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Just So Stories

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Just So Stories for Little Children is a 1902 collection of origin stories by the British author Rudyard Kipling. Considered a classic of children's literature, the book is among Kipling's best known works.Kipling began working on the book by telling the first three chapters as bedtime stories to his daughter Josephine. These had to be told "just so" (exactly in the words she was used to) or she would complain. The stories illustrate how animals obtained their distinctive features, such as how the leopard got his spots. For the book, Kipling illustrated the stories himself.

Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, retold by Elli Woollard

Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, retold by Elli Woollard [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1529055768
Author: Elli Woollard
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
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Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, retold by Elli Woollard by Elli Woollard Book Resume:

Delightfully retold in humorous verse, with stunning illustrations throughout, this is a beautiful reworked edition of Rudyard Kipling's children's classic, Just So Stories. A gorgeous gift for imaginative young readers. In this highly illustrated collection meet the cat who walked by himself, discover how the lazy camel got his hump, how the elephant got his long trunk, find out why the rhino has such wrinkly skin and how the whale got his teeny tiny throat. These well known, richly imagined stories tell of how the world came to be as it is. This is a smart, funny and younger approach to Kipling's work, and Just So Stories as you've never seen them before. Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories are one of the enduring classics of children's literature and these witty, inventive stories have delighted generations of children. Combining the brilliant rhyming talent of Elli Woollard and beautiful illustrations from the award-winning Marta Altés, Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories is an enchanting retelling of a much-loved classic for a new generation. A book to truly treasure and one you will want to share.

How the Just So Stories Were Made

How the Just So Stories Were Made [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0300258259
Author: John Batchelor
Publisher: Yale University Press
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How the Just So Stories Were Made by John Batchelor Book Resume:

A fascinating, richly illustrated exploration of the poignant origins of Rudyard Kipling’s world-famous children’s classic From "How the Leopard Got Its Spots" to "The Elephant’s Child," Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories have delighted readers across the world for more than a century. In this original study, John Batchelor explores the artistry with which Kipling created the Just So Stories, using each tale as an entry point into the writer’s life and work—including the tragedy that shadows much of the volume, the death of his daughter Josephine. Batchelor details the playful challenges the stories made to contemporary society. In his stories Kipling played with biblical and other stories of creation and imagined fantastical tales of animals' development and man's discovery of literacy. Richly illustrated with original drawings and family photographs, this account reveals Kipling’s public and private lives—and sheds new light on a much-loved and tremendously influential classic.

The Just So Stories for Little Children (Illustrated Edition)

The Just So Stories for Little Children (Illustrated Edition) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 8026843827
Author: Rudyard Kipling
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The Just So Stories for Little Children (Illustrated Edition) by Rudyard Kipling Book Resume:

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Just So Stories for Little Children (Illustrated Edition)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Just So Stories for Little Children are a highly fantasized origin stories, especially for differences among animals, they are among Kipling's best known works. The stories are pourquoi (French for "why") or origin stories, fantastic accounts of how various phenomena came about. In it, Mowgli hears the story of how the tiger got his stripes. The Just So Stories typically have the theme of a particular animal being modified from an original form to its current form by the acts of man, or some magical being. For example, the Whale has a tiny throat because he swallowed a mariner, who tied a raft inside to block the whale from swallowing other men. The Camel has a hump given to him by a djinn as punishment for the camel's refusing to work (the hump allows the camel to work longer between times of eating). The Leopard's spots were painted by an Ethiopian (after the Ethiopian painted himself black). The Kangaroo gets its powerful hind legs, long tail, and hopping gait after being chased all day by a dingo, sent by a minor god responding to the Kangaroo's request to be made different from all other animals. Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems of British soldiers in India and stories for children. He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story; his children's books are classics of children's literature; and one critic described his work as exhibiting "a versatile and luminous narrative gift."

The Jungle Book (Disney The Jungle Book)

The Jungle Book (Disney The Jungle Book) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0385389833
Author: RH Disney
Publisher: RH Childrens Books
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The Jungle Book (Disney The Jungle Book) by RH Disney Book Resume:

YOUNG MOWGLI LOVES growing up in the jungle with his animal friends. But what happens when he is told that he must go live in the Man-village? Find out in this Little Golden Book retelling of the classic Disney movie The Jungle Book.

Dog Stories

Dog Stories [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0714546739
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: Alma Books
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Dog Stories by Rudyard Kipling Book Resume:

Throughout his life Rudyard Kipling was fond of dogs, and while they featured prominently in early tales such as 'The Dog Hervey' and ' Garm - a Hostage', he later came up with the innovative idea of writing a story from the perspective of a dog, resulting in the hugely successful 'Thy Servant a Dog', narrated by an Aberdeen terrier named Boots. This edition contains a wealth of material about the author's life and works, notes and a bibliographic section.

