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Just-So Stories

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 27,565 Ratings and 1,117 Reviews

Book Description
Kipling's own drawings, with their long, funny captions, illustrate his hilarious explanations of How the Camel Got His Hump, How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin, How the Armadillo Happened, and other animal How's. He began inventing these stories in his American wife's hometown of Brattleboro, Vermont, to amuse his eldest daughter--and they have served ever since as a source of laughter for children ... More
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (429 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages224
Publication Date11/01/1995
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About Rudyard Kipling (Author, Illustrator) : 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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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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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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