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Just so stories

Author: Rudyard Kipling; Judith Plotz
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2011.
Series: Penguin classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Camel gets his Hump, the Whale his Throat and the Leopard his Spots in these bewitching stories which conjure up distant lands, the beautiful gardens of splendid palaces, the sea, the deserts, the jungle and its creatures.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Short stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudyard Kipling; Judith Plotz
ISBN: 9780141442402 0141442409
OCLC Number: 752265268
Description: xlvii, 187 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
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 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 --
The butterfly that stamped --
The tabu tale --
Ham and the porcupine.
Series Title: Penguin classics
Responsibility: Rudyard Kipling ; illustrations by Rudyard Kipling. Introduction and notes by Judith Plotz ; preface by Jan Montefiore.

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A collection of myths that betray a deep love and respect for the natural world. It is based on bedtime stories the author told to his daughter, these strikingly imaginative fables explore the myths  Read more...

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