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Perfect stories for kids on the go.

Each story is designed to make kids laugh, provoke their imagination, and can be read in under ten minutes. A subscription to Amazon Rapids grants you unlimited access to the library of hundreds of kid's stories, with dozens of new stories added every month.

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How does it work?

  • Hundreds of Original Stories

    Explore our expanding library of hundreds of exclusive titles. We add dozens of new stories every month.

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  • Read-To-Me

    Follow along as the Amazon Rapids app reads stories to you.

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  • Just Like a Screenplay

    Stories are told as if characters are chatting with each other, coming to life one message at a time.

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  • Built-in Glossary

    Kids can easily look up the definition and pronunciation of a word to help build their reading confidence.

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FEATURED STORY

Polly Wants a Cheeseburger
By: John J. Austrian

Polly the parrot is sick and tired of crackers.

  • Polly A bright green parrot who loves cheeseburgers.
  • Suzie A young girl with pig-tails.
  • Mom Suzies' mom, A woman with her hair up in a pink handkerchief.

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Get unlimited access to hundreds of exclusive short stories, with dozens added every month. Log in on phone or tablet, with multiple profiles at the same time for larger families. No ads, no extra purchases – just unlimted access for $2.99 a month.

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Dedicated to making reading fun

“A child’s early reading experiences should be fun, enjoyable, and approachable – something they want to relive again and again. Reading should make them laugh, captivate them, and provoke their imagination.” – The Amazon Rapids Team

“A child’s early reading experiences should be fun, enjoyable, and approachable – something they want to relive again and again. Reading should make them laugh, captivate them, and provoke their imagination.” – The Amazon Rapids Team

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