Short Stories for Kids
Do you like listening to and reading stories for kids? There are lots of illustrated children's stories for kids of all ages. Also be sure to check out our watch cartoons website.
Do You Want to Be My Friend? - "Do you want to be my friend?" asks a little mouse of a horse, a peacock, an alligator, and others in this charming story.
The Kissing Hand - School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary.
Disney's Peter Pan - Kids can follow Peter, Wendy, and Tinker Bell's adventures as they battle Captain Hook and the Never Land pirates in this Step into Reading adaptation of the beloved Disney animated film Peter Pan.
If You Don't Go to Bed - Lily doesn't want to go to bed and a bunch of crazy things happen to her because of it. But she wakes up the next day all back to normal after a good night's rest.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom - The 26 characters in this rhythmic, rhyming baby book are a lowercase alphabet with attitude. "A told b, and b told c, 'I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree'"
Stone Soup - Stone soup? Why, of course, they could make a wonderful soup of stones...but, of course, one must add a carrot or two...some meat...so it went.
Curious George - This is George. He lived in Africa. he was a good little monkey, and always very curious.
Little Red Riding Hood - In this beloved tale, Little Red Riding Hood is uneasy when her grandmother looks suspiciously like a sly wolf that she met along the way.
Minnie Mouse - Blooming Bows - It's up to Minnie to redesign the girls' costumes.
Mickey Mouse On the Ice - When Mickey goes to buy a pair of ice skates, the shop is sold out!
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs - The tiny town of Chewandswallow was very much like any other tiny town except for its weather which came three times a day, at breakfast, lunch and dinner.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Dr. Seuss's small-hearted Grinch ranks right up there with Scrooge when it comes to the crankiest, scowling holiday grumps of all time.
Thumbelina - Soon after being born from a fiery red flower, Thumbelina is kidnapped from home
The Giving Tree - In Shel Silverstein's popular tale of few words and simple line drawings, a tree starts out as a leafy playground, shade provider, and apple bearer for a rambunctious little boy.
Mickey Mouse Story - On The Ice - When Mickey goes to buy a pair of ice skates, the shop is sold out!
Ladybug Girl and Bingo - Lulu and her dog Bingo the basset hound are best friends. Whenever they play outside, Bingo always stays close by Lulu’s side.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie - If a hungry little mouse shows up on your doorstep, you might want to give him a cookie. And if you give him a cookie, he'll ask for a glass of milk..
Beauty and the Beast Book - With a hairy beast, an adventurous girl, talking furniture, and an enchanted rose, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is sure to delight everyone!
Star Wars Books - This is the STAR WARS Books Read Along "Book & Record" or "Book & Tape" that many of us grew up with in the early 80s.
The Very Hungry Catepillar - The very hungry caterpillar literally eats his way through the pages of the book—and right into your child's heart.
Octonauts Explore - The Octonauts are a crew of cute animals who love to explore the big blue ocean.
- Thanksgiving Story - A really cute kids' story called 'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving
Fancy Nancy and the Delectable Cupcakes - Nancy is thrilled to be making cupcakes for the bake sale! But will she remember to follow all of Mom's directions?
- Toy Story Book - Cowboy doll Woody is Andy's favorite toy, and as part of that comes the privilege of being the leader of all the other toys.
The Ugly Duckling Story - The story of how a little bird endures the abuses and miseries as he was growing up not realizing he would mature into a beautiful swan. It’s a great tale about personal transformation for the better.
The Rainbow Fish - Rainbow Fish, "the most beautiful fish in the entire ocean," refuses to share his prized iridescent scales--which, indeed, flash and sparkle like prisms as each page is turned.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? - A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck--all parade across the pages of this delightful book
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? - Dr. Seuss ignites a child's imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses.
- Trunky Takes a Trip - Children's story about a young elephant named Trunky who decides to visit the jungle.
Octonauts Book - The story follows the path of the adorable, underwater Octonauts who come under attack from a sad, lonely monster and later help the creature find others like it under the sea.
Octonauts Protect - Protect! Drive straight into the exciting and beautiful underwater world with the Octonauts.
Doc McStuffins Book - Doc loves popping bubbles with her friends Emmie and Alma, but when their toy Bubble Monkey runs out of bubble soap, there are no bubbles to pop.
Alice in Wonderland Book - Based on Walt Disney's animated classic, this vintage Little Golden Book from 1951 retells the story of Alice’s wild adventures in Wonderland.
Pinkalicious Pink Around the Rink - After Pinkalicious colors her white ice skates with a cotton candy pink marker, she feels ready to spin, glide, and soar with the best of them.
Pinkalicious School Rules - When Pinkalicious brings her imaginary unicorn, Goldie, to class one day, she learns that with her companion by her side, school rules!
Grouchy Ladybug Story - Progressing through a series of brilliantly colored die-cut pages, a bad-tempered braggart becomes a nicer, happier, better-behaved bug.
Robin Hood Story - Disney has again captured the spirit of fun in this book that proves 'absence makes the heart grow fonder'. A romantic story with adventure always at the heart of it. Kids will be holding their breath to find out whther Robin will survive his latest escapade.
The Rescuers Down Under - Bernard is trying to pop the question to Bianca when they're summoned to Australia, where a young boy has been kidnapped by a pallid, gray-faced poacher.
Cinderella Book - In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper.
Gingerbread Man - "Run, run, as fast as you can! You can't catch me, I'm the Gingerbread Man!" , screamed the little man at whomever he met on his way.
101 Dalmatians - When the menacing Cruella De Vil steals Pongo and Perdita's dalmatian puppies, everyone leaps into action! Will they be able to save the puppies in time?
Mr. Funny - "Mr. Funny" is especially dear. In a few, short pages this character spreads the news that laughter cures all.
Go Train Go - Thomas is taking the judge to the train show, but things keep slowing him down!
The Frog Prince - An ugly frog helps a princess find her lost ball. In return, she must let the frog live with her in her palace. But can a princess ever live with a frog?
Mickey and the Beanstalk - Retells the traditional tale of Jack and the beanstalk with Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy playing major roles.
Where the Wild Things Are - When Max is sent to bed without supper, he sails off to a world inhabited with weird creatures. He becomes king of all wild things--until he misses his real home.
Frozen Story - Anna, a fearless optimist, sets off on an epic journey.
Tangled Story - The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.
Mickey and the Beanstalk Story - Retells the traditional tale of Jack and the beanstalk with Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy playing major roles.
Everyone Poops - Retells the traditional tale of Jack and the beanstalk with Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy playing major roles.
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! - When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place-a pigeon!
Harold and the Purple Crayon - Armed only with an oversized purple crayon, young Harold draws himself a landscape full of beauty and excitement. But this is no hare-brained, impulsive flight of fantasy.
Lion King Story - Young Simba just can't wait to be king and with the help of his friends Timon and Pumbaa, the cub grows into a brave lion. Get set for action, adventure, and lots of fun with this full-color retelling of Disney s blockbuster The Lion King!
Mickey Mouse Story - Retells the traditional tale of Jack and the beanstalk with Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy playing major roles.