All Stories Tagged "animals"

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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The Wonderful Musician

Written by Brothers Grimm

A musician goes through the forest playing his instrument looking for a companion. He comes across three wild animals who want to learn to be musicians as well. He tricks them and they eventually return for revenge. The musician is saved by a local wood cutter and all is well.

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One Eye, Two Eyes, and Three Eyes

Written by Brothers Grimm

Three sisters, one with one eye, another with two eyes and the third with three eyes live in poverty. The sister with two eyes is treated poorly because she has two eyes like other common people and is not special like the other two sisters. However, it is the kindness of Two-Eyes that in the end finds her love and happiness.

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The Willow Wren and the Bear

Written by Brothers Grimm

The King of Birds, willow-wren, is insulted when the bear calls his children disreputable. And so a war between birds and beasts ensues. The flying creatures win the battle and the bear is forced to apologize for his actions. The willow-wrens are content and live happily.

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Ferdinand the Faithful

Written by Brothers Grimm

A poor boy befriends a horse and travels the land. He comes upon a kingdom and is taken in by the king as a rider. He is sent on several quests and with the help of his horse and other companions he completes his goals and in the end wins the heart of the queen.

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Donkey Cabbages

Written by Brothers Grimm

Story of a young huntsman that comes upon a magic cloak that can transport him anywhere he wishes and a bird’s heart that makes a gold piece appear under his pillow every morning. A witch decides to use her beautiful daughter to take advantage of the huntsman and take away his treasures. After their adventure, the huntsman and daughter live happily together.

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Hans the Hedgehog

Written by Brothers Grimm

An online children's story designed to allow the reader to customize the characters, objects and actions within the story, creating a unique and personalized reading experience! Fill out the form with your choices, submit and let the imagination go wild!

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The Wolf and the Man

Written by Brothers Grimm

Short tale of an arrogant wolf that believes he is stronger than a human and with the help of his friend in the forest confronts a hunter passing by. The wolf challenges the hunter but is quickly defeated and learns not to get himself into situations for which he is not prepared.

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Cat and Mouse in Partnership

Written by Brothers Grimm

Story of how a cat and mouse form a partnership and decide to store food in preparation for the winter. The greedy cat deceives the mouse and sneaks away to eat the food while the mouse takes care of the house. The partnership ends and the mouse pays the ultimate price.

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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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