English Stories


Why the Sun and Moon live in the Sky

Why the Sun and Moon live in the Sky

Language: English/Mandarin  Origin: China

Many years ago, the sun and water were great friends, and they both lived on the earth together. The sun often used to visit the water, but the water never returned the visits. At last the sun asked the water why he never visited. The water replied that the sun’s house was not big enough, … Continue reading Why the Sun and Moon live in the Sky

Enjoy this story in: English Mandarin


The Three Fishes

The Three Fishes

Language: English/Hindi  

Once, three fishes lived in a pond. One evening, some fishermen passed by the pond and saw the fishes. ‘This pond is full of fish’, they told each other excitedly. ‘We have never fished here before. We must come back tomorrow morning with our nets and catch these fish!’

Enjoy this story in: English Hindi


What We Plant, We Will Eat

What We Plant, We Will Eat

Language: English/Korean  

A long time ago, two brothers lived with their father in a small house in Korea.  The younger brother worked hard and was kind to everyone but the older boy was arrogant and proud.  He scorned his younger brother and ignored his aging father. 

Enjoy this story in: English Korean


The Song of the Armadillo

The Song of the Armadillo

Language: English/Spanish  Origin: Spain

Once there was an armadillo who lived in the Bolivian rainforest.  He loved music more than anything else in the world and all he wanted to do was to be able to sing like many of the other animals could.

Enjoy this story in: English Spanish


The Monkey and the Crocodile

The Monkey and the Crocodile

Language: English/Hindi  Origin: India

Once upon a time a monkey lived in a tree by a river. The monkey was alone as he had no friends or family, but he was happy and content. The tree gave him plenty of sweet jamun fruit to eat, shade from the sun and shelter from the rain. One day a crocodile who was swimming up the river climbed on to the bank to rest under the monkey’s tree…

Enjoy this story in: English Hindi


Manav the Monkey makes a new friend

Manav the Monkey makes a new friend

Language: English/Tamil  Origin: India

“Come outside and play,” said Manish the monkey tugging on Manav’s tail. “It’s boring watching you on the internet all day long.”

Enjoy this story in: English Tamil


Bald Boy and the Squirrel

Bald Boy and the Squirrel

Language: English/Turkish  Origin: Turkey

One upon a time, in a small village in Turkey, there lived a mother and her loyal son. The son was known by all as Bald Boy because even though he was still quite young he had no hair on his head at all…

Enjoy this story in: English Turkish


Rara Jonggrang

Rara Jonggrang

Language: English/Javanese  Origin: Indonesia

Once upon a time, there were two big kingdoms in Java Island, Prambanan and Pengging…

Enjoy this story in: English Javanese


Best Friends Forever

Best Friends Forever

Language: English  Origin: United Kingdom

At the bottom of a garden, in a small Scottish town, there lived, side by side, two flowers…

Enjoy this story in: English


The Magic Mirror

The Magic Mirror

Language: English/Spanish  Origin: Spain

The King of Granada decided to marry. First, the news was told to his barber…

Enjoy this story in: English Spanish


Page 1 of 1412345...10...Last »