Best Moral Stories for Kids
In today’s world where all sorts of information flood in from social media, children are likely to be confused and misguided. There is a need to inculcate core set of moral values in his psyche from early on so that he grows up to become a responsible and contributing citizen of the society.
Below are some best books that would help you to inculcate the above-mentioned values in your children.
The Giving Tree
The Giving Tree is a heartwarming story about a boy and his unique relationship with a tree. This storybook would help to teach your child the value of friendship, giving and the ability to love back in reciprocity. While some folks in our lives are selfless and just give unconditionally, it is our moral and ethical obligation to give back.
Giving back can be achieved by spending time with time, Small acts of loving gesture, and appreciating them for the great human beings they are while getting inspired to become one ourselves.
Sleeping Beauty Big Golden Book
Name one kid who has not heard of the Sleeping Beauty, and I would find you one that never throws a tantrum !! Sleeping beauty is by far one of the most celebrated Disney’s creation, and this version retells the classic and enchanting tale of Sleeping Beauty. Watch your child gaze in amazement as he/she teleports themselves into sleeping beauty’s magic kingdom and follow her on the adventure of a lifetime.
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes
Needless to say that Calvin and Hobbes is probably the most popular, entertaining comic strip ever which offers an insight into the psyche of a kid and how imagination can take wild forms.
Overjoyed kids would love to follow Calvin in his imaginative world accompanied by a real-only-to Calvin tiger (aka Hobbes). This book is a complete selection of all Calvin and Hobbes comic strips ever published and is truly a collector’s item.
Love You Forever
This is probably one of the most renowned stories in Europe and has sold more than 15 million copies in hardcover. Love You Forever tells the story of mother’s undying love and compassion towards her newborn child as she sings him a lullaby. Year’s pass and the child grows but his mother sees him as the same baby and continues to put him to sleep with the same lullaby.
The end of the story is heartwarming and guarantees a big hug to any mommy who reads this out to her kid. This book would remind your child that no matter, how much he grows parents, would still love him/her the same way.
This book is a keeper as it brings back to life more than sixty of timeless Aesop’s Fables. A carefully selected collection of stories that have been humorously retold to get the giggles going while your child reads it. All your favorite classics such as The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf, The Lion and the Mouse, The Tortoise and Hare find their place in this collection.
Reading stories from this book is a rewarding way to help your child learn the moral values that would shape his character into a strong and competent individual later in life.
The Little Prince
The Little Prince story has been loved by kids and teens alike worldwide. This tale has it all courage, adventure, commitment, sacrifice while fighting against the odds. It is the story of Antoine De Saint-Exupery, born in Lyon in 1900 and went on to become a pioneer of international postal flight.
Watch your kid in awe as he reads this timeless tale and understands the value of standing by your dreams even while everyone else gives up on you.
Charlotte’s the Web
If you have been born in the modern era of literature then there is no chance that you have not read Charlotte’s the Web. Thousands of kids worldwide have heard this story in their parent’s voice, and now it is time for you to take on the family tradition. Charlotte’s the Web is a tender novel of love, life and death, and friendship that would be recalled and enjoyed by generations to come.
The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse
This is the adorable story of Mrs. Tittle mouse who, of course, is a mouse with a particular disliking against guests who drop by unannounced and unclean.The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse has a lot of fascinating characters with Mr. Jackson (honey loving frog) playing the lead alongside Mrs. Tittlemouse.
There is no better way to learn about the importance of being neat and clean then reading this book to your child. They will giggle ll along while learning valuable lessons for life.
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
Lyle the crocodile is one of the most adorable characters that you would ever come across. Lyle lives in New York City and is all hunky dory about life loves his neighbors while helping kids finish up their homework. All is well until a fellow neighbor gets angry on him and arranges for Lyle to be sent to the Central Park Zoo.
This is where Lyle starts his adventure and beautifully portrays the power of positive actions to bring a change in the most shrewd hearts.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is the story of Willy Wonka and his love for candy leading to the opening of the most magnanimous chocolate factory ever. Charlies is one of the five kids who win the lucky passes to visit the factory along with four other mean, arrogant and cranky kids. This story is not about chocolate but about how Charlie embarks on the adventure of a lifetime armed with this honesty and the pure heart.