Just So Stories (A Watermill Classic) by Rudyard Kipling

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Written in English

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  • Classics,
  • Juvenile Literature,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary,
  • Animals,
  • Children"s stories, English,
  • Fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11384813M
ISBN 100816728909
ISBN 109780816728909

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The Just So Stories I was introduced to these stories at a age so early that I cannot remember when. Later I would re-read these stories along with the Jungle Book stories, which made Kipling famous.

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Stories such as How the Whale /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 /5(). Parents need to know that Just So Stories, by Rudyard Kipling (The Jungle Book), originally published inoffer 12 creation fables filled with lively language, humorous stories, and 4/5.

The twelve magical Just So Stories tell, among other things, how the camel got his hump, the leopard his spots, the elephant his trunk, how the alphabet was made and how a butterfly caused mayhem at the 4/5.

Kipling's JUST SO STORIES certainly rank in English-speaking children's literature right along with A. Milne's WINNIE THE POOH and Kenneth Grahame's WIND IN THE WILLOWS.

They are fun to read 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. Free download of Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling.

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A relentlessly inventive collection of myths that betray a deep love and respect for the natural world, the Penguin Classics edition of Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories is edited with an introduction by Judith /5(9). Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories - How the Leopard Got His Spots so man painted brown spots onto the leopard's fur, so that he would blend in and not be see.

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Just So Stories. by Rudyard Kipling. Originally published Click here to download a text-only version. Most of the illustrations I included here are those done by Kipling and included in the first edition of the.

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The original editions of Just So Stories were illustrated with woodcuts by Kipling himself. Read. Just So Stories is a collection of whimsical tales accompanied by the author’s excellent pen-and-ink drawings and humorous verse.

The stories are written in the first person and addressed to. About the Just-So Stories. Each of the Just-So Stories tells of an animal which is changed from its original form to its current form by the act of a man or of some magical being.

For example, How the Written: The original edition () of Rudyard Kipling's yarns for children, JUST SO STORIES, has 12 tales. Some later editions added a 13th ("The Tabu Tale") and might have added a 14th fromTHE. The Just So Stories by Kipling (who also wrote the Jungle Book) tell us so many interesting things - and in this story we learn how the Leopard got his spots - and why a Leopard can never.

Just-so story definition is - a speculative story or explanation of doubtful or unprovable validity that is put forward to account for the origin of something (such as a biological trait) when no verifiable. THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER/JUST SO books in one ion Library edition.

by Samuel clemens and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now. In a humorous collection of short stories, Rudyard Kipling offers many reasons why animals look the way they do, including how the Elephant's nose grew long and. Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).

Five of Kipling's Just so stories, including "How the camel got his hump," "How the rhinoceros got his skin" and "How the elephant got his trunk" are included here.

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It does for very little children much what the Jungle Books. audio All audio latest This Just In Grateful Dead Netlabels Old Time Radio 78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings.

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He began publishing stories and poems and eventually had great success with his book Plain Tales from the Hills. After his marriage Kipling settled in America, and it was here that he wrote The Jungle Book. Just So stories include "How the Leopard Got His Spots" and "The Elephant's Child"; the "other stories" are tales from Kipling's The Jungle Book, including "Mowgli's Brothers." GENERE.

/5(6). Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by T. Generations of children have delighted to Kipling's Just So Stories and their whimsical explanations for the reasons behind certain animals' distinctive physical characteristics.

This new unabridged edition. The famous, funny, and inspiring stories of creation as readers have never heard them before. From the tale of how the leopard got his spots to the crab who played with the sea, from the ingenious invention /5(5).

Kipling, Rudyard. ""The Beginning of the Armadillos"." Just So 2Go Edition. 0. Web. In the beginning of years, when the world was so new and all, and the Animals were just beginning to work for Man, there was a Camel, and he lived in the middle of a Howling Desert because he did not.

The Just So Stories are timeless classics, and my 8yo daughter loves listening to them over and over. She already had Just So Stories (Selected) (BBC Audio), so when she realised there /5().

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