Inspiring and engaging stories for kids, featuring ancient wisdom, timeless tales, and contemporary heroes.
The Beekeeper and the White Rabbit
A young beekeeper is surprised when a white rabbit with blue eyes comes to live with him. But this rabbit is not what she seems to be... and when a stranger comes looking for her, the beekeeper needs to learn how to protect her. This Halloween story from Scotland is retold by Elaine L. Lindy for Stories to Grow By, and is used on Elderberry Tales with permission.
My Mom, Detective: The Birthday Present, Part 3
In the conclusion of "The Birthday Present," Armando has one more vivid dream - and wakes up on the morning of his birthday. He is finally able to see for himself what Grandpa sent from Mexico!Story by William SterrImage by Gwendal Uguen
My Mom, Detective: The Birthday Present, Part 2
Armando's unusual dreams take him deep into the jungle, up a pyramid, and to a surprising meeting with an old friend.
This is part 2 of a 3 part story! Check back next week for part 2.
Story by William SterrImage by Gwendal Uguen
My Mom, Detective: The Birthday Present, Part 1
Grandpa Bill sends Armando a mysterious package for his 8th birthday - what secrets does the package hold? And what is it's power over Armando's dreams?This is part 1 of a 3 part story! Check back next week for part 2.
Image by Gwendal Uguen
The Bear Feast Story
Once upon a time in Alaska, there lived an old man who had lost his family and friends. He headed into the woods to give himself to the bears, only to find unexpected comfort. This is based on a Tlingit tale, told to John R. Swanson in 1904. This version was adapted by Elaine L. Lindy for the website Stories to Grow By, and used here with permission.
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay
The Great Fire
Long ago in Bolivia, two groups of people fought. Their conflict ended in a great fire that burned up the world. Only one couple escaped to begin a new life after the terrible fire.This story was adapted by Elaine L. Lindy for Stories to Grow By, and is used on Elderberry Tales with permission.
Image from Pixabay.