Italian Children's Stories

Fairy tales translated into Italian and spoken by a native Italian speaker. Great for kids... and adults too! Read along in Italian or English.

NEW Il Polletto Carletto

Chicken Little

The classic tale of what happens when you believe everything you read on the internet. This story has silly voices, lots of repetition, and is written in the present tense. Wow!

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NEW Il Gabbiano e la Balena

The Seagull and the Whale

Once there was a seagull who loved a whale, and a whale who loved a seagull. Will they find a way to be together? Warning: This story has been known to make adults cry.

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I Tre Porcellini

The Three Little Pigs

Discover the lengths a wolf will go to for a panini con pancetta, and see how one plucky little pig fights back with his unique recipe for zuppa al fondoschiena di lupo.

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Riccioli d’oro e i tre orsi

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

The original bambina cattiva, Riccioli d’oro breaks, enters, and drinks latte (that’s milk, not Starbucks). C’mon bears... you leave your house unlocked, what do you expect?

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Cappuccetto Rosso

Little Red Riding Hood

Proving once again that cross-dressing wolves are not to be trusted and you can survive in the stomach of a wolf for a surprisingly long time. I've added my own twist to the traditional fate of the wolf — I hope you don't mind.

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