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Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English


  • Children"s stories, English,
  • Animals -- Fiction,
  • Short stories

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRudyard Kipling ; with illustrations by Rudyard Kipling.
SeriesEveryman"s library children"s classics
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K632 Jw 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1744285M
ISBN 100679417974
LC Control Number92053177

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A beautiful Macmillan Classics edition of Rudyard Kipling's well-loved Just So Stories Just So Stories is a collection of Rudyard Kipling's tales about animals and their origins. Stories such as How the Whale Got His Throat, How the Leopard Got His Spots, and The Crab That Played with the Sea have been enchanting children for generations/5(66).   Joseph Rudyard Kipling (Decem - Janu ) was an English author and poet, born in India, and best known today for his children's books, including The Jungle Book (), The Second Jungle Book (), Just So Stories (), and Puck of Pook's Hill (); his novel, Kim (); his poems, including Mandalay (), Gunga Din (), and "If-" (); and his many short /5().   Parents need to know that Just So Stories, by Rudyard Kipling (The Jungle Book), originally published in , offer 12 creation fables filled with lively language, humorous stories, and fanciful animals that are rendered in watercolor and 's an unusual and delightful read-aloud. It explores questions such as how the leopard got its spots, how he camel got its hump, how the 4/5. Kipling's JUST SO STORIES certainly rank in English-speaking children's literature right along with A. A. Milne's WINNIE THE POOH and Kenneth Grahame's WIND IN THE WILLOWS. They are fun to read to children , and even MORE fun for them to read for themselves at ages (they're marvelous vocabulary builders --"the mariner of infinite Cited by:

14 rows  The Just So Stories for Little Children are among Kipling's best known and loved works. This .   Just So Stories Contents How the whale got his throat -- How the camel got his hump -- How the rhinoceros got his skin -- How the leopard got his spots -- The elephant's child -- The sing-song of Old Man Kangaroo -- The beginning of the armadillos -- How the first letter was written -- How the alphabet was made -- The crab that played with the. Free download of Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling. Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more. How the Snake Lost Its Legs: Curious Tales from the Frontier of Evo-Devo is a book on evolutionary developmental biology by Lewis I. Held, Jr. The title is "A factual homage to Rudyard Kipling's fanciful Just So Stories.". See also. Demarcation problem, a philosophical question that includes how to distinguish science from non-science; Factoid.

By: Rudyard Kipling () Written originally for his own children, Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories have continued to delight generations of youngsters since they were first published in The thirteen stories collected in this book are meant for very young children, but they engage older kids and adults too with their charming conversational style and simple plot lines.5/5(5).   JUST SO STORIES by Rudyard Kipling - FULL AudioBook | Greatest Audio Books The stories, first published in , are pourquoi (French for "why") or origin stories, fantastic accounts of how. Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling, with wonderful illustrations by Joseph M. Gleeson. These are great stories for young readers to attempt on their own, or for parents, teachers, and librarians to read aloud to young children. These tall tales explain animal traits; how the .   just so stories This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, The author died in , so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less.