Children Corner

Children’s Classics and Stories


Aesop, Fables (Adelaide)
George F. Townsend (312 stories/fables)
Joseph Jacobs (97 stories/fables)

Anonymous, The Arabian Nights (Project Gutenberg, SacredTexts)
• The Fisherman and the Genie (Gutenberg, Short Story,, Wollamshram)
• Aladdin and the Magic Lamp (Lit2Go, Short Story, Sacred Texts, Gutenberg)
• Alibaba and the Forty Thieves (Gutenberg, Wollamshram)
• The Enchanted Horse (Wollamshram)

Daniel Defoe, The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (Adelaide, Gutenberg, Etext)

Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels (Adelaide, Project Gutenberg, Literature Project)

Charles Perrault, The Tales of Mother Goose (Project Gutenberg, Adelaide)
• Little Red Riding-Hood (Adelaide, Folktexts, Project Gutenberg)
• Cinderella (Adelaide, Angelfire, Project Gutenberg)
• The Sleeping Beauty (Adelaide, Angelfire, Project Gutenberg)
• Blue Beard (Adelaide, Angelfire, Project Gutenberg)
• Puss in Boots (Adelaide, Angelfire, Folktexts)
• Little Thumb (Adelaide, Angelfire, Folktexts, Gutenberg)

Johann David Wyss, The Swiss Family Robinson (Project Gutenberg, LibriVox [soundfiles])

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, The Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales (Project Gutenberg, Hunt Translations, Folktexts, Bartleby)
• Rapunzel (Bartleby, Gutenberg)
• Little Snow White (Bartleby)
• Cinderella (Bartleby)
• Hansel and Gretel (Bartleby, Gutenberg)
• Tom Thumb (Gutenberg)

Hans Christian Andersen, Fairy Tales (Project Gutenberg)
• The Little Mermaid (Gilead, Literature Network, Gutenberg)
• The Snow Queen (Andersen Center, Literature Network, Gilead, Gutenberg)
• The Ugly Duckling (Andersen Center, Gilead, Gutenberg)
• The Emperor’s New Cloth (Andersen Center, Literature Network, Gilead, Gutenberg)
• The Nightingale (ChildhoodReading, Andersen Center, Gilead, Gutenberg)
• The Little Match Girl (LitNetwork, Gutenberg)

Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth (Adelaide, SacredTexts)
Jules Verne, Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea (Adelaide, Gutenberg, Etext)

Lewis Carroll,  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Adelaide, Gutenberg)
Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass (Adelaide, Etext, Gutenberg)

Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Adelaide, Etext, Gutenberg)
Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Adelaide, Etext, Gutenberg)

Carlo Collodi, The Adventures of Pinocchio (Gutenberg)

Howard Pyle, The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood (Adelaide)
Howard Pyle, King Arthur and His Knights (CelticTwilight)
Sir James Knowles’s version, 1862 (Project Gutenberg)

Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island (Adelaide)

Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and other Stories (Adelaide, Project Gutenberg)
The Happy Prince (Adelaide)
The Nightingale and the Rose (Adelaide)
The Selfish Giant (Adelaide)
The Devoted Friend (Adelaide)
The Remarkable Rocket (Adelaide)

Andrew Lang, The Brown Fairy Book, 1889 (Adelaide)
Andrew Lang, The Red Fairy Book, 1890 (Adelaide)
Andrew Lang, The Green Fairy Book, 1892 (Adelaide)
Andrew Lang, The Yellow Fairy Book, 1894 (Adelaide)
Andrew Lang, The Pink Fairy Book, 1897 (Adelaide)
Andrew Lang, The Grey Fairy Book, 1900 (Adelaide)
Andrew Lang, The Violet Fairy Book, 1901 (Adelaide)
Andrew Lang, The Crimson Fairy Book, 1903 (Adelaide)
Andrew Lang, The Blue Fairy Book, 1904 (Adelaide)
Andrew Lang, The Orange Fairy Book, 1906 (Adelaide)
Andrew Lang, The Olive Fairy Book, 1907 (Adelaide)
Andrew Lang, The Lilac Fairy Book, 1910 (Adelaide)

Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book (Adelaide, Project Gutenberg, Literature Project)
Rudyard Kipling, The Second Jungle Book (Adelaide, Project Gutenberg)
Rudyard Kipling, Just So Stories (Adelaide, Project Gutenberg, TECFA)

L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Project Gutenberg,

Beatrix Potter, The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Project Gutenberg, CyberCrayon)

J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan and Wendy (Adelaide, Lit2Go, Project Gutenberg)

Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes (complete canon)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1892 (Lit2Go)
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, 1894 (Lit2Go)
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, 1905 (Lit2Go)
His Last Bow: A Reminiscence of Sherlock Holmes, 1917 (Lit2Go)

A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh (MILN)
A. A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner

Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House on the Prairie (Gutenberg)

T. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit (or There and Back Again) (NY Times, Aerius)

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince (Odaha, SRogers)

C. S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia

E. B. White, Charlotte’s Web

Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat

Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are

Marylynne Robinson, Gilead (2004)

Yan Martel, Life of Pi (2005)

Alice Munro, Dear Life (2012)



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