Short Stories



Short Stories

This page is dedicated to Short Stories and to those interested in reading light prose. Fewer and fewer people these days read stories. This is unfortunate. So only the lucky few will experience the joy that reading such fine work can give. The goal of this page is to give a nice cross section of this kind of stories in the hope that these stories will excite these people into rediscovering this excellent source of entertainment.

The short story is a literary genre. It is usually fictional, narrative prose and tends to be more concise and to the point than longer works of fiction. These stories have their origins in oral story-telling traditions and the prose anecdote, a swiftly-sketched situation that comes rapidly to its point. The history of this kind of stories dates back to the oral story-telling traditions. Modern trend in them emerged as their own genre in the early 19th century. They tend to be less complex than novels. Usually, a short story will focus on only one incident, has a single plot, a single setting, a limited number of characters and covers a short period of time.

It is our hope that our visitors, the schools and the teaching community and the parents would welcome this new page on Short Stories with enthusiasm.

We shall be grateful for constructive suggestions from all of you with a view to the improvement of this page.

In case, you know any short story which you want to be published in this page, you can send that story to us. Due acknowledgement will be given to the sender.

  • Aesop’s fables
  • African Folk Tales
  • Animal Stories
  • Arabian Nights Stories
  • Birbal Stories
  • Classics
  • Dhammapada Stories
  • Fables
  • Grandma Stories
  • Humorous Stories
  • Jataka Tales
  • Modern Stories
  • Moral Stories
  • Mulla Stories
  • Mythological Stories
  • Parables
  • Proverb Stories
  • Raman Stories
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Stories for Students
  • Stories from around the World
  • Witty Tales
  • Zen Tales

  • Other Stories:

    1. A Farmer and His Wife
    2. A Father learns A Lesson from His Son.
    3. A Good Boy
    4. A True Servant
    5. A Wise Deer and A Cowardly Tiger
    6. Advising A Fool
    7. Ali Baba and Forty Thieves
    8. Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves
    9. Ali Baba and 40 Thieves
    10. Ali Baba and The 40 Thieves
    11. Bad Temper
    12. Brother Gopal
    13. Canute and The Sea
    14. CASABIANCA
    15. Children are Wiser than Elders.
    16. Christmas Story
    17. Cow Story
    18. Crab Story
    19. DARA
    20. Eureka! Eureka!
    21. Fair Shares
    22. Foolish Imitation
    23. Good Company and Bad Company
    24. Hercules
    25. Lion Story
    26. Louis Pasteur
    27. Man Overboard
    28. Monkey Story
    29. Reward for Bravery
    30. Solomon and The Bees
    31. Tenali Rama and The Thieves
    32. The Ant and The Dove
    33. The Ant and The Grasshopper
    34. The Arrogant Swans
    35. The Bear and The Travelers
    36. The Bonded Donkey
    37. The Bone in Throat
    38. The Boy of The Farmer
    39. The Brahmin and His Enemies
    40. The Bundle of Sticks
    41. The Clever Bull
    42. The Clever Crow
    43. The Clever Fox
    44. The Cunning Bats
    45. The Curse of The Bullock
    46. The Dangerous Helper
    47. The Death of A Man Eater
    48. The Diamond Ring
    49. The Dog and The Shadow
    50. The Donkey and The Cotton
    51. The Donkey and The Dog
    52. The Donkey and The Horse
    53. The Donkey in Tiger-Skin Clothing
    54. The Farmer and The Golden Duck
    55. The Foolish Fish
    56. The Foolish Goats
    57. The Four Sons
    58. The Fox and The Stork
    59. The Fox and The Grapes
    60. The Fragrance
    61. The Golden Egg
    62. The Golden Swan
    63. The Goose That Laid Golden Eggs
    64. The Greedy Crane
    65. The Greedy Dog - 1
    66. The Greedy Dog - 2
    67. The Holy Snake
    68. The Hospitality of The Pigeon
    69. The Hunter and The Doves
    70. The Ignorant Man
    71. The Iron Box
    72. The Judge Monkey
    73. The Lamb and The Wolf
    74. The Lion and The Cows
    75. The Lion and The Mouse
    76. The Lion and The Pig
    77. The Magic Pot
    78. The Magic Shirt
    79. The Making of A Lion
    80. The Monkey and The Juggler
    81. The Naughty Lamb
    82. The Palace and The Hut
    83. The Perfect Palace
    84. The Pigeon and The Bad Crows
    85. The Prince and The Snake
    86. The Rightful Owner
    87. The Secret Princess
    88. The Selfish Crows
    89. The Stag and His Reflection
    90. The Story of The Prodigal Son
    91. The Strength of Gentleness
    92. The Strength of Ugliness
    93. The Stubborn Hunter
    94. The Three Questions
    95. The Tortoise and The Swans
    96. The Trees and The Lions
    97. The Ugly Tree
    98. The Ungrateful Lion
    99. The Vain Stag
    100. The Wise Son
    101. Three Simple Rules
    102. Tiger Story
    103. Two Headed Bird
    104. Two Poor Boys
    105. When Papa Scolded Me
    106. Yussouf


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