Rudyard Kipling's famous Just So Stories provide imaginative answers to the many questions children ask about the world and the animals we share it with. This magical collection includes 'The Cat That Walked By Himself', 'How the Whale Got His Throat', 'How the Camel Got His Hump', 'The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo' amongst many others. Enchanting and funny, these fantastical stories continue to delight each and every generation.
|Publisher||Alison Larkin Presents; 2019|
THE JUNGLE BOOK
Introducing Mowgli, a young boy brought up in the jungle by a family of wolves. Meet his friends, the panther, Bagheera and the bear, Baloo, as well as his enemy, the proud tiger, Shere Khan.
JUST SO STORIES
These witty stories were originally told by Rudyard Kipling to his own children. In them he gives fanciful accounts of how and why things came to be as they are. Generations of children have delighted to learn how the Leopard got his spots; how the Elephant's Child on the banks of the great Limpopo acquired his trunk with the help of the Crocodile; and why rhinos have folds in their skins and bad tempers, among many others.
Kimball O?Hara, the orphaned son of an Irish soldier in India during the Raj, is adopted by his father?s regiment. His recruitment into the British Secret Service takes the reader into the intricacies of the ?Great Game? of espionage.
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING: AND OTHER STORIES
Two British soldiers in India decide to resign from the Army and set themselves up as deities in Kafiristan, a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander. This anthology of Rudyard Kipling's greatest short stories contains some of the most memorable and popular examples of the genre of which he was undisputed master.