Children's Stories Just for Boys

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The Blue Light

Written by Brothers Grimm

A soldier returns from war and no longer finds work for the king. He wanders into a forest where he finds a witch and discovers her blue light that allows him to summon a dwarf. The solider uses the blue light and the dwarf to gain wealth, get revenge against the king and eventually evade death.

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Children's Stories Just for Girls

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Little Red Riding Hood

Written by Brothers Grimm

A classic fairy tale of a little girl who learns the lesson to not talk to strangers. She is tricked by a wolf who eats and pretends to be her grandmother. In the end the girl is saved by a hunter passing by and vows to never disobey her mother again.

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Children's Stories For Boys or Girls

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The Three Apprentices

Written by Brothers Grimm

Three apprentices are convinced by the Devil to help him claim an evil soul. They are sent forth into town, but can only say three phrases and nothing else. These phrases get them into trouble, but in the end the Devil takes the evil soul and sets the three apprentices free.

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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 Tempest

Written by William Shakespeare

Prospero, the former Duke of Milan, and his daughter the princess live alone on a stranded island until visited by a handsome prince, with whom she eventually marries and becomes Queen of Naples.

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Children's Stories For Two Children

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The Six Swans

Written by Brothers Grimm

A king has seven children and six of them are changed into swans. The seventh child, his daughter, vows to save them by sewing magical shirts that will transform them back to humans. She is unable to speak during her work and must resist the doings of her evil step-mother.

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