kinder short stories
As an adult, we might not notice the learning element in these funny stories, but children often connect well with the images, characters, and anecdotes. Here are some funny stories –
When children watch a funny movie clip or cartoon, they never tend to recall the underlying story behind the clip. They take the amusing anecdote for granted, laugh and move on. But in the case of a story, the valuable lessons hidden inside these funny books are hard to miss.
Perfect for: Kids who like science and nature.
Perfect for: Kids who like humor stories.
A long, long time ago, in a country of clouds and legends, lived a king named Uther. When the throne…
Once upon a time there was an atom. And once upon a time there was an evil general with a…
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Free Stories and eBooks for the Beginning Reader
Pig is friends with a Gorilla who loves vanilla! Learn to read the letter ‘i’ with this free phonics early reader!
A story about a friendship between a fire-fighter and his dog during the Australian bushfires.
Find Grumpy Bird at your local library.
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Several stories involve children learning the truth behind their parents’ imploded marriages. “A Special Weekend,” a touching account of a 10-year-old’s eye-opening visit home to the mother he hasn’t lived with for half his life, reads like YA fiction in its simplicity. Among a group of sympathetic tales about newly single women, “These Are the Meditations of My Heart” concerns a young woman who finds post-breakup consolation after being matched with just the right Swiss Hermes typewriter.
Hardcover, 416 pages |
Karin Hohlweg, a teacher of the deaf in Halberstadt, has created a content-rich website with tons of easy German short stories in a wide range of categories. You’ll find stories about animals, seasons, quizzes, fables and classic ballads
The stories cost a few euros each, but they also provide a free sample which showcases the barrier-free layout and fitting illustrations. While originally designed for people with handicap, I think these short can be an excellent way for beginner German learners to start reading.
See our sister site devoted entirely to phonics. All free! A beginning phonics program with over 100 pages, 400 cartoons and click-and-hear words, plus audio narration.
The Journey of the Noble Gnarble – by Daniel Errico – Illustrated by Christian Colabelli – Deep below the ocean waves a gnarble fish dreams of seeing the sun and sky. Also available at Amazon in hardcover and Kindle editions.