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The Arrogant Earl (a short story)
Series: Cautionary Tales: Royal Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: British English. Published: May 24, 2016 by Vraiment. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
Once upon a time, there lived an earl. Around him, ill feelings seemed to unfurl. He rubbed people the wrong way by being thoughtless every day. He had a habit of being curt. He didn’t care whose feelings he hurt. His wife and children had plenty to say. They felt his behaviour was not okay ... This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of overbearingness. It is approximately 850 words.
Children's Stories: The Fairy Tale Adventures of Lily And Jilly Series - Book 1 - The Magical World Buttershine
Price: Free! Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
This is a series of magical stories about two little sisters, who appear in an amazing world and face insurmountable difficulties in order to fight evil and free the oppressed and enslaved magical creatures of these nether worlds.They are resourceful and never give up. Despite their heart numbing and frightening experiences, the sisters maintain a good sense of humour and a positive attitude.
The Biscuit Monster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
The Biscuit Monster is a short story for children. Age 4-8
HodgePodge: Stories for Kids
Price: Free! Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
A collection of short stories for kids featuring fantastical elements which are grounded in lessons on how its okay for them to be themselves, to not be afraid of anything, and to be able to seek help when they feel all alone.
The Prince Who Turned Into a Toad: A Retelling of The Frog Prince
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
While Kate and Rupert's parents are off touring the kingdom, Cousin Garil lets Rupert do anything he wants, but Kate isn't allowed to do any of the things she likes to do, which means her plans to become a scientist are hard to put into action. Yet when Rupert gets himself into a fix, Kate's love of science might be all that can save him. A short story of 5, 800 words for middle-grade readers.
Hah and Grr: A Retelling of Hansel and Gretel
Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Hah and Grr were abandoned in the wood as babies and raised by Mother Wolf. They are happy, but they are the weakest of the pack and they are often hungry. One day, when they are following in the tracks of their lupine family, they smell something wonderful on the wind and follow their noses to a strange den in the woods. A short story of 5,100 words for middle grade readers.
The Storyteller's Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Inspirational
This is a tale of The Storyteller, an old man who tells stories to all the children of Malville. In this tale for young and old alike, read about The Storyteller, and the children he inspires to journey into the world of writing and storytelling.
The magical adventures of Kanye and Justin
Price: Free! Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Inspirational
Kanye and Justin were the best friends in the whole world who start their magical journey one summer day when they went on a fish trip to find the bones of a weird animal in order to get rich. A tale filled with joy and wonder, written by a very creative 9-year old boy named Alvaro.
The Balderdash Saga: Hurlock the Warrior King (A Short Story)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Leadership is about honor as much as anything else, yet honor is relative in this short story that follows Hurlock the Warrior King. Hurlock leads an army against the evil mage Kahster, who is hiding behind a strange fog that suffocates the small town of Ashcroft. As Hurlock fights his way toward the sorcerer, he is faced with a difficult choice: be a leader, or become lost in the fog forever.
The Balderdash Saga: Roland the Pirate Knight (A Short Story)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,630. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
A pirate’s code is a fickle thing, and honor is relative in this short story that follows Roland the Pirate Knight. ~ Roland joins a misfit crew of pirates led by Captain Oakheel, who is trying to become the leader of the Bloodband Pirates. As Roland stands on the edge of a plank during this pirate action-adventure, he wonders if it will be water or deck that ends up below his feet.
Beverly Bengals Bodacious Butt Burp
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Beverly Bengal is about to experience an embarrassing moment, that will change her life.
Weird Wild Stuff: Short Stories for Kids
Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
A collection of short stories for kids featuring elves, gnomes, fairies, leprechauns, dinosaurs, superheroes, and other supernatural themes. These are fantasy tales grounded in reality.
A Trail of Paw Prints on our Hearts
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
A trio of kids stories about people and their friendships with animals.
The Lazy Duchess (a short story)
Series: Cautionary Tales: Royal Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Vraiment. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
Once upon a time, there lived a duchess. She was very lazy, I must confess. She slept in bed for hours on end. She loved her sleep; she didn’t pretend. Every day it was the same; she huffed a sigh when morning came. “I need more sleep,” the duchess whined, as her mother opened a blind ... This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of laziness. It is approximately 1,000 words.
Knights and Nobles
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
A short story about two brave little boys in a hospital who get recruited by a Knight to go on the adventure of a lifetime. And a fable about a spoiled little prince who learns a valuable lesson.
Royal Short Stories: 5 Cautionary Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: British English. Published: April 21, 2016 by Vraiment. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
This collection contains 5 rhyming short stories: The Ugly Princess This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of vanity and pride. It is approximately 650 words. The Greedy King This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of greed. It is approximately 660 words. The Foolish Prince This rhyming cautionary tale looks at the pitfalls of conceit. It is approximately 670 words.
Cornelius Dirtytoes and the Incident with the Puffer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
After Onslow drops in on Cornelius Dirtytoes one day, telling him that the terrible Puffer wants to dish him up as an egg on toast, they set out on an adventure to get him back to his family and relations. But it's a dangerous quest actually, even though they meet interesting creatures who help them find their way home. The Puffer, you see, is never very far behind, always looking for "her egg."
Aniville's Talent Show
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Aniville is having a talent show. But Flora the Flamingo is having an awful case of stage fright. Can her friends help her through this? Third book in the Adventures in Aniville children's book series.
Minecraft: Diary of an Ender Dragon
Price: Free! Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Have you ever wondered where the Ender Dragon came from? She hasn't. She stays in the End all day, fending off invaders and protecting her precious egg. She's never had to think about it, until one day mysterious strangers come and steal her egg away from her. Following them into the Overworld, she's in the sunlight for the first time and utterly out of her depth. Along with her new human ...
The Goodnight Series 1.3 Pimple and the Milky Way Stars
Series: Goodnight 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
This is the third book in 'The Goodnight Series 1 which centers about a mouse called 'Pimple' who lives in a gingerbread house on the planet Zoggy which spins around a jellybean sun. This particular story is about Pimple's surprise at all the stars being clustered together and thinking they must be scared for some reason. Pimple investigates!

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