Welcome to Whootie Owl's Stories to Grow by: Award-winning Stories for Kids. Our collection consists of Free Short Stories for Kids in English, Short Bedtime Stories, Fairy Tales (or fairytales), Folktales (or folk tales), Animal Tales, Moral Stories, Inspiring Stories & more! Our short stories are for both little kids and adults alike. Search our Short Stories in English by Age Group, Read Time, Genre and Theme. Aesop's Fables, Grimm's Fairy Tales, Classic Tales, Folklore and more!

Stories to Grow by presents Whootie Owl's award-winning collection of Short Stories for Kids in English. Our Short Stories which are perfect for Bedtime consist of Folktales (or folk tales), Fairy tales (or fairytales) and Legends from all over the world!


Award winning Stories for Kids! Explore our collection of short stories for little kids. Our little kids stories include Folktales (or folk tales), stories that have been shared from generation to generation by word of mouth. Folktales consist of Fairy Tales (or fairytales), Animal tales and Legends, which you will find here! Our short stories for children are Kid-tested, Multicultural and feature positive moral messages to leave a lasting impression on the children in your lives! You will find funny, heart-warming and interesting stories all with positive morals. Our short stories for kids make wonderful Bedtime stories or the perfect short stories for the classroom to build character and teach Language Arts skills! 

Our short stories for little kids make wonderful bedtime stories, and are multi-cultural, kid-tested and all contain positive moral messages. They are meant to Motivate & Inspire Children while leaving a lasting impression! So share one of our short stories with a child today and create a lesson that will last a lifetime. 

What does Kid-tested mean? Kid-tested and approved means they were edited until they were loved by our kid-testers. When kids love what they are reading, they internalize the stories. Since all of our Stories and Reader’s Theater Play Scripts have positive messages, that’s exactly the point! We guarantee that kids will love our Stories & Scripts and so will you!

Did you know? Over 20 of our Award-Winning Short Stories for Kids, such as Two BrothersHaku's Power and The Three Princes, have been featured in educational textbooks all over the world, including such major publishers as Cambridge Press, Oxford University Press and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. They have also been featured in such State tests as the Florida State Assessment, Utah Sage Assessment and North Carolina State Assessment, as well as Nationwide tests such as the Common Core Exam and ETS Winsight Assessment. 

Happy Storytelling!