Just So Stories (原來如此)

Just So Stories (原來如此) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.
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Just So Stories (原來如此) by Rudyard Kipling Book Resume:

These stories have the ageless resonance of myth, for beneath his addictive adventures and hypnotic prose, Kipling was grappling with big questions: who are we? Where do we come from? How should we live? -Daily Telegraph Have you ever wondered how the leopard got his spots? Or how the camel got his hump? Rudyard Kipling's witty and beautifully written stories explain these secrets and many more and introduce such memorable characters as the Elephant's Child, the Cat that Walked by Himself, and the Butterfly that Stamped.

Just So Stories for Little Children

Just So Stories for Little Children [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 8726553082
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: Lindhardt og Ringhof
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Just So Stories for Little Children by Rudyard Kipling Book Resume:

The "Just So Stories for Little Children" is among Kipling's best known and loved work. The stories focus on different animals, and how they got their distinctive features. You will for example discover why the elephant's trunk is so very long, and how the leopard got its spots. Written originally for his own daughter, the author's pleasure in playing with the sounds and meanings of words is very evident, and adds to the adults' enjoyment of these children stories. This playfulness is also dramatically present in the plotting. For both reasons, these stories have been loved by generations of children and adults alike, and they are best enjoyed when read aloud. Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an India-born British author, journalist, poet, and novelist. His most famous work is "The Jungle Book" (1894), which has inspired two Disney adaptations: the 1967 animated feature and the 2016 live-action film starring Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, and Lupita Nyong’o. In 1941, he became the first English-language writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Just So Stories

Just So Stories [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1442458577
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling Book Resume:

One of the world's greatest storytellers weaves together an unforgettable collection of animal tales, including how the camel got its hump, how the leopard got its spots, and how even a butterfly stamping his leg can change a man's life. Initially written for his own "best beloved," Just So Stories was published in 1902. It has been a favorite for the past century and is certain to be cherished by generations to come.

Just So Stories (HarperCollins Children’s Classics)

Just So Stories (HarperCollins Children’s Classics) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0008514372
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
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Just So Stories (HarperCollins Children’s Classics) by Rudyard Kipling Book Resume:

This beautiful HarperCollins Children’s Classics edition of Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories is the perfect addition to any bookshelf.

Just So Stories (Illustrated)

Just So Stories (Illustrated) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 373681514X
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: BookRix
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Just So Stories (Illustrated) by Rudyard Kipling Book Resume:

Just So Stories (1902) by Rudyard Kipling, and illustrated by Joseph M. Gleeson and Rudyard Kipling. The Color Illustrations are by Joseph M. Gleeson and were originally published by Doubleday & Company, in 1912 the Black & white images are by Rudyard Kipling. Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He is chiefly remembered for his tales and poems of British soldiers in India and his tales for children. This stories are highly fantasized origin stories and are among Kipling's best known works. The Just So Stories have a typical theme of a particular animal being modified from an original form to its current form by the acts of man, or some magical being. For example, the Whale has a tiny throat from a swallowed mariner who tied a raft in there to block the whale from swallowing others. The Camel has a hump given to him by a djinn as punishment for the camel refusing to work (the hump allows the camel to work longer between eating). The Leopard has spots painted on him by an Ethiopian (after the Ethiopian painted himself black). The Kangaroo gets its powerful hind legs, long tail, and hopping gait after being chased all day by a dingo..

Just So Stories, Volume II

Just So Stories, Volume II [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1554982154
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: Groundwood Books Ltd
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Just So Stories, Volume II by Rudyard Kipling Book Resume:

Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories is one of the best-loved story collections ever written for children. In this companion to Volume I, published in fall 2013, acclaimed children’s book illustrator Ian Wallace once again reinterprets the famous tales with luminous art, bringing Kipling to a new generation of young readers. Many of the tales are origin stories, explaining, for example, how an animal came to be, or the how the alphabet and writing began. They all display Kipling’s vivid imagination, inventive vocabulary and engaging word play. And once again Ian Wallace makes intriguing connections between the stories in his richly imagined illustrations. The second volume, as visually breathtaking as the first, includes “The Beginning of the 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” and “The Butterfly That Stamped.” The first edition of Just So Stories was published in Great Britain in 1902, along with black-and-white illustrations by Kipling himself. The stories have remained in print ever since, delighting young readers in many countries. This new edition, published more than 110 years after the original, has been edited to remove a few references now understood to be offensive. Inspired by these remarkable stories and the fact that they are set all over the world, Ian Wallace has chosen to make an annual donation to the International Board on Books for Young People’s Fund for Children in Crisis (www.ibby.org).

