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5 Most Popular Short Stories For Kids Ever Written

Short Stories For Kids

Reading to your child before bed not only increases your bond and prepares them for sleep, it also boosts their brain development. Of course, what you read to them is important, so we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 most popular short stories for kids ever written.


5 Most Popular Short Stories For Kids

1. Little House Nine – Laura Ingalls Wilder

Short Stories For Kids

When Laura Ingalls Wilder first wrote of her experiences growing up in the 1800s, no one could have predicted the impact her stories would have on generations of children to come! The sense of family is amazing, particularly as Laura becomes old enough to live away from home and realize just how wonderful her family is.

2. The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh – A. A. Milne

Short Stories For Kids

These books have stood the test of time for all ages of readers. Indulge yourself and the children in your life – you won’t regret it.

3. Dog Heaven –  Cynthia Rylant

Short Stories For Kids

“When dogs go to heaven, they don’t need wings because God knows that dogs love running best.” From that simple beginning, this book paints a picture of a place filled with canine joys. There are good-natured geese to bark at, angel children to play with, and dog biscuits to munch. Even strays have wonderful homes and lots of love in dog heaven.

4. The 20th-Century Children’s Book Treasury: Picture Books and Stories to Read Aloud –  Janet Schulman

Short Stories For Kids

If you’re only going to buy one childrens short story book, make it this one. This Treasury includes all the great authors and stories. Madeline, Dr. Seuss, Babar, Curious George, Where the Wild Things Are, The Berenstain Bears, Amelia Bedelia, Stellaluna, Pooh, etc.

5. Disney Bedtime Favorites – Annie Auerbach

Short Stories For Kids

Perfect for bedtime, this second edition has 19 short stories for kids to choose from.