How the leopard got his spots and other Just so stories
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How the leopard got his spots and other Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling

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Published by Barefoot Books, Distributed in the U.S. by Random House in Boston, [New York] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Children"s stories, English,
  • Animals -- Fiction,
  • Short stories

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRudyard Kipling ; illustrated by Rudyard Kipling and Joseph M. Gleeson edited by Jonathan Cott.
SeriesLittle Barefoot Books
ContributionsCott, Jonathan., Gleeson, Joseph M. 1861- ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K632 Hl 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 173 p. :
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1393387M
ISBN 101569579024
LC Control Number93000540
OCLC/WorldCa27811983

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How the Leopard Got His Spots and Other Just So Stories (Dover Children's Thrift Classics) [Kipling, Rudyard, Kliros, Thea] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. How the Leopard Got His Spots and Other Just So Stories (Dover Children's Thrift Classics)Author: Rudyard Kipling. His best-known children's books are Just So Stories (), The Jungle Books (), and Kim (). His short stories, although their understanding of the Indian is often moving, became minor hymns to the glory of Queen Victoria's empire and the civil servants and soldiers who staffed her outposts.4/5(3). That puzzled the Leopard and the Ethiopian, but they set off to look for the aboriginal Flora, and presently, after ever so many days, they saw a great, high, tall forest full of tree trunks all ‘sclusively speckled and sprottled and spottled, dotted and splashed and slashed and hatched and cross-hatched with shadows. (Say that quickly aloud. HOW THE CAMEL GOT HIS HUMP NOW this is the next tale, and it tells how the Camel got his big hump. In the beginning of years, when the world was so new and all, and the Animals were just beginning to work for Man, there was a Camel, and he lived in the middle of a Howling Desert because he did not want to work; and besides, he was a Howler himself. So he ate sticks and .

  This is the picture of the Leopard and the Ethiopian after they had taken Wise Baviaan's advice and the Leopard had gone into other spots and the Ethiopian had changed his skin. The Ethiopian was really a negro, and so his name was Sambo. The Leopard was called Spots, and he has been called Spots ever since. They are out hunting in the spickly-speckly . Kipling's "Just So Stories" have enthralled generations of children and adults who have delighted in their whimsical explanations of the special physical characteristics of certain animals. This collection contains six of the best of these tales, charming new illustrations by Thea Kliros. Three of them explain "How the Whale Got His Throat, " "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin" and 3/5(1). How The Leopard Got His Spots (Just So Stories Series) [Rudyard Kipling, Feodor Rojankovsky] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. How /5(5). Just So Stories How the Leopard Got His Spots Rudyard Kipling. IN the days when everybody started fair, Best Beloved, the Leopard lived in a place called the High Veldt. ‘Member it wasn’t the Low Veldt, or the Bush Veldt, or the Sour Veldt, but the ’sclusively bare, hot, shiny High Veldt, where there was sand and sandy-coloured rock and.

  Follow another one of Rudyard Kipling’s delightful tales as he explains how leopards got their striking spots in his Just So Stories. Photo Credit: MalaMala Game Reserve In the words of the man who wrote The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling, this is his story of how the leopard got his spots (with slight modifications for an easier read). Get this from a library! How the leopard got his spots and other Just so stories. [Rudyard Kipling; Thea Kliros] -- Kipling's "Just So Stories" have enthralled generations of children and adults who have delighted in their whimsical explanations of the special physical characteristics of certain animals. This.   JUST SO STORIES by Rudyard Kipling - FULL AudioBook | Greatest Audio Books The stories, first published in , are pourquoi (French for "why") or origin stories, fantastic accounts of how.   HarperChildren's Audio continues its re-release rollout of classic backlist titles with Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories and Other Tales performed by the late British actor Boris Karloff. Just So stories include "How the Leopard Got His Spots" and "The Elephant's Child"; the "other stories" are tales from Kipling's The Jungle Book, including 4/5(61).