Online Stories for Free

The Learn English Online Network is a network of web sites dedicated to helping ESL and EFL learners and teachers.

Each book, story or poem featured here is, to the best of my knowledge, out of copyright and free to read online.

All the books, poems and stories on these pages feature a Dictionary look-up facility. Make sure your system is set to allow pop-ups and then double click on a word to see its definition - try it now.

English Stories

By Aesop

By Hans Christian Andersen

By Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev

By The Brothers Grimm

By Rudyard Kipling

By George Orwell

By Beatrix Potter

By Oscar Wilde

By Various Authors

By Various Authors

By Various Authors


Don't forget you can discuss the stories with me on the forum.

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