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Just So Stories

Written by Rudyard Kipling

Illustrated by Rudyard Kipling

Part of the Macmillan Children's Books Paperback Classics Series

Classic Fiction Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers Recommended Children's eBooks Stories about Animals

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These witty, inventive stories have delighted generations of children.  Rudyard Kipling’s classic stories are beautifully presented in this highly attractive edition that tells the story of how different animals have come by their characteristic - How the Leopard Got his Spots, How the Whale Got His Throat, The Cat that Walked By Itself and the others remains one of the best books to read aloud to any one from 5 upwards.

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Just So Stories Synopsis

Just So Stories is a collection of Rudyard Kipling's animal tales in which we learn about '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 Armadilloes', 'How the First Letter was Written', 'How the Alphabet was Made', 'The Crab that Played with the Sea', 'The Cat that Walked by Himself' and 'The Butterfly that Stamped'.

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781509805587
Publication date: 10/03/2016
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781405267397
Publication date: 07/11/2013
Publisher: Egmont UK an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781509805587
Publication date: 10th March 2016
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Illustrator: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 240 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Classic Fiction, Animals
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Audio Books, The Jungle Book

About Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay in 1865. He was educated in England but returned to India as an adult and worked as a journalist. There, he produced stories, sketches and poems that made him a literary celebrity when he returned to England in 1888. After their marriage, Kipling and his wife moved to Vermont, where he wrote The Jungle Book. Published in 1894, it became a children's classic all over the world. Tales of every kind, including historical and science fiction, continued to flow from his pen, including Kim (1901) and the Just So Stories (1902). From 1902 Kipling made his home in Sussex, but ...

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