Stories About Wolves

Stories About Wolves

Welcome to the Top 24 Stories About Wolves, a magical collection curated especially for kids and children all around the world! These fantastic bedtime tales will be perfect for young readers and listeners to enjoy online or as a free pdf download, easily printable in just minutes. Our enchanting stories, filled with vivid illustrations, are designed for learning and educational purposes, capturing the imaginations of toddlers, early years, preschool, and kindergarten kids, along with elementary students.

Each short story boasts captivating visuals and is easy to read, with the best collection of fun and engaging tales that cater to both girls and boys. Discover famous, classic fairy tales that have been passed down through generations, as well as fascinating new stories perfect for storytime, read aloud sessions, or sharing at night time. Our collection comes complete with audio accompaniment that brings these wondrous stories to life in the English language.

Wolves have always been a significant part of folklore across cultures, often symbolizing strength, wisdom, and ferocity. These 24 amazing stories about wolves, including longer, engrossing tales and shorter, charming fables, present powerful moral lessons that will linger in their minds, shaping their thoughts and values. Reading these captivating wolf stories to little ones will not only help them fall asleep during those peaceful night-time hours but also sharpen their imaginative and cognitive skills, harnessing their curiosity both during their early years and beyond.

Dive into this delightful world of wolf-based tales, creating unforgettable memories for your children as they embark on these thrilling adventures, embracing the magic and mystery of these fascinating creatures through vivid storytelling. Enjoy these splendid stories, inspire creative minds, and share the joy of literature with a younger generation

Top 24 Stories About Wolves for kids to read online:

