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The Tales Of Beedle The Bard J.K.Rowling
J. K. Rowling has a new book coming out. Will the kids like it and will it make a good keepsake Christmas, birthday, Halloween gift? If you’re already thinking about the treasury of literature as a good gift, discover what the Collector’s edition of The Tales Of Beedle The Bard has in store...
Absolutely Whootie: Stories to Grow By [offsite link]
Folk and fairy tales from around the world, illustrated by kids, grouped by values and origin.
Anthony Horowitz Short Stories for Children
Exciting Mystery Short Stories by Anthony Horowitz are presented in the Three of Diamonds collection from the Diamond Brothers Stories series. Ideal for reading aloud to children, they are fast-paced, punchy and funny. In the first 'The French Confection' our two incorrigible heroes hit Paris.
Banph [offsite link]
An illustrated story (long) about an ant-knight.
Bedtime Story [offsite link]
Whimsical, magical and adventurous online stories for children 6 and up.
Bygosh.com Short Stories for Kids [offsite link]
A site featuring illustrated children´s short stories. A nice revisit of such classics as Jack & the Beanstalk, Cinderella as well as lesser known stories like The Little Pink Rose.
Christmas Short Stories For Students-Cool Classics
Christmas short stories for students can be inspirational.Many are perfect for pre-Christmas lessons,like the classy ones by Louisa May Alcott, Charles Dickens and even Frank O’Connor. What better time to introduce young students to the joys of great literature and short story technique and style.
Dreamy Fairy Tales For Children-Princess Stories
Dreamy fairy tales for children don't come more floaty than this traditional royal fairytale with everything-including a whole host of princesses,floaty dream-like illustrations,wishes and-hopefully-a prince!Princess stories for kids are popular and can enhance even kindergarten pre-reading skills.
Freebie Short Stories in Children's Cereal Packs
Now food manufacturers are putting freebie short stories as well as toys inside children's cereal packs. Will this make kids better readers or worse eaters? This article takes a look at The Spiderwick Chronicles - a mini story for younger readers - and assesses the idea, and the books.
Grimm Fairy Tales [offsite link]
Web featuring both German and English versions of the fairy tales from the Grimm Brothers along with a selection of illustrations from 19th-century editions
Hans Christian Andersen [offsite link]
The most comprehensive site on the web featuring the English translations of over a hundred of Anderson´s classic stories, including "The Little Mermaid"
Hans Christian Andersen Fairytales Snow Queen DVD?
Kids often complain they´d rather watch Hans Christian Andersen fairytales and stories rather than read them.On revisiting The Snow Queen,I don´t blame them! Teachers and parents may disagree- a new generation of short story readers are seemingly on their side-if the story´s a young adult retelling!
KidPub [offsite link]
A website containing over 42,000 stories written by and for children
Mixed Up Fairy Tales
Funny fairy tales for children can educate and entertain.This collection from two respected creatives has rave reviews from teachers and parents. Kindergarten pre-reading skills and preschool writing activities develop quickly with good literacy teaching resources.This kid's book is fun!
Stuart Stories [offsite link]
Entertaining short stories, writing activities, and reading lists for children and students, ages 3 through 15
Study The Rumpelstiltskin Story Online-Fairytale
Reading the Rumpelstiltskin story online is a quick way to study the fairytale and complete a summary or review of it's darker, more adult themes. Therefore it makes a more suitable short story for students to study.Older more able students are ready to pick out and discuss the fairy tale sub plot.
The Rocking Horse Winner Themes D H Lawrence
Successful short stories for students,such as The Rocking Horse Winner by D H Lawrence, usually have themes that are easy for young people to pick out and identify with. Themes in this story about childhood include guilt,duty,repression and responsibility.It's also useful as a story about parenting
The SurLaLune Fairy Tales [offsite link]
An interesting site featuring annotated classic children´s tales as well as their histories and parallel tales in other cultures
Ugly Bugs Fall - A Garden Mischief Short Story
A little guy tries to make a nice birthday for Mommy... Hit the Print button, Fix some coffee, put your feet up and take a few moments break for yourself with this gentle homespun tale of childhood garden mischief. Or maybe give to Mom or Grandma as a present?
Using Short Stories to help kids with Schooling
Many able children dont perform their best in school or in written tasks. They should never be written off,instead, alternative ways of delivering knowledge such as stories, should be found to ensure that they continue to enjoy soaking up knowledge while their fine motor skills catch up for writing.
Young Adult Books Bestsellers Like Twilight Tales
Young adults books like bestsellers Twilight and Breaking Dawn are great,but bright readers finish them quickly.Here's some more short scary stories about love and supernatural romance for teen readers and Twilight fans which might make an unusual gift for a teen reader who has 'read everything!'
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