Children’s Stories Archive

Zeus and Man

A long time ago, when life on Earth was being created, God Zeus was giving out gifts to all the creatures. God Zeus gave strength to the elephants. That is why elephants can carry large logs of wood with their trunks. He gave …

The Wild Doves

One day, a Bird Catcher went to the forest to catch some Wild Doves. He took some of his own Tame Doves and tied them to his net. Next, he spread out the net and hid himself behind a tree. Soon, the Wild …

The Owl and the Nightingale

Once, there was an Owl who lived in an old, broken-down temple. The temple had a large library. It was full of books about history, literature and religion. The Owl studied these books all day. As time passed, he grew very proud of …

The Circus Dog and the Street Dogs

In a certain town, there was a company of circus performers. Many animals were trained in the circus to perform different acts. A Dog was trained to fight. The trained Dog would fight against a bigger and stronger animal like a lion or …

The Flute Player

Once upon a time, there was a famous flute player in Rome. His name was Prince. At one of the shows, while Prince was playing the flute, he slipped and tumbled down the stage. People came running to carry him out, as he …

Hard Work and Laziness

In a large house, lived a lazy Young Man. He woke up in the afternoon, ate his meals and then lay in bed again. He had a parrot named Polly. She watched this lazy fellow and was puzzled by him. One day, Polly asked …

A Cock and the Horses

Once, a Cock lost his way and went inside a stable. He was very scared. He thought, ‘Lord! Where am I? This place looks so large and strange. I also do not see my family and friends anywhere!’ Just then, he heard a …

The Swallow and the Crow

Once, a proud Swallow lived on a large tree. He Liked his colourful feathers and his long tail. One day, he saw a Crow and thought, ‘How dull this bird is! All his feathers are black.’ He looked at himself¬†lovingly and admired his …

The Fox and the Wolf

A Wolf lived in a cave. He had stocked up lots of food and did not need too hunting. He then stayed in the cave and enjoyed the food. When the Wolf did not go out for many days, his friend, the Fox, …

The Hunted Beaver

Once, there was a forest named Freeville. It had many trees and a river. There lived many animals, birds and fish in Freeville. Among them were also the¬†Beavers. It so happened that all the animals of Freeville started to fall ill suddenly. The …