'They sing in my head even now... What a wonderful storyteller/poet he was' Michael Morpurgo, Guardian
Have you ever wondered how the leopard got his spots? Or how the camel got his hump? Rudyard Kipling's witty and beautifully written stories explain these secrets and many more and introduce such memorable characters as the Elephant's Child, the Cat that Walked by Himself and the Butterfly that Stamped.
'Quite irresistible' The Times
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY PHILIP PULLMAN
Today's children would do well to abandon their computers and iPods for an hour or two and read him
Weird and wonderful
Kipling was one of the greatest wordsmiths of the English language and these fables are told in a simple and irresistible manner. They're timeless
Kipling is a writer for our times, and for all time
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Rudyard Kipling was a literary hero in his lifetime, and still one of the most celebrated children’s authors of all time. Here are three of his best books.