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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The Girl Without Hands

Written by Grimm Brothers

Story of a young maiden who has her hands cut off to save her father’s life from the devil. Because of her pious nature and good heart, she is taken in by the king and becomes queen. Her hands eventually return and she lives happily with the king.

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Children's Stories For Boys or Girls

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Stories About Snakes

Written by Brothers Grimm

Three short stories of a snake that brings companionship to a little child. These stories teach the lessons of thankfulness, gratitude and patience.

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Children's Stories For a Boy and a Girl

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Fundevogel or “Foundling Bird”

Written by Brothers Grimm

A classic fairy tale of little boy found high up in a tree by a forester and brought home. He becomes close companions with the forester’s daughter and together they escape from the evil plans of the house cook and her servants.

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Children's Stories For One Child

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Cinderella

Written by Brothers Grimm

After the death of her mother, a girl is forced to become the servant of her step-mother and two mean step-sisters. She secretly sneaks away to the King’s ball and leave’s her golden slipper behind. The prince vows to marry whomever’s foot will fit the slipper.

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Children's Stories For Two Children

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The Ant and the Chrysalis

Written by Aesop

A short cautionary fable of an ant too quick to judge another. Looks can be deceiving and the ant quickly learns that appearance isn’t everything.

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