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Just So Stories

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Originally told by Rudyard Kipling to his children at bedtime, this compendium of witty tales imagines how animals came to be as they are now. Discover how the massive whale got a tiny throat by swallowing a mariner, how the lazy camel got a hump so that he had no excuse not to work, and why the leopard's spots were painted on.Kipling's imagination runs wild as he creates charming origin stories that still enchant and delight children to this day. This edition features Kipling's iconic original illustrations.

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Rudyard Kipling, illustrated by Rudyard Kipling

Summary

Originally told by Rudyard Kipling to his children at bedtime, this compendium of witty tales imagines how animals came to be as they are now. Discover how the massive whale got a tiny throat by swallowing a mariner, how the lazy camel got a hump so that he had no excuse not to work, and why the leopard's spots were painted on.
Kipling's imagination runs wild as he creates charming origin stories that still enchant and delight children to this day. This edition features Kipling's iconic original illustrations.

Foreword

Originally told by Kipling to his own children, these delightful tales are beautifully illustrated in black and white by the author himself. Part of the Alma Junior classics series, this edition contains extra material for young readers.

Additional text

Kipling has an Aesopian understanding of animals, of our dealings with them and our curious interrelatedness, interdependence, how we can learn about our own strange behaviour.

Report

Kipling has an Aesopian understanding of animals, of our dealings with them and our curious interrelatedness, interdependence, how we can learn about our own strange behaviour. Michael Morpurgo

Product details

Authors Rudyard Kipling
Assisted by Rudyard Kipling (Illustration)
Publisher Alma Books
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 23.03.2017
 
EAN 9781847496379
ISBN 978-1-84749-637-9
No. of pages 224
Dimensions 130 mm x 200 mm x 10 mm
Series Alma Junior Classics
Subjects Children's and young people's books > Children's books up to 11 years of age

JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / General, Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)

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