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(Updated on 25/05/2013)


Stories for Kids

List of Stories for Kids
found on these pages : LITT - Page 1 - LITT - Page 3 - LITT - Page 4

'Little Red Riding Hood' (a new page)

Nursery Rhymes
Literature / Writers

A calendar
with important events in literature and literacy.




Stories for Kids :

Animated stories - Interactive -
Stories with sound (not animated) - Stories to read (no sound) -
- Cliparts - Activities -
Lesson plans
- Webquests -
Conversation questions
- Cartoons - Authors
- Videos - Cinema

List of Stories for Kids found on these pages


Related pages :

Poems - Songs - Nursery Rhymes - Comics / Comic strips


The Gingerbread Man



Stories with sound (not animated) :

  • Short Stories & Fairy Tales (A Selection of Audio Files from and Texts from
    by Jean LeMauff (Ac. Guyane)



  • Storynory - Free Audio Stories for Kids





    • Tom Thumb
      1 Synopsis 2 Fielding's version 3 Other versions 4 Adaptations 5 References 6 External link


  • THE LITTLE THUMB / Hop o' My Thumb ('Le Petit Poucet') :


  • STORIES for BEGINNERS (Oxford University Press)


  • Fairytale Land (
    Read and listen, then do the activities.
    Ugly Duckling - Gingerbread Man - Cinderella - Little Red Riding Hood - Sleeping Beauty -
    Jack and the Bean Stalk - Goldilocks and the Three Bears


  • Stories from the Web - Illustrated stories you can read and listen to! (
    - for early years :
    Jape Goes to the Doctor's / Jif's Jungle Adventure / Jif and Jape are Friends / Jif and Jape Go to the Library


  • Shaggy Dog Stories - to listen to (NO transcripts of these stories)
    The Intelligent Dog / The Amazing Act / The Unknown Girl / The Hunter and the Lion /
    The Practical Country Boy / The Excessive Bill / The Hayseed and the Taxi Driver /
    The Secret of a Long Life / The Doctor and the Painter /
    The Patient and the Doctor / Going to California (a two-part story)
    + other mp3 recordings
    for English learners (funny stories)
    - read in clear American English

  • "Oh and Ah" is a free online e-story you can listen to. (

  • Repeat After Us - "your online library and language lab" :
    Poetry - Drama - Prose - Fiction - Prose - Non-Fiction - Children's Stories - Nursery Rhymes - Memorable Quotes - Stories From Around The World
    Browse : Authors - Titles - Recorded Texts - Readers
    Difficulty Level : Beginning - Intermediate - Advanced

  • LOGOS est une bibliothèque pour enfants (contes, romans...)
    - avec des histoires à lire et à écouter + un dictionnaire
  • 1000+ Free Books for Children (enregistrés en mp3) - ex :
    A Christmas Carol - Aesop's Fables - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Aladdin and the Magic Lamp -
    David Copperfield - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - etc...
  • Interactive Storybooks with Clifford (easy) - with SOUND (
  • Short stories (
    - crime - humour - fiction - scifi - horror - romance - nonfiction - hyperfiction


  • Miss Spider's Week - une histoire avec de beaux dessins (+ son)
    - révision des jours et des vêtements


  • I wish - a story about a caterpillar (with SOUND) - (

  • The Kingdom of the Lion -
    "Watch and listen to the story. A short comprehension quiz follows." (anglofile)

  • Stories (with SOUND) - (
    The Fox and the Crow - Three Little Bears - The Mouse and the Lion - The Three Billy Goats Gruff -
    Country Mouse and City Mouse - The Three Pigs - The Enormous Carrot - Baking Bread


  • Takako's Great Adventure (
    excellent 10 episode story with supporting worksheets (vocabulary - questions - inferences - deductions) for each episode.
    (script visible, avec mots difficiles expliqués en anglais).






  • Dr Seuss :

    • 10 facts about Dr Seuss
      "It's the 100th anniversary on Tuesday of the birth of the children's writer, Dr Seuss, author of classics such as The Cat in the Hat, and Green Eggs and Ham.
      Who was he and where did he live? What was the source of those bizarre ideas? BBC News Online answers 10 questions..."




  • Norton Juster :

    • The Phantom Tollbooth (1961)
      "a children's novel and a modern fairy tale full of wordplay and adventure.
      Written by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules Feiffer, it tells the story of a bored young boy named Milo who drives through a magic tollbooth into the
      Kingdom of Wisdom, where he embarks on a noble quest and in the end learns a valuable lesson."




  • Jeff Kinney :

    • Diary of a Wimpy Kid
      "a children's book by American author/cartoonist Jeff Kinney in 2007.
      The story is about a boy named Greg Heffley and his life in the 7th grade.
      The novel, which switches between handwritten text and comic book-style characters...
      Greg gets a diary to write down his thoughts, feeling or what he did that day .
      But if this diary was to fall into the wrong hands, then Greg's life would be ruined..."





  • Book People Unite
    "We've brought together some of our most beloved literary characters to rally people behind the Book People Unite movement and help get books in the hands of kids who need them the most. Join the movement at
    Starring: Pinocchio, Madeline, Greg (Diary of a Wimpy Kid), Rip Van Winkle, LeVar Burton, Three Blind Mice, Humpty Dumpty, Curious George, Big Bad Wolf, Little Red Riding Hood, Raggedy Ann & Andy, Goldilocks and the three bears, Captain Ahab, Three Pigs, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Babar the Elephant, Mr Men, Little Miss, Mr Tickle, Little Miss Chatterbox, Mr Tall, Peter (The Snowy Day), The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Black Beauty.
    Music produced by: The Roots..."


  • The Hare and the Tortoise (1947)
    "Dramatized version of Aesop's fable starring live animals, including an owl, a fox, a goose, a rooster, a raccoon and a hare."


  • Fairy tales
    "Every week we ask you a different question. Hear what people in London say, then join the conversation!"

    What's your favourite fairy tale ?