Is story time an essential part of your kid’s day? Do you like to teach him about various things, places and values through stories?
Aesop's Fables with a description of the moral of the story
Only 99cents on Kindle A set of 20 popular animal stories (with moral lessons) for kids from Aesop’s fables and the Panchatantra – retold in an interesting and humorous way for modern times, by Uncle Bill with small moral lessons and a little moral verse for each story.
Aesop’s Fables pass on essential truths about life that are applicable in life and work. These fables with morals have stood the test of time.
Indian Jataka Tales present many fables with animals. Today, they are also presented as online fables for kids or children's short story with moral lessons. http://fablefantasy.com/crocodile-and-monkey-a-fable-story-with-animals-from-jataka-tales/
While not an Oliver Jeffers' fanatic, I'm a rabid Jon Scieszka fan. When I want to laugh out loud, and snort while taking breaths back in, I turn to him. The kids enjoy the goofy, whacky illustrations while I get to chuckle and fight with them to turn the pages. These tales will explain in very direct language why certain things are the way they are. In fable.