Take a step back into the High and Far-Off Time and uncover everything from how the camel got in a humph (and got his hump!) to how the alphabet was invented. Enchanting and ingenious, these humorous tales of elephants and whales and cats and crabs are enormous fun.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was born in India, although educated in England. He was a prolific writer and recognized as a genius. In 1907 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. His many books for children include The Jungle Book and Kim.
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 "Mowgli's Brothers." (July) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
Kipling's beloved collection of children's stories (adults will enjoy them, too) are read to perfection by Boris Karloff. (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.