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A Collection of Rudyard Kiplings Just So Description:



A Collection of Fans of Kiplings work will appreciate the new look and newcomers to the classic stories will be taken in by the bold artwork and approachable trim size. — Publishers Weekly How did the rude Rhinoceros get his baggy skin? How did a satiably curious Elephant change the lives of his kin evermore? First told aloud to his young daughter (O my Best Beloved) Rudyard Kiplings inspired answers to these and other burning questions draw from the fables he heard as a child in India and the folktales he gathered from around the world. In this sumptuous volume Kiplings playful inventive tales are brought to life by eight of todays celebrated illustrators from Peter Síss elegantly graphic cetacean in How the Whale Got His Throat to Satoshi Kitamuras amusingly expressive characters in The Cat That Walked by Himself. From one of the worlds greatest storytellers come eight classic tales just begging to be heard by a new generation — and a visual feast that offers a reward with every retelling. Featuring illustrations by: Christopher Corr Cathie Felstead Jeff Fisher Satoshi Kitamura Claire Melinsky Jane Ray Peter Sís Louise Voce A Collection of Rudyard Kiplings Just So