Children's Stories Just for Boys

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The Devil and his Grandmother

Written by Brothers Grimm

Three brothers are given great wealth by the Devil and after seven years will be in his service, unless they can answer the riddle.

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Children's Stories Just for Girls

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Mother Holle (Frau Holle)

Written by Brothers Grimm

A young girl is transported into the earth where lives Mother Holle. She helps Mother Holle clean her house and is rewarded for doing her chores well. The girl’s step-sister is also transported to Mother Holle, but because of her laziness is rewarded very differently.

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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 Three Spinners

Written by Brothers Grimm

A girl obsessed with spinning is taken in by the queen and asked to spin three rooms full of yarn. Distressed, she acquires the help of three strange women and promises to invite them to her wedding when she marries the prince.

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Children's Stories For Two Children

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Little Brother and Little Sister

Written by Brothers Grimm

Adventurous tale of a brother and sister that escape from their wicked step-mother to live by themselves in the forest. During their escape, the brother is cursed and transformed into a deer. The sister cares for her brother and eventually becomes Queen. The step-mother learns of their happiness and again tries to ruin them, but fails.

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