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. 100 Percent Love
    2. A Farmer and His Wife
    3. A Father learns A Lesson from His Son.
    4. A Good Boy
    5. A True Servant
    6. A Wise Deer and A Cowardly Tiger
    7. Advising A Fool
    8. Ali Baba and Forty Thieves
    9. Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves
    10. Ali Baba and 40 Thieves
    11. Ali Baba and The 40 Thieves
    12. An Old Man and A Phone
    13. Bad Temper
    14. Brother Gopal
    15. Canute and The Sea
    16. CASABIANCA
    17. Children are Wiser than Elders.
    18. Christmas Story
    19. Cow Story
    20. Crab Story
    21. DARA
    22. Different Cultures
    23. Do not Give Up
    24. Eureka! Eureka!
    25. Fair Shares
    26. Foolish Imitation
    27. Good Company and Bad Company
    28. Her Dream Bicycle
    29. Hercules
    30. Humanity
    31. Lion Story
    32. Louis Pasteur
    33. Man Overboard
    34. Monkey Story
    35. Owning Mistakes
    36. Positive Thinking
    37. Ribbit The Rabbit
    38. Reward for Bravery
    39. Scarlo and Vacation
    40. Solomon and The Bees
    41. Swanky Donkey
    42. Tenali Rama and The Thieves
    43. The Ant and The Dove
    44. The Ant and The Grasshopper
    45. The Arrogant Swans
    46. The Bamboo and The Fern
    47. The Bear and The Travelers
    48. The Bold Approach
    49. The Bonded Donkey
    50. The Bone in Throat
    51. The Boy of The Farmer
    52. The Brahmin and His Enemies
    53. The Bundle of Sticks
    54. The Clever Bull
    55. The Clever Crow
    56. The Clever Fox
    57. The Cunning Bats
    58. The Curse of The Bullock
    59. The Dancing Beauty
    60. The Dangerous Helper
    61. The Death of A Man Eater
    62. The Diamond Ring
    63. The Dog and The Shadow
    64. The Donkey and The Cotton
    65. The Donkey and The Dog
    66. The Donkey and The Horse
    67. The Donkey in Tiger-Skin Clothing
    68. The Farmer and The Golden Duck
    69. The Foolish Fish
    70. The Foolish Goats
    71. The Four Sons
    72. The Fox and The Stork
    73. The Fox and The Grapes
    74. The Fragrance
    75. The Golden Egg
    76. The Golden Swan
    77. The Goose That Laid Golden Eggs
    78. The Greedy Crane
    79. The Greedy Dog - 1
    80. The Greedy Dog - 2
    81. The Holy Snake
    82. The Hospitality of The Pigeon
    83. The Hunter and The Doves
    84. The Ignorant Man
    85. The Iron Box
    86. The Judge Monkey
    87. The Lamb and The Wolf
    88. The Lion and The Cows
    89. The Lion and The Mouse
    90. The Lion and The Pig
    91. The Magic Pot
    92. The Magic Shirt
    93. The Making of A Lion
    94. The Monkey and The Juggler
    95. The Naughty Lamb
    96. The Palace and The Hut
    97. The Perfect Palace
    98. The Pigeon and The Bad Crows
    99. The Prince and The Snake
    100. The Rightful Owner
    101. The Secret Princess
    102. The Selfish Crows
    103. The Stag and His Reflection
    104. The Story of The Prodigal Son
    105. The Strength of Gentleness
    106. The Strength of Ugliness
    107. The Stubborn Hunter
    108. The Super Cat Rampaw
    109. The Three Questions
    110. The Tortoise and The Swans
    111. The Trees and The Lions
    112. The Ugly Tree
    113. The Ungrateful Lion
    114. The Vain Stag
    115. The Wise Son
    116. Three Simple Rules
    117. Tiger Story
    118. Tippy and Kitty
    119. Two Headed Bird
    120. Two Poor Boys
    121. When Papa Scolded Me
    122. Why the sky is far away….
    123. Yussouf


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