Children's Stories Just for Boys

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Lazy Jack

Written by Joseph Jacobs

A lazy boy tries to help his poor mother by getting odd jobs, but just can’t seem to do things right. In the end he marries a princess and he and his mother become rich and live happily.

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Children's Stories Just for Girls

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King Thrushbeard

Written by Brothers Grimm

An arrogant princess is humbled when she is forced to marry a beggar and live in poverty. She learns to be grateful for what she had as royalty and in the end is surprised to find that the beggar is in fact a king! They marry and live happily ever after.

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Children's Stories For Boys or Girls

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The Lion and the Crane

Written by Joseph Jacobs

The story of an ungrateful lion who is helped by a crane when in trouble.

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Children's Stories For a Boy and a Girl

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The Water Nix (Water Spirit)

Written by Brothers Grimm

A brother and sister fall into a well and are captured by a nix (water spirit) that lives at the bottom. They are forced to work and eat bad food. Once the nix is away, the children make a plan and escape, leaving the nix to live alone in the well once more.

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Children's Stories For One Child

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The Iron Stove

Written by Brothers Grimm

A prince is trapped in an iron stove by a wicked witch. The princess frees him from his prison but loses him. She makes a journey to find him and be together at last.

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Children's Stories For Two Children

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The Seven Swabians

Written by Brothers Grimm

The Seven Swabians is tragic tale of sevel allies, lacking in courage and wits. There fear and dull wits eventually leads to their death.

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