German Children's Stories

Well-known children's stories translated into German and spoken by a native German speaker. Great for kids... and adults too! Read along in German or English.

Henry Hühnchen

Henry Chicken (Chicken Little)

In our updated version of "Chicken Little", Henry Hühnchen reads a scary story on the internet. It says "THE SKY IS FALLING!" Fun facts: 1) This story is written in the present tense, 2) All the animal genders correspond with their German noun gender. Yay!

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Herr Vogel und Frau Wal

Mr Bird and Ms Whale

Once there was a bird named Mr Bird, and a whale named Ms Whale. And despite their tremendous physical differences, they fell in love. But then the weather turned cold... Warning: This story might make you cry!

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Die Drei Kleinen Schweinchen

The Three Little Pigs

A tale from the days when pigs built houses, wolves ate sandwiches, and farmers gave out free building materials. Discover why Wolfs-Po-Suppe needs to be on the menu at your next dinner party.

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Goldlöckchen und die Drei Bären

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Three bears with a poor grasp of home security, and one hungry girl with bad manners and a hankering for porridge. What could possibly go wrong?

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Little Red Riding Hood

The sequel to the Three Little Pigs, we discover der Große Böse Wolf hasn't learned his lesson at all. This whole mess would have been avoided if Little Red Riding Hood had taken the bus to grandma's house.

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If you enjoy these stories, there are more over at my other project, Go there for more cute German stories with audio (and usually video versions too!)