Children's stories can always bring a smile to the face and familiar warmth to the soul -- and not just for children. Story-lovers of all ages can get lost in the adventures of their favorite storybook characters as they read these classic tales over and over again. From ancient myths such as "Demeter and Persephone" to well-known fairy tales such as "Rapunzel" and "The Little Mermaid," a children's story never fails to enrapture, enchant, and teach a life-long lesson.
The links in this article will take you to a land far, far away, once upon a time. Dance at the royal ball with Cinderella, climb up the beanstalk with Jack, explore exotic treasures with Ali Baba. Each story is complete with beautiful illustrations to help make your adventures vibrant and fun.
Follow the links below to find your favorite children's stories.
Read your children to sleep with classics that bring sweet dreams and smiles.
Get swept away to the fantastical world of fairy godmothers, frog princes, and fiery dragons.
Learn about love, courage, friendship, and other virtues in these children's moral stories.
Take a trip to the zoo and the farm and the jungle (oh my!) and meet up with fun, furry creatures.
Sharing stories with grandparents, brothers, sisters, and kids will always bring a family closer together.
Each of these folktales and songs pass along a piece of African-American history. Read and sing along.
Go to the next page for links to bedtime stories that will keep your children sleeping soundly.