'This, O my Best Beloved, is a story . . .'
How did the Leopard get his spots? Or the Rhinoceros his skin? How was the Alphabet made? And why does the Cat walk by himself?
Rudyard Kipling's magical, witty Just So Stories is guaranteed to delight, whether you are familiar with the tales or discovering them for the first time.
`Just So Stories was the first book I ever truly loved' - Michael Morpurgo
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Joseph Rudyard Kipling was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist born in India in 1865. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907 and is considered one of the great English writers. His children's stories, including The Jungle Book, Kim and Just So Stories, enchanted and continue to entertain children around the world.More about Rudyard Kipling