The delightful tales of whales and cats and kangaroos and crabs – everything from how the camel got in a humph (and got his hump!) to how the alphabet was invented. Enchanting and funny, these fantastical stories continue to delight each and every generation. With an inspiring written, inspiring introduction by Jonathan Stroud, author of the Bartimaeus trilogy, Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling is one of the twelve wonderful classic stories being relaunched in Puffin Classics in March 2008.
Just So Stories
From the ‘satiable curiosity of the elephant’s child to the crab who played with the sea, from the ingenious invention of the alphabet to how the rhinoceros got its wrinkled skin, these stories of strange happenings in the High and Far-Off Times brim with life, fun and magic.