The Children's Literature Web Guide

Online Children's Stories

There are a lot of stories available on the Internet to read or download. Some of them are from well-known books, others can be found only online.
Story Collections
Here you will find Web sites that have a variety of stories available: some folktales, some contemporary stories, maybe some poetry and non-fiction as well.

Folklore, Myth and Legend
This page includes links to many sources of folklore, as well as to information about folklore.

Songs and Poetry
Everything from nursery rhymes to classic poems.

Classics for Young People
Look here for access to some of the major children's books of the past, now out-of copyright, and available in full-text on the Internet.

Contemporary Writing for Children and Young Adults
Some of these stories are taken from books by well-known authors such as Dr. Seuss and Ludwig Bemelmans; others are published only online, by newcomers to children's books.

Readers' Theatre

Writings by Children

Christmas Stories
My compilation of links to Christmas stories.

Tuesday, February 18, 1997
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