Animal Stories - Bedtime Stories Online

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This is a collection of tales from the Greek story teller, Aesop. Aesop was a slave in ancient Greece. He was a keen observer of both animals and people. Most of the characters in his stories are animals, some of which take on human characteristic and are personified in ways of speech and emotions. However, the majority of his character retain their animalistic qualities; tortoise are slow, hares are quick, tigers eat bird, etc. Aesop uses these qualities and natural tendencies of animals to focus on human traits and wisdom. Each fable has an accompanying moral to be learned from the tale.

This is a collection of tales from the Greek story teller, Aesop. Aesop was a slave in ancient Greece. He was a keen observer of both animals and people. Most of the characters in his stories are animals, some of which take on human characteristic and are personified in ways of speech and emotions. However, the majority of his character retain their animalistic qualities; tortoise are slow, hares are quick, tigers eat bird, etc. Aesop uses these qualities and natural tendencies of animals to focus on human traits and wisdom. Each fable has an accompanying moral to be learned from the tale.

Kids are probably fascinated by watching animals talk, which is perhaps why several children’s books, television shows, and movies have beasts as protagonists. Several authors write intriguing animal stories for kids such as Aesop’s Fables, The Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl, The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling and the Panchatantra that have animals talking or behaving like humans.

Storytelling can be used to teach children about different aspects of life. While some messages are simple and straight, others are intense and cannot be delivered directly. Science has proved that using animals enables writers to tell a powerful story while maintaining the emotional distance   (1) .

MomJunction brings to you a list of 25 short stories about animals that children would love to hear. What’s best, these stories about animals come with a moral lesson too!

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This is a collection of tales from the Greek story teller, Aesop. Aesop was a slave in ancient Greece. He was a keen observer of both animals and people. Most of the characters in his stories are animals, some of which take on human characteristic and are personified in ways of speech and emotions. However, the majority of his character retain their animalistic qualities; tortoise are slow, hares are quick, tigers eat bird, etc. Aesop uses these qualities and natural tendencies of animals to focus on human traits and wisdom. Each fable has an accompanying moral to be learned from the tale.

Kids are probably fascinated by watching animals talk, which is perhaps why several children’s books, television shows, and movies have beasts as protagonists. Several authors write intriguing animal stories for kids such as Aesop’s Fables, The Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl, The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling and the Panchatantra that have animals talking or behaving like humans.

Storytelling can be used to teach children about different aspects of life. While some messages are simple and straight, others are intense and cannot be delivered directly. Science has proved that using animals enables writers to tell a powerful story while maintaining the emotional distance   (1) .

MomJunction brings to you a list of 25 short stories about animals that children would love to hear. What’s best, these stories about animals come with a moral lesson too!



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Classic Animal Stories book for children – Miles Kelly

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