Aesop's Fables

    The Cat and the Fox

    The Cat and the Fox Story Once a Cat and a Fox were traveling together. As they went along, picking up provisions on the way—a stray mouse here, a fat chicken there—they began an argument to while away the time…

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