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Just So Stories

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 5,987 Ratings and 492 Reviews

Book Description
Kipling began these stories in Vermont, to amuse his daughter when they were living in his wife's home town. The comic explanations, such as "how the camel got his hump" and "how the whale got his throat", are complemented by the author's illustrations, with their extensive and ridiculous captions.
Book Information
PublisherCethial & Bossche Company
BindingPaperback (204 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages128
ISBN-101896933335
ISBN-13978-1896933337
Publication Date01/1998
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About Rudyard Kipling (Author) : Rudyard Kipling is a published author, editor, illustrator, and a series editor. Some of the published credits of Rudyard Kipling include Just So Stories, Soldiers Three, Kim (Everyman's Library (Pape... more
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About Safaya Salter (Illustrator) : Safaya Salter is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Safaya Salter include Aesop's Fables (Chrysalis Children's Classics Series), Just So Storie... more
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Reader Comments
9/24/2009 Richele McFarlin said: I assigned this to my son for school last year for 3rd grade. He LOVED the book! I was thrilled to see my son enjoy good literature. This is a great book full of cute stories about how the animals are the way they are.
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9/2/2009 D. Murdoch tagged as: I recommend

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2/15/2008 Lilly Fluger said:
"O, best beloved"... begins Rudyard Kipling in his wonderful tales of fun and enchantment about theanimals in India. They just don't write like that anymore. I don't have to read these over and over cause they live in my head. But when I do, I fall in love all over again. These are the series of ... more

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10/9/2007 pixie q. said: In particular, "The Elephant's Child"
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