Children Stories

TaleTown multimedia children’s literature by Rajeev Wadhwa, English short stories & tales for children, kids, youngsters, teens, teenagers, young adults, family

  • CuminIsha teaches Hosh about Jira - Master Spice Cumin, the magical spice & natural remedy with many health benefits.

    Learning how to cook well & cheaply is easy.

  • Author Unknown Trust is like a piece of paper. Once it's crumpled, it can't be perfect againA King invited a famous visiting astrologer to study his horoscope and tell him about his future.

    The astrologer was quite learned.

    He studied it thoroughly and did his calculations well. Finally, he gave his verdict.

  • Lion and the MouseInsightful story: Lion And The Mouse

    The Aesop fable showed that mercy pays back.

    But should kindness be only an investment for future returns?

  • Super_Bowl_Infographic_01-31-12Story on Cooking Tips: Marinating Meats Safely

    Marinates are consistently flavored, taste juicier & tenderer.

    But need the right balance of acid, oil & spice!

  • Colorful parrotRosh’s face darkened at this barrage of profanity spewing out of his child’s mouth. Not caring to investigate the incident any further and uncaring about who was at fault, his temper flared.

    “Shut your mouth”, he rebuked viciously, “It is like a sewer, with only dirt flowing through.”

  • Caught up in a cornerThe missing God meant BIG trouble for him, little Josh thought, given his mischief-making track record.

    Funny story with a retold joke on how kids think...

  • Steve "Moses "Jobs Delivers TabletJosh tells Isha how Moses saves the Israelites, using engineers to build a bridge at Red Sea & later destroys the bridge.

    Retold funny joke on Biblical story...

  • LionnessInsightful story: Mouse Marries A Lioness

    Interesting Abstemius sequel to Aesop’s Lion and Mouse fable.

    Marriage & alliances between unequal parties don’t last.

  • Lonely donkey“When you stop crying and start doing, the world notices it too. Even enemies begin to respect you. Then help arrives. Your luck turns.”

    “When the mule had stopped braying, the villagers noticed the sudden silence. One peeked in to see if the donkey was dead.”

  • Archer silouetteHe plucked an arrow from the quiver, placed it on the bow, and pulled the string.

    "What do you see when you aim?" Dron asked him when he was ready to release his arrow.

  • I am Free"If she picks the black pebble, she would marry me and your debt would be forgiven."

    "If she picks the white one, she need not marry me but your debt would still be forgiven.”

  • Raise the dead !The formula for raising the dead, Mrit Sanjivni Mantra, was known to Shukracharya, guru of the Asuras.

    Hindu mythology story of Kach’s resurrections for Devyani

  • May 14th 2008 - I Am Jack's Smirking RevengeRevenge isn't best served cold.

    It is best not served at all, Hosh realizes. A lot could have gone wrong...

    An eye for an eye only makes the whole world blind!

  • Father talking to son at the Vigeland Statue ParkKids Story: Revenge Best Served Cold

    Hosh meticulously plans his revenge, his tiny brain scheming even as he sleeps.

    Once he decides what to do, it was easy...

  • The Crow and the Pitcher"Interestingly again, this wasn’t a one-off bird showing greater intelligence."

    "More than half the birds tested were able to use these three tools in the correct sequence to get to their food..."

  • DON'T TOUCHThe Chapel Service takes its toll on little Josh's mind, when he attends one at Hosh's Boarding School one weekend.

    Funny story with retold Christian jokes...

  • When is our Ordeal going to be Over? (the Surreal Swallows Series Continued)"Don't start chirping," offered Josh, "until you're completely out of shit. Singing Hallelujahs can be dangerous in the wrong places and at the wrong times."

    "And... not everyone who shits on you is your enemy."

  • DiamondCrime Thriller: The Diamond Heist 1

    The diamond ‘Noor’ is stolen despite elite protection & sophisticated safeguards.

    Can South African SCB solve the crime?

  • 45/52 : Catch the speedCrime Thriller: The Diamond Heist 2

    The plot thickens when Patel is found alive in the Castle wreckage, treated & interrogated.

    The diamond was stolen by …

  • Shine On You Crazy DiamondCrime Thriller: The Diamond Heist 3

    Guardians of diamond Noor are murdered one-by-one when they uncover truth.

    They must die, as only the dead can keep secrets.