10 Min Stories

Read free bedtime stories, fairy tales, poems for kids and short stories for kids. The best free children’s books online! Picture books, baby books, nursery rhymes and more!

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All The Colors of the Rainbow

Grandma has a very special job – to make Jayda a dress in her favourite colour. But what happens if Jayda can’t choose?

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Ollie is Scared

Ollie doesn’t feel like going to school because of some bullies. Luckily his Mom and teacher have a plan…

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Pembral Forgets

Pembral can’t help but forget things… but will his Mum still love him when he forgets something important?

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Wendi’s Weather Station

Wendi learns how to become a weathergirl… but what will she do when she doesn’t make the right predictions?

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Space Explorers

When Carlos doesn’t get the birthday present he hoped for, his sister Maya makes sure it’s even better than he could have imagined

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We All Fit Together

Ms Ryder has her class create a great big artwork that respects their differences… and their togetherness!

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Ghost Mouse

A mouse is told to fear white mice, until they have a scary encounter with a dog!

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Jack O’ Lantern

A (non-scary!) Halloween tale for kids about how Jack O’ Lanterns came about!

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The Whizzing Roundabout

Zoey uses a wheelchair, but can’t play on the playground equipment. Her friends are here to help!

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Parent Strike!

All the parents have gone on strike, and Harry is dealing with a school bully who wants a gourmet salad.

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The Letter

Julia’s parents have been fighting downstairs, so she decides to write them a letter.

Short stories for kids Alligator Alley by Artie Knapp bedtime stories

Alligator Alley

When an alligator turns up to a bowling alley, nobody expects what happens next!

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Tails In A Tangle

Some baby squirrels can’t help but get their bushy tails in a tangle!