Category Archives: World Stories

World Stories Wednesday: Pandora’s Box

After a short break, KidsOut is happy to welcome you to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is Pandora’s Box. The Greek gods give a mysterious box to … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Pandora’s Box

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World Stories Wednesday: The Ant and the Elephant

After a short break, KidsOut is happy to welcome you to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is The Ant and the Elephant. This story follows an ant … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Ant and the Elephant

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World Stories Wednesday: Half a Year in Grã-Bretanha

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is Half a Year in Grã-Bretanha. This story follows Natalia, who feels homesick after travelling from Brazil to London with … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Half a Year in Grã-Bretanha

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World Stories Wednesday: Dick Whittington and his Cat

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is Dick Whittington and his Cat. This traditional tale of poor Dick Whittington and his feline friend follows Whittington’s unusual … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Dick Whittington and his Cat

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World Stories Wednesday: The Princess of Riddles

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is The Princess of Riddles. The extremely clever princess Maria agrees to marry the man who can present her with … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Princess of Riddles

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The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is the The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur. A deceitful teacher lies and promises a man named Aban he can … Continue reading The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur

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World Stories Wednesday: Home

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is the newly added Home. When a young girl named Myna is forced to move to a new country, she soon … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Home

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World Stories Wednesday: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is the classic Goldilocks and the Three Bears. When three bears leave their house to go for a walk in the … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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World Stories Wednesday: The Innocent Punishment

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is called The Innocent Punishment. The tale follows Birbal, the witty advisor to Akbar, the Emperor of India. When someone pulls … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Innocent Punishment

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World Stories Wednesday: The Beauty of Difference

Welcome to our first ever World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut will be showcasing one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. KidsOut launched World Stories in 2012 as a free, electronic library of short stories and tales from around the … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Beauty of Difference

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