Bedtime Stories Archive

Greedy Motu Mal

Motu Mal was a rich man. But he was very greedy. “The king has more money than I have,” he said. “I want to be as rich as the …

Four Friends

In a town lived four friends. Three of them were very learned. That is, they knew everything written in books. But they had no sense. The fourth one had …

A City Of Mice

Once there was a city. All the people had gone away from that city long ago. Now only mice lived there. They had dug holes in the ground and …

The Heron and the Crab

There was once a heron who lived near a pond. He had become old and found it difficult to catch fish. He wanted an easy way of catching fish …

The Clever Jackal

A jackal lived under a tree. He had no house. ┬áHis wife and children also lived under the tree. In winter it was very cold. The jackal’s wife told …

The Turtle and the Monkey

A turtle went to a shop. He said to the shopkeeper, “Please give me some peanuts. I want to give them to my children. They are hungry.” The shopkeeper …

Two Cats

Once there were two cats. One was white, the other was black. They were friends. One day they went for a walk. The white cat saw a roll near …

End of a Quarrel

A rabbit dug a hole under a tree. He said “This is my house. I shall live in it.” And the rabbit happily began to live in his house. …