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Panchatantra Stories: A Hunter puts a net on the banyan tree. Can the doves escape? A story of Teamwork.
Panchatantra Stories: A herd of elephants do a favor for the mice. How can a small thing repay a big thing? A story of Helping.
Panchatantra Stories: When a vine starts to grow, the wise geese says to get rid of it. What happens when something small becomes a big problem?
NEW!!! A wife wants to know how to cure her changed husband. Will a tiger’s whisker help? A Korean Folktale
NEW!!! The Gift of the Magi, A Christmas Story. Della and Jim wish to give each other the perfect Christmas present, but how will they come up with the money?
A Story of Kindness, Love and Justice.
The Classic fairytale of Cinderella-a young girl, mistreated by her step-mother and step-sisters, who finds out that dreams really can come true.
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. This is the Legend Tale of Maui the Demi-God from Moana. It is part of our Classic Bedtime Stories for Kids Collection. It has been adapted from the Tales of Maui as well as Disney’s version of Moana.
A Story of Friendship, Courage and Acceptance.
The is the tale of Pocahontas, John Smith and the leader Powhatan. The story tells of the time Pocahontas saved the life of settler John Smith from her father, Powhatan.
A Story of Courage, Learning and Love.
The Classic fairy tale of The Little Mermaid- The Little Mermaid falls in love with a prince on shore and she makes a deal with the Sea Witch to become human. But without her voice, how can the prince fall in love with her?
A Story of Honesty, Courage and Truth.
If Pinocchio is to become a Real boy he needs to learn how to be honest, brave and true.
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. Gerda and Kai struggle to fight the Snow Queen and find the balance between Good and Evil.
A Story of Friendship, Love and Courage.
A Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale. An evil witch has trapped Rapunzel in a tower. How will she escape? Can love save her?
A Story of Friendship and Love.
The Classic fairy tale of the youngest daughter Beauty and a monstrous Beast.
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. A Grimm’s Brother Tale. A miller tells a tale that his daughter can turn straw into gold. A strange little man is willing to help…for a price. Guess his name and he will be gone…but what is his name?
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. A toy rabbit learns that through a child’s love it can become real.
A Story of Courage, Justice and Self-Awareness.
Merlin the Magician places a magic sword in a stone…whomever can pull it out is the rightful king.
A Story of Charity, Compassion and Justice, from England.
Robin Hood takes part in an archery contest thrown by the Sheriff of Nottingham. Will he realize its a trap before it is too late? One of the many Tales of Robin Hood.
A Story of Acceptance and Self-Awareness.
A Mama Duck is proud when her six ducklings hatch from their eggs. But one duckling does not look like the others? Is he truly an Ugly Duckling?
NEW!!! A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. Based on the “Ballad of Mulan” and Disney’s Mulan, this is a legend tale about a girl who goes in disguise as a boy and joins the army in her brother’s place.
A Bedtime Story in Simple English for Kids. The Emperor is fooled into believing he is wearing magic clothes which can’t be “seen”.
An English Story for Kids Learning to Read. A defeated Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, is inspired by a spider. (from Scotland)
NEW!!! A Story of Courage, Kindness to Animals and Learning.
The Classic Tale of a male deer, Bambi, his mother and his adventures learning in the woods.
What makes Whootie Owl's Stories to Grow by unique? Our entire collection of Stories for Kids: Bedtime Stories, Folktales, Legends, Myths and more have been KID-TESTED & KID-APPROVED! We guarantee kids will LOVE our Moral Stories which leave a lasting impression!
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Explore Whootie Owl's collection of free, award-winning short stories for kids in English. Our collection consists of Children's Moral Stories: Folktales from all over the world.
Folktales (or folk tales) are stories that have been shared from generation to generation by word of mouth. They consist of Fairy Tales (or fairytales), Animal tales and Legends, which you will find here!
Our Short Moral Stories for Children are Kid-tested, Multicultural and feature positive messages! You will find funny, heart-warming, inspirational and interesting short stories with morals for little kids, which are perfect for teaching such themes as Kindness, Courage, Friendship and Gratitude.
Our stories for kids make wonderful Bedtime stories or the perfect story for the classroom to build character and teach Language Arts skills! We also offer "Early Reader" versions of some of our most popular moral stories; short, simple stories in English which can be used for English Language Learners or the ESL classroom or simply for emergent readers in 1st through 3rd grade. Share one of our moral stories with a special kid in your life and leave a lasting impression. Happy Storytelling!
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