Sophia, The Dog

If you are looking for some bed stories for kids, then you are in the right place! This is one of the most amazing small stories for kids to read. See how Betty fell in love with Sophia, the dog. Here you go! THE BEGINNING

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The Orange Boys in Shakespeare Garden

This is one of the best 10 minute bedtime stories for children.Once upon a time , there were five orange boys and their names were Molan, Konan, Bolan, Gonan and Shonan. They lived with their classical music boxes,and their kind rabbits in the  Shakespeare garden

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The Monkey and The Cap Seller – Short Stories for Kids

The Monkey and The Cap Seller – Short Stories for Kids

Once there was a cap-seller who sold beautiful caps. One hot day the cap-seller was going to sell his caps in a village market. He has to cross the forest to reach the village. 

He was carrying a basket full of red caps on his head and going through a forest. As it was a hot day, he got tired in the heat of the sun and thought of taking rest for a while. 

So, he kept his basket on the ground and slept under the tree for some time. 

The Monkey and The Cap Seller – Easy Short Stories for Kids 

There were many monkeys on that tree. 

The monkeys came down one by one, took all the caps from the cap seller’s basket and then climbed on the tree. 

Suddenly when the cap seller woke up, he was shocked to see his basket empty. He searched for his caps everywhere. But, to his surprise, he saw the monkeys on the tree were wearing them. 

The cap seller got very angry and sad. He had no idea how to get his caps back. When the cap seller made an angry face, to his surprise the monkeys also made the angry face. He laughed at them, the monkeys also laughed. 

He realized that the monkey was imitating him. So, he thought an idea, the cap-seller took the cap and threw it on the ground.

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Seeing him the monkeys did the same with their caps.  

The cap seller collected all the caps thrown by the monkey and put them back into his basket.

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He went on his way back to the village happily.

Moral Of the Story:  Wisdom Helps During Difficult Times. 
                                           For Every Problem, There Will Be A Solution.
Wisdom is the right use of Knowledge. – Charles Spurgeon 
Every Problem has a Solution. You Just have to be Creative Enough to Find it. – Travis Kalanick.
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The Miller, His Son, and Their Donkey – Short stories for Kids

The Miller, His Son, and Their Donkey – Short stories for Kids

A long time ago, an old Miller and his Son had an Ass who was quite old and could not work anymore. They decided to take the Ass to the village fair and sell him. 

The next day, they took the Ass and started walking towards the fair. As they were walking someone from the village laughed loudly at them saying,”Look at them. They have an Ass and still, they are walking. What is the use of such an Ass?”. On hearing this, the Miller asked his Son to sit on the Ass and started walking himself. 

The Miller, His Son, and Their Donkey – Easy Short Stories for Kids 

They had gone a little further along the road,  they heard three merchants whispering, “oh see! The Son is cruel. He is comfortably riding the Ass while his old father Walks this long distance. He should be ashamed of himself.” The Son felt guilty. He got down from the Ass and asked his father to sit instead, just to please the merchants. 

Further along the way, they met some women carrying market baskets. They asked the miller,”why are you riding the ass while your son walk? The ass looks strong enough. Why don’t you both sit on the ass?”. The miller took their suggestion and both the miller and the son started riding the ass.

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Sometimes later, a group of people on the road remarked, “Look at the poor ass! So much burden on his shoulder”. The miller and son felt sad for the ass. They tied the ass’ s legs to a pole and carried him. 

When they reached the market everyone in the village burst into laughter at this site. Even the ass was embarrassed.

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He began to Kick, he tried to pull away to free himself from the rope.  Just as they were crossing a bridge, he moved side to side and accidentally fell into the river. 

By trying to please everybody, he had pleased nobody and lost his ass forever.

Moral Of the Story:  Please All And You will Please None.
If you try to please everybody, you will please nobody. 
I can’t tell you the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. – Ed Sheeran
If your busy pleasing everyone, you are not being true to yourself. – Jocelyn Murray
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The Lazy Donkey – Moral Short Stories for Kids

The Lazy Donkey – Moral Short Stories for Kids


A salt merchant lived in a small village. Every day, he walked to the city to buy salt. His donkey accompanied him. 

The merchant loaded the bags of salt on the donkey, and they walked back to the village along the river. 

But the donkey did not like to carry so many bags on his back as he was lazy. The donkey always looked for ways to get rid of work. One day, the salt merchant loaded the donkey with two bags of salt, and they started walking back to the village. On the way, the donkey accidentally slipped into the river. 

The salt dissolved in the water and when the donkey was pulled out of the river, he felt lighter. 

The salt merchant had to go back to the city to buy more salt. The donkey thought of this is a good idea to get rid of the load. The next day, the donkey intentionally slips into the river. When he was pulled out, he felt lighter. The salt merchant understood the donkey trick. He knew that donkey was falling in the river on purpose. 

So, one day the salt merchant filled the bag with cotton instead of salt. 

The donkey felt that the bags were much lighter than previous days, but donkey wished to reduce the weight even more. So the donkey again fell into the river. 

But when he was pulled out, the load on his back felt much heavier. As the bag contained cotton, when it fell into the water along with the donkey, the cotton observed water and the bag become heavier. 

The donkey had to pick up the heavier load. 

It realized his mistake and understood that the same measures will not suit all circumstances. He had learned his lesson. 

Moral Of the Story:  You can befool a person a few times but not always.

Those who are too clever sometimes overreach themselves and get trapped at their own risk.
Laziness is Sickness to Success – Jonathan Celestin.

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The Fox and The Crow – Short Stories for Kids

The Fox and The Crow – Short Stories for Kids
Once upon a time in a forest, there lived a cunning fox and a foolish crow. 
One day, the crow found a big piece of Cheese and sat on the branch of the tree. Fox saw a Crow sitting on the branch of the tree with a big piece of cheese in his mouth. 
The Fox and The Crow – Easy Short Stories for Kids 
The fox said to himself, “The cheese looks delicious and I am very hungry, Let me take it from the Crow”. He went to the Crow and said ” Good morning. You have a lovely piece of cheese with you. Can I please have a bit too?”. But the Crow refused. The Fox begged to the Crow but the Crow wouldn’t listen. He just sat quietly and eating his piece of cheese. But the Fox didn’t give up. 

The Fox returned to the tree and said to the Crow,” Are you the same handsome Crow that everyone in the forest has been talking about? You look beautiful. You also have lovely black feathers and a sharp beak. You have a beautiful voice too. Everyone in the forest is praising your voice. Can you sing a sweet song for me?”. The fox saw the crow swelling with pride. The Crow was thrilled to hear the everyone in the forest was talking about him and praising him. He suddenly forgot all about the cheese and began to sing. 

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As the crow began to sing, the piece of cheese fell down from the tree and the fox caught it. 
The foolish Crow lost his cheese and sat crying on the tree alone. 
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The fox ran away with the cheese. 

Moral Of the Story:  Beware Of Flatterer.
Beware of Flatterer: He feeds you with an empty spoon.- Casino DeGregrio.
Avoid Flatterers, for they are thieves in disguise. – William Penn.

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