The Just So Stories for Little Children (Illustrated)

The Just So Stories for Little Children (Illustrated) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 8026843118
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: e-artnow
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The Just So Stories for Little Children (Illustrated) by Rudyard Kipling Book Resume:

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Just So Stories for Little Children (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Just So Stories for Little Children are a highly fantasized origin stories, especially for differences among animals, they are among Kipling's best known works. The stories are pourquoi (French for "why") or origin stories, fantastic accounts of how various phenomena came about. In it, Mowgli hears the story of how the tiger got his stripes. The Just So Stories typically have the theme of a particular animal being modified from an original form to its current form by the acts of man, or some magical being. For example, the Whale has a tiny throat because he swallowed a mariner, who tied a raft inside to block the whale from swallowing other men. The Camel has a hump given to him by a djinn as punishment for the camel's refusing to work (the hump allows the camel to work longer between times of eating). The Leopard's spots were painted by an Ethiopian (after the Ethiopian painted himself black). The Kangaroo gets its powerful hind legs, long tail, and hopping gait after being chased all day by a dingo, sent by a minor god responding to the Kangaroo's request to be made different from all other animals. Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems of British soldiers in India and stories for children. He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story; his children's books are classics of children's literature; and one critic described his work as exhibiting "a versatile and luminous narrative gift".

Not So Stories

Not So Stories [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1786181037
Author: Edited by David Thomas Moore
Publisher: Abaddon Books
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Just So Stories - The Elephant's Child

Just So Stories - The Elephant's Child [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1445108267
Author: Robert James
Publisher: Franklin Watts
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Just So Stories - The Elephant's Child by Robert James Book Resume:

In this story, the Elephant's child never, ever stops asking questions. But when he determines to find out what Crocodile eats for his dinner, he's in for a surprise! The Tadpoles Tales series features simple retellings of Rudyard Kipling's Just So stories with bright, fun illustrations, for children who are just starting to read on their own.

Just So Stories - The Cat Who Walked by Himself

Just So Stories - The Cat Who Walked by Himself [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1445108240
Author: Elizabeth Rogers
Publisher: Franklin Watts
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Just So Stories - The Cat Who Walked by Himself by Elizabeth Rogers Book Resume:

In this story, Dog and Horse both want to investigate the people's fire, but Cat doesn't - he walks by himself. Then the fire and bowl of milk prove awfully tempting... The Tadpoles Tales series features simple retellings of Rudyard Kipling's Just So stories with bright, fun illustrations, for children who are just starting to read on their own.

Secret Diary of a Wolf

Secret Diary of a Wolf [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1909711608
Author: Felicia Law
Publisher: Bramblekids Limited
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Secret Diary of a Wolf by Felicia Law Book Resume:

4 storybooks begin this collection of themed tales, based on the diaries written by a collection of animals.Humour and comic characters aim to encourage children to write and illustrate their own diaries.

Stop What You’re Doing and Read...To Your Son: Just So Stories & Moonfleet

Stop What You’re Doing and Read...To Your Son: Just So Stories & Moonfleet [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 144813059X
Author: John Meade Falkner,Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: Random House
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Stop What You’re Doing and Read...To Your Son: Just So Stories & Moonfleet by John Meade Falkner,Rudyard Kipling Book Resume:

To mark the publication of Stop What You're Doing and Read This!, a collection of essays celebrating reading, Vintage Classics are releasing 12 limited edition themed ebook 'bundles', to tempt readers to discover and rediscover great books. JUST SO STORIES INTRODUCED BY PHILIP PULLMAN Have you ever wondered how the leopard got his spots? Or how the camel got his hump? Rudyard Kipling's witty and beautifully written stories explain these secrets and many more and introduce such memorable characters as the Elephant's Child, the Cat that Walked by Himself and the Butterfly that Stamped. MOONFLEET Orphaned John Trenchard grows up in the village of Moonfleet with his aunt, entranced by the local legend of the ghostly Blackbeard, who rises each winter night to search for his lost diamond. While conducting his own hunt for the treasure, John is trapped in the church crypt and discovers the true secret of the village: smuggling. Taken under the wing of the gruff innkeeper and chief smuggler, Elzevir Block, John begins a dangerous adventure which will see him in a hair-raising chase along a precarious cliff path and deciphering a hidden code in an ancient castle. Moonfleet is thrilling story of revenge and betrayal, of loyalty and great sacrifice, but it is above all a story about friendship..

Just So Stories, Volume I

Just So Stories, Volume I [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1554982146
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: Groundwood Books Ltd
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Just So Stories, Volume I by Rudyard Kipling Book Resume:

Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories is one of the best-loved story collections ever written for children. Now Ian Wallace, one of Canada's most accomplished children's book illustrators, reinterprets the famous tales with his vibrant art, bringing Kipling to a whole new generation of young readers. Kipling wrote the stories for his young daughter, who would only sleep if they were told “just so.” The first edition was published in Great Britain in 1902, along with black-and-white illustrations by the author himself. The stories have remained in print ever since, delighting young readers all over the world. Many of the tales are origin stories, explaining how an animal came to be the way it is. They are ripe with imagination, inventive vocabulary and word play. This new edition, published more than 110 years after the original, has been edited to remove any racist language. The first handsome volume includes “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” and “The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo.” The second volume will be published in spring 2014. Inspired by these remarkable stories from all around the world, Ian Wallace has chosen to make an annual donation to IBBY's Fund for Children in Crisis.