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Justso stories

Rudyard Kipling

Justso stories

by Rudyard Kipling

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Published by Macdonald in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRudyard Kipling ; illustrations by the author.
SeriesA Purnell de luxe classic
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7
The Physical Object
Pagination165p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15015020M
ISBN 100361074697
OCLC/WorldCa15163555

The term “just-so story” was popularized by Rudyard Kipling’s book by that title which contained fictional stories for children. Kipling says the camel got his hump as a punishment for refusing to work, the leopard’s spots were painted on him by an Ethiopian, and the kangaroo got its powerful hind legs after being chased all day by. Just-so stories. The EP enterprise is built on what Gould () termed “just-so stories”, borrowed from Rudyard Kipling’s () book of stories called “Just So Stories” (which he told to his daughter) where he imagined ways that in which certain animals look the way they do today. These stories needed to be told “just so” or she.

Grover's Just So-So Stories features two tales, "How the Monster Got His Fur" and "How the Honker Got His Honk." Both are patterned after the short pieces explaining the origins of animal characteristics in Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories. Grover, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Herry Monster, Telly Monster, Mona Monster, Leo the Party Monster, Ernie, Bert, Little Bird, HonkersIllustrator: Rick Wetzel. The Just So Stories UK Tour! Red Table's acclaimed production of The Just So Stories is coming to a venue near you in Spring Check out where and how to book tickets here!. Come and find out from these delightful tales why the moon pulls the tides (rather than a crab who is taller than the smoke of three volcanoes), and the reason why the elephant’s nose is so long.

At Litographs, we have a no questions asked returns and exchanges policy on all of our t-shirts, totes, scarves, tattoos and standard sized posters*. We want to make sure that you love your Litograph as much as we do. * Due to the specialized printing process, we can’t accept returns or exchanges for posters larger than 24x Just So Stories, collection of children’s animal fables linked by poems by Rudyard Kipling, published in Most of the stories include far-fetched descriptions of how certain animals developed their peculiar physical characteristics, as in “ How the Leopard Got His Spots.” In the stories, Kipling parodied the subject matter and style of several traditional works, such as the Buddhist.


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Justso stories by Rudyard Kipling Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Just So Stories I was introduced to these stories at a age so early that I cannot remember when. Later I would re-read these stories along with the Jungle Book stories, which made Kipling famous.

"How the Elephant got his truck" is his best/5. "Just So Stories Paperback – Large Print, Octo " reads the heading of this listing. It is not large print.

If fact, it is the worst edition of this beloved collection I've ever seen. It is a thin little book, with the stories all run together - they didn't even both to begin a /5().

Just So Stories. by Rudyard Kipling. Originally published Click here to download a text-only version. Most of the illustrations I included here are those done by Kipling and included in the first edition of the book in The exception is the drawing for the table of contents which I scanned from a edition published by Doubleday.

"Just So Stories Paperback – Large Print, Octo " reads the heading of this listing. It is not large print. If fact, it is the worst edition of this beloved collection I've ever seen. It is a thin little book, with the stories all run together - they didn't even both to begin a Cited by:   Just So Stories Contents 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 -- The sing-song of Old Man Kangaroo -- The beginning of the armadillos -- How the first letter was written -- How the alphabet was made -- The crab that played with the.

"Just So Stories Paperback – Large Print, Octo " reads the heading of this listing. It is not large print. If fact, it is the worst edition of this beloved collection I've ever seen.

It is a thin little book, with the stories all run together - they didn't even both to begin a Reviews: This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Just So Stories Author: Rudyard Kipling Release Date: Decem [EBook #] Last Updated: October 7, Language: English.

Just So Stories, by Rudyard Kipling. Kipling's Just So Stories is the only recent original book for children whose standing in this connection appears to be fairly sure.

It does for very. Just-so story definition is - a speculative story or explanation of doubtful or unprovable validity that is put forward to account for the origin of something (such as a biological trait) when no verifiable explanation is known.

How to use just-so story in a sentence. Amongst Kipling s best-known works are The Jungle Book, Just So Stories, and the poems Mandalay and Gunga Din. Kipling was the first English-language writer to receive the Nobel prize for literature () and was amongst the youngest to receive the award.

Kipling died in and is interred in Poets Corner in Westminster Abbey/5(76). Joseph Rudyard Kipling (Decem - Janu ) was an English author and poet, born in India, and best known today for his children's books, including The Jungle Book (), The Second Jungle Book (), Just So Stories (), and Puck of Pook's Hill (); his novel, Kim (); his poems, including Mandalay (), Gunga Din (), and "If-" (); and his many short /5().

Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay in During his time at the United Services College, he began to write poetry, privately publishing Schoolboy Lyrics in The following year he started work as a journalist in India, and while there produced a body of work, stories, sketches, and poems —including “Mandalay,” “Gunga Din,” and “Danny Deever”—which made him an instant 4/5(1).

The Prince and the Pauper/Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling, illustrated by Earl Mayan / Samuel Clemens, illustrated by Frank Vaughn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Just-So Stories Loose talk about evolution and storytelling.

The just-so story, as perfected by Rudyard Kipling, is a reverse-engineering narrative. You begin with a phenomenon—an animal with tough scaly skin, or with spots, or with a long prehensile trunk—and you work your way backwards in time until you hit upon a possible explanation for.

By: Rudyard Kipling () Written originally for his own children, Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories have continued to delight generations of youngsters since they were first published in The thirteen stories collected in this book are meant for very young children, but they engage older kids and adults too with their charming conversational style and simple plot lines.5/5(5).

In a humorous collection of short stories, Rudyard Kipling offers many reasons why animals look the way they do, including how the Elephant's nose grew long and.

Parents need to know that Just So Stories, by Rudyard Kipling (The Jungle Book), originally published inoffer 12 creation fables filled with lively language, humorous stories, and fanciful animals that are rendered in watercolor and 's an unusual and delightful read-aloud.

It explores questions such as how the leopard got its spots, how he camel got its hump, how the 4/5. [] Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay in During his time at the United Services College, he began to write poetry, privately publishing Schoolboy Lyrics.

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and The just so story is an instance of what nassim_taleb calls the “narrative fallacy” (in The Black Swan), which is that the Story is so beautiful, explains so much, that it must be true.

Beauty is truth, truth at first glance scientific truths about our place in the universe have often been ugly; their beauty is at best an acquired taste.

The Elephant's Child made most of his mud-cakes out of the mud that he found there. I think it would look better if you painted the banana-tree green and the Elephant's Child red. He went especially out of his way to find a broad Hippopotamus (she was no relation of his), and he spanked her very hard, to make sure that the Bi-Coloured-Python.

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Judith Eve Lipton is a clinical psychiatrist specializing in women's health and, with David P. From Rudyard Kipling's book of such stories, entitled Just So Stories (). Noun. just-so story (plural just-so stories) (anthropology, social sciences, literature) A story used as an explanation of a current state of affairs.