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26%OFFRudyard Kipling - Just So Stories - 9781857159066 - V9781857159066
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Just So Stories

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Description for Just So Stories Hardcover. 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. Illustrator(s): Kipling, Rudyard. Series: Everyman's Library Children's Classics. Num Pages: 224 pages, b&w illustrations, 2-colour endpapers, bookplate. BIC Classification: YFA; YFP; YFU. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 208 x 164 x 20. Weight in Grams: 420.
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 everywhere.

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About Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay in India in 1865 to British parents, and brought up by a Portuguese ‘ayah’ (nanny) and an Indian servant, who would entertain him with fabulous stories and Indian nursery rhymes. He was sent back to England when he was seven years old, and lived in a boarding house with a ... Read more

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