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Kid Pumpkin: A "Creeperz" Short Story
By Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Halloween
It’s Halloween in Nightshade, North Carolina, and this year for Show and Tell the kid everyone calls “Froggy” has a surprise in store for his classmates. It’s a homemade doll he calls “Kid Pumpkin,” but there’s nothing sweet or innocent about this toy. It’s out for blood, and it knows just who it wants… This 1,944-word middle grade short story is 11 pages long.
Little Birds: A "Creeperz" Short Story
By Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Halloween
Every Halloween Bobby Jenkins and his best friend, Nathan, would fill their pockets full of rocks and go down to Coffin Lake and toss them at the crows that flocked there each year. But this year, Nathan is gone… and so are the crows. And Bobby Jenkins is about to find out what happens when “little birds” get BIG revenge! This 1,944-word middle grade short story is 11 pages long.
Creeperz: Five Terrifying Tales
By Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Halloween
A boy who turns into candy after shoplifting his Halloween treats. A girl who wakes up one morning to discover that her wish has come true… and it’s Halloween EVERY day! These are just some of the short, spooky stories that make up my new middle grade anthology, Creeperz: 5 Terrifying Tales. This 8,250-word middle grade short story collection is 44 pages long.
Snips, Snails & Puppy Dog Tales A Children's Story Collection
By The Indie Collaboration
Price: Free! Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Peter John. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry
Another collection of free poems and stories brought to you by The Indie Collaboration. This time we take you to a world of dreams. To far-away lands of magic and wonder, where ducks and children have adventures and learn about the world; where heroes help their friends and elephants get lost. So pack your lunch box, grab your coat and shoes and join us in a land of make believe.
Marve Road Kids
By Ajay Tulsiani
Price: Free! Words: 10,750. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Joyston hits the ball in Toohey’s yard where the kids have been warned against going. Abhishek has to protect his daughter from a bully whose father is his boss. The kids participate in a reality show where they have to torture the teachers and force them to resign. Marve Road Kids contains three stories that revolve around friendship between fourth graders.
Tommy Tucker In The Treasure Of The Abra Deke
By David L. Forand
Series: Grampy's Bedtime Stories, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
After finding a treasure map in an old cabin, Tommy decides to seek out the long, lost treasure of Grizzly Parker. After spending months of research and careful planning, Tommy knows that today is the day. Today he will find the elusive treasure of the Abra Deke. Tommy enlists the aide of two friends, David and James, before setting off on an expedition to Lake Willoughby.
Keeper
By Bonnie Garety
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
An orphan ten year old boy comes to live with his bitter aunt. He befriends a young girl his age and, despite his aunt's objection, a stray dog. Beach caves, pirate gold, and a vicious thief add up to lots of adventure.
Noah Zarc: Roswell Incident - A Short Story
By D. Robert Pease
Series: Noah Zarc, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
What really happened on July 14, 1947 outside of Roswell, New Mexico? Did an alien spaceship crash, only to be confiscated by the U.S. government? There’s one kid who knows the whole story, and even though he might get in a heap of trouble for telling it, he just can’t keep quiet any longer. [Short story prequel to the "Noah Zarc" science fiction series for kids 9-13 years old.]
Spellslinger - A Witches of Galdorheim Story
By Marva Dasef
Price: Free! Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
What does a teenage half-warlock, half-vampire do to have fun? Why build an old west town on a glacier in the Arctic. There he can play at being the good guy sheriff up against mean old Black Bart.
The Three Little Fish: The Case of the Stuff Napper
By Samai'a
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
First book of the You Finish It Series When three fish friends find themselves waking each morning to missing toys and more, they find a way to still have fun each day. But will they ever find their missing things? You determine that when you end the story.
The Thing Without a Name
By H Jason Schulz
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
In this short story, there is a boy named Johnny who is a small kid that has trouble with bullies. He finds a friend that has the same problem, but this friend has a secret weapon against bullies-fear. But the weapon needs to be recharged and the only way to charge it is to be a bully...or is it?
Fearless Freddie The Firefly In Super Sonic
By David L. Forand
Series: Grampy's Bedtime Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Bedtime story about a teenage firefly wanting to win a shiny, new trophy at Glow Festival. Speed diving is the first event. Fearless Freddie the Firefly has three dreams. He wants to win trophies; he wants to be the town's hero; and he wants to become a legend.
The Price of Friendship
By Terry McDonald
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The new kid at school finds out some friends are harder to make than others. If he wants to be her friend, he will have to meet her standards.
Anthony
By Eduard Joseph
Price: Free! Words: 990. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A quick 3 page time killer. It was an idea that popped into my head and I wanted to share with my readers.
The Secret Ingredient
By Geoffrey W Boileau
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Jessica washes dishes in her Papa’s restaurant. But what she really wants to do is cook. She decides it’s time to take over as Head Chef, and is soon cooking up bugs in her backyard kitchen, ready to serve to the unsuspecting customers! A short chapter book full of laughs and surprises. Bonus Recipe Inside!
Mystery Underground: States of Emergency (A Collection of Scary Short Stories)
By David Anthony
Price: Free! Words: 14,120. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters
MYSTERY UNDERGROUND STATES OF EMERGENCY Mystery Underground is a collection of scary short stories for kids, middle grade readers, and everyone who likes a good scare. The stories combine the monsters and mystery of Goosebumps with the surprise endings of the Twilight Zone. They are the perfect scary stories to read in the dark, around the campfire, or under the covers at night with a flashlight.
Shadow Friends
By Werner Kho
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Once upon a time, a boy named Tommy lived in a forest. One night, he needs to walk through the forest to give his grandma some soup, but along the way, magical things start to happen... A huge battle takes place between shadows in order to protect Tommy. Will the shadows succeed in keeping Tommy safe? After reading this story, you might never look at your shadow the same way again...
Mrs Itsy & The Puking Pill
By Wei Sheng Toh
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Mrs Itsy was having tea over at Mr Bailey's place, when the strangest thing happened - a frog leaped out from her mouth! Things weren't going very well, so the doctor decided to give Mrs Itsy some puking pills. Mrs Itsy swallowed the pills, thinking that things would become much better. But something even more extraordinary happened after...
A New Home for Baby Swallow
By Joanne Elisha Yeo
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emigration & Immigration
(5.00 from 1 review)
The baby swallow's life was about to change as winter drew nearer. He would have to leave his home and friends whom he loved dearly. This is a short story which empathizes with children who are having worries and difficulties transiting to a new, foreign environment.
The Boy Who Had A Lot Of Toys
By Joanne Elisha Yeo
Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Benjamin was a boy who had a lot of toys but he was never satisfied. Through an event, Benjamin began to learn to value what he has and he also learnt the value of sharing and giving.