  1. Little Red Riding Hood: The story is about Little Red Riding Hood, who is sent by her mother to give her sick grandmother wine and biscuits. Along the way, she meets a wolf who tricks her and eats both her and her grandmother. Luckily, a hunter saves them by cutting the wolf’s belly open and filling it with stones, so he cannot run away. In the end, Little Red Riding Hood learns to always stay on the path and listen to her mother. The story also includes a downloadable PDF of the book.
  2. The Wolf and the Kid: The story is about a young Kid who is left behind and encounters a Wolf. The Kid buys some time by asking the Wolf to play music so that it can dance before being eaten. Meanwhile, the dogs hear the music and race back to rescue the Kid and attack the Wolf. The story ends with the Wolf regretting his decision to turn piper. An ebook version of the story is available for download.
  3. The Shepherd Boy And The Wolf: The story is about a shepherd boy who played a trick on his village by shouting “Wolf! Wolf!” even though there was no wolf, just for fun. When a wolf eventually came and attacked his flock, he called for help, but the villagers didn’t believe him and didn’t come to his aid. Ultimately, the wolf killed many of his sheep and slipped away, leaving the boy to regret his past behaviour. An ebook of the story is available for download.
  4. The Kid And The Wolf: In the story, a kid is left on a roof by a herdsman and begins taunting a wolf from his safe perch. The wolf calmly responds to the kid’s taunts, indicating that it is the roof talking and not the kid himself. The story ends with a download link to an ebook version of the story.
  5. The Wolf And The Crane: A greedy wolf gets a bone stuck in his throat and seeks help from a crane, promising a reward. The crane, uneasy about putting her head in the wolf’s throat, agrees and successfully removes the bone. However, the wolf refuses to give the crane a reward, claiming that letting her take her head out of his mouth without snapping it off was enough. A downloadable PDF of the story is available.
  6. The Wolf And The Lamb: A wolf hunts a lamb at a stream and tries to find an excuse to take its life. He accuses the lamb of muddying the water and telling lies about him but the lamb, who is downstream, denies it all. The wolf ends up carrying off the lamb to the forest for breakfast. An ebook download link is also provided.
  7. The Wolf And The Sheep: In this story, a hungry and injured wolf asks a passing sheep for help and a drink of water. The sheep refuses, suspecting that the wolf wants to eat her as “solid food.” The story serves as a cautionary tale about trusting those who may have ulterior motives. Readers can download an ebook version of the story.
  8. The Wolf And The Lion: In this story, a wolf steals a lamb with the intention of eating it but is confronted by a lion who takes the lamb away. The wolf complains that the lion has no right to take his property, but the lion questions how he acquired it in the first place. The story ends without the wolf getting his meal and readers can download an ebook version of the story.
  9. The Wolf And The Goat: A hungry wolf tries to lure a goat down from a steep cliff, using flattery and false concern for her safety. However, the wise goat sees through the wolf’s ruse, understanding that he only wants to eat her. In the end, the goat stays safely on the cliff while the wolf goes hungry. The story is available to download as an ebook.
  10. The Wolf And The Lean Dog: The story is about a wolf who meets a very skinny dog and plans to eat him, but the dog convinces the wolf to wait until after his master’s daughter’s wedding feast when the dog will be fat and delicious. The wolf agrees and leaves. Later, the wolf returns to eat the dog, but the dog tricks the wolf into waiting for him to come out of the house, knowing that a larger dog will protect him. The wolf quickly leaves, realizing he’s been fooled.
  11. The Wolf And His Shadow: A wolf boasts about his size and ability, but as he runs, he sees a larger shadow and is immediately struck down by a lion. The story teaches a valuable lesson about the dangers of overestimating oneself. An ebook version of the story is available for download.
  12. The Wolf and the Donkey: In the story, an Ass outsmarts a Wolf that plans to eat him. The Ass pretends to be lame and asks the Wolf to remove a thorn from his foot. While the Wolf is examining the Ass’s foot, the Ass kicks him and runs away. The moral of the story is to beware of those who disguise their true intentions and to use your wits to protect yourself.
  13. The Wolf And The Shepherd: The story is about a shepherd who is anxious about a wolf attacking his flock. However, the wolf does not do any harm, and instead, it seems to help the shepherd take care of the sheep. The shepherd becomes so used to the wolf’s presence that he leaves his flock in the wolf’s care while he goes on an errand. When he returns, he finds that many of his flock have been killed and carried off by the wolf. The story highlights the importance of not trusting someone who has a history of being deceitful.
  14. The Wolf, The Kid, And The Goat: In this story, Mother Goat goes to the market leaving behind her one little kid, reminding him only to let someone in if they say the password “Down with the Wolf and all his race”. A wolf overhears this and tries to enter the house by saying the password, but the clever kid asks for proof of identity. As the wolf can’t show a white paw, the kid does not let him in and the wolf leaves empty-handed, proving that it’s always better to be safe than sorry.
  15. The forest friends and the January thaw: Four dear friends – Finn the Fox, Will the Wolf, Barbie the Butterfly, and Matilda the Mouse, eagerly anticipate the winter ending and spring arriving. They spend the day exploring the forest, enjoying the signs of spring, and having fun by throwing snowballs at each other and sledding. They gather around a campfire, enjoying each other’s company, and tell stories of their adventures throughout the winter. They drift off to sleep, grateful for their strong bond of friendship. An ebook (PDF) to read offline or print is available for download.
  16. The cave of the beasts: A family with seven daughters came across seven wild duck eggs, which the father intended to eat with his wife. However, the daughters secretly ate them. The father plotted to abandon his children in the mountains, but the two youngest daughters followed him anyway. They sought refuge in a cave filled with precious stones and jewels belonging to a wolf and a fox. They slept there for the night only to discover the owners’ return in the morning and cunningly trapped them in kettles by igniting a fire. The older daughters’ father regretted abandoning them and went searching, eventually discovering his daughters and their newfound wealth. They lived happily ever after.
  17. The Three Princes and Their Animals: In this story, three princes receive loyal animal companions after sparing the lives of a wolf, a lioness, a fox, a hare, a wild boar, and a bear. They each mark a tree at a crossroads with their arrows and go their separate ways, with their sister accompanying the eldest. The eldest brother saves a castle from robbers with his animals, but his sister is tricked by a thief who turns them to stone. The younger brothers rescue their siblings and animals, and they later save a princess from a nine-headed dragon. The youngest brother is the only one to return home and discover his brothers’ fate but eventually rescues them with the help of his animals.  They finally bring peace and happiness to the kingdom.
  18. The Three Little Pigs and the Wolf: In this story, an old mother pig sends her three piglets out to seek their fortune. Two of them build houses made of straw and sticks respectively, which are blown away by a hungry wolf. The third pig builds a sturdy house made of bricks that the wolf cannot blow down. The wolf then tries to trick the third pig into coming out, but the clever pig outsmarts him each time. Ultimately, the pig catches the wolf by surprise and boils him in a kettle, then eats him for dinner.
  19. The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats: In this story, a mother goat warns her seven kids about the dangers of a wolf who disguises himself to trick them into opening the door. The kids learn to recognize the wolf’s rough voice and black paws, but when he disguises himself with sweet licorice and white flour, they let him in. The wolf devours six of the kids but the seventh is saved when the mother goat cuts open the wolf’s belly and removes them unharmed. The wolf later falls into a well and dies, and the seven little goats live happily ever after. A downloadable PDF version of the story is available.
  20. The Hungry Wolf: In this story, a hungry wolf encounters several animals he plans to eat. However, each animal tricks the wolf and manages to escape unharmed. In the end, the wolf is teased by some dogs and forced to retreat into the forest empty-handed. It is available as a downloadable PDF.
  21. The Goat and the Ram: A man and his wife owned a goat and a ram. They decided to get rid of them because they kept eating their corn. The goat and the ram set out with a bag, picked up a wolf’s head, and saw the wolves cooking porridge. They convinced the wolves the bag was filled with more wolf heads, and the scared wolves ran away. Later, the wolves found the goat and the ram and chased them up a tree. The goat called for the biggest wolf head, and the wolves thought the ram had jumped on them and ran away, leaving the goat and the ram safe.
  22. Reynard the Fox: The story is about Reynard the Fox, a cunning trickster who is summoned to court by King Noble for his many crimes. Reynard employs his wit and trickery to escape punishment, including tricking Bruin the Bear with honey and trapping Tibert the Cat in a chicken coop. Even when brought to court, Reynard convinces the king he is innocent and turns the accusations back onto the innocent parties. In the end, Reynard is declared free and even elevated in status by the king.
  23. The Three Little Pigs: The story is about three little pigs who leave their mother’s home to seek their own luck. The first pig builds a house of straw, the second builds from sticks, and the third from bricks. A big bad wolf blows down the first two houses, but the third pig outsmarts the wolf by boiling him alive in a pot. The three little pigs then live happily ever after in the house made of bricks.
  24. Uncle Wiggily Goes Berry Picking: In the story, Uncle Wiggily and Kittie Kat are searching for his fortune when they come across a witch’s house. The witch tells Uncle Wiggily where he can find his fortune, but before they leave, they offer to pick berries for her. While picking berries, a wolf appears and threatens to eat them, but a red monkey disguised as a berry bush comes to their rescue. They return the full basket of berries to the witch, who thanks them by making a big berry pie.

In conclusion, the Top 24 Stories About Wolves provide young readers with an enchanting and educational journey into the wild world of wolves. These tales capture the beauty, mystery, and strength of these fascinating creatures while also teaching valuable life lessons about friendship, bravery, and wisdom. By exploring the diverse array of stories, kids will not only develop a deeper understanding of wolves and their important role in nature, but they will also be inspired to let their own imaginations run wild. So, let yourself be whisked away by the timeless magic of these captivating tales and discover the wondrous adventures that await in the world of wolves.