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Aesop's Fables are short, kid-friendly stories that offer a moral. For example, "Two Travelers and a Bear" shows that true friendship is tested in hard times. "The Flies and the Honey" discourages readers from letting gr... More »

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A fable is a short story with a moral that has animals as the main characters. A parable is a short moral story without animals as characters. Fables and morals have been around for centuries, but modern moral stories, s... More »

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Some short stories that have good morals are "The Lion and the Mouse," "The Goose with the Golden Eggs," "The Cunning Fox and the Clever Stork" and "The Hare and the Tortoise." Many of Aesop's Fables also contain moral l... More »

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Scary stories for kids include "The Hook-Hand Killer," "The Choking Doberman" and "The Pink Jellybean." These classic stories offer mild scares appropriate for children and teens, featuring endings in which nothing espec... More »

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A good short story for kids includes many of the same elements found in stories for adults, such as characters, setting and plot. However, you should strive to keep your children's story simple and concrete so that young... More »

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Short and simple Bible stories for kids include Daniel and the lions, David and Goliath, and Samson's battles with the Philistines. Many characters, such as David and Samson, had lives that can be told as several short s... More »

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Some good bedtime stories to read to children include "How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?" and "Time For Bed" A few other choices include "Good Night, Gorilla," "Bedtime Bugs," "Goodnight Moon" and "Brown Bear, Brown Bear,... More »

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