The Elephant’s Child from the Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling tells the story of how the elephant got its trunk. Set on he banks of the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River in Africa.
This fabulous story from the Jungle Book is about a mongoose who is adopted by an English family in India. He resolutely defends the boy Teddy from the deadly cobra, Nag, and his wicked wife Nagaina.
The plucky Indian Mongoose defends an English family from the evil cobras, Nag and Nagaina. The climax on the veranda where Nagaina confronts the family at breakfast is one of the most thrilling in children’s literature.
Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Story explains why whales can only eat the very smallest of things.
Kipling’s Just So story, set when people still lived in caves: a clever woman makes a bargain with a clever cat – who will win out? Why cats are so independent and drink bowls of milk, while other animals earn their place by the fire.
A white seal his horrified to learn that seals are hunted and killed by humans for their skins. He is determined to find a place where seals can live without fear of being hunted.
The second and final part of Kipling’s story from the Jungle Book. The White Seal has gone in search of the Sea Cow who can tell him of a land never visited by humans.
Kipling’s Tale from when the world was very new tells how the Camel turned his “humph” into a “hump”.
A Just So Story by Kipling. Why is the Rhinoceros so wrinkly and so grumpy?
A just so story by Rudyard Kipling, read by Natasha, tells how the Leopard got his spots