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  • Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By David Thorn
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    Rudyard Kipling's classic collection of short stories for children, offers fantastic explanations for the origins of certain animals' characteristics, why tides ebb and flow and even how the alphabet was invented.

    ESK says: "Excellent but for the recording"
  • Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Geoffrey Palmer
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    Here is the complete and unabridged collection of Rudyard Kipling's delightful Just So Stories, which he first told to his own children before setting them down on paper: How the Camel Got His Hump, How the Leopard Got His Spots, How the Elephant Got His Trunk, The Butterfly that Stamped, and many others.

    Tea Thyme says: "A wonderful reading of a terrific collection!"
  • Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Jim Weiss
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    Kipling's own drawings, with their long, funny captions, illustrate his hilarious explanations of "How the Camel Got His Hump", "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin", "How the Armadillo Happened", and other animal How's. He began inventing these stories in his American wife's hometown of Brattleboro, Vermont, to amuse his eldest daughter - and they have served ever since as a source of laughter for children everywhere.

    Beverley says: "Timeless stories masterfully narrated"
  • Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    Kipling’s Just So Stories are among the most enduring classic children’s tales. They follow the traditional genre of stories which explain how unusual natural phenoma came about, often using fantastic and highly magical explanations. Kipling himself was born and spent his very early life in India, and some of the inspiration for these stories comes from traditional tales he heard from his ayah and the family’s other servants.

    courtney says: "Love these Stories!"
  • Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Shelly Frasier
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    Drawing from the oral storytelling traditions of India and Africa, Nobel prizewinner Rudyard Kipling's vigorous, amusing tales offer imaginative answers to unanswered questions about animals and provide little pearls of wisdom. These classic tales, filled with playfully clever animals and people have entertained young and old alike for over a hundred years.

  • Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Flo Gibson
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    "How the Whale Got His Throat", "The Elephant's Child", "How the Leopard Got His Spots", "How the Alphabet Was Made" and "The Butterfly That Stamped" are just a few of these enchanting tales of the dawn of the world.

  • Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Flo Gibson
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    Let young adults discover the exotic landscape, the wondrous magic, and the fascinating menagerie of creatures - jaguars and kangaroos, hedgehogs and leopards - that have made Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories worldwide favorites for a century. Included: "The Crab that Played with the Sea", "How the Camel Got His Hump", and 10 others.

  • Just So Stories - The Cat Who Walked By Himself | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories - The Cat Who Walked By Himself

    • UNABRIDGED (29 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Johnny Morris
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    A classic fable from Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, read by Johnny Morris. Have you ever wondered how and why the animals came to be as they are? In these magical tales, drawn from stories he heard as a child in India as well as on folk traditions he later collected all over the world, Rudyard Kipling gives some wonderfully imaginative explanations.

  • Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Carl Reiner
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    Tales like How the Leopard Got His Spots and The Elephant's Child answer questions only children would ask and answer them in a way only children would believe. Kipling very much intended his Just So Stories to be read aloud - and no one does it better than Carl Reiner as he brings each original story to life. A superbly amusing and entertaining experience, Kipling's Just So Stories will delight both young and old alike.

    Jane says: "Delighful - Beautifully Read"
  • Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By David Lazarus
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    These stories were meant to be told aloud, and the narrator David Lazarus is perfectly suited to tell these 12 tales Kipling originally told to his children over a century ago. The stories are not only entertaining, but many include a moral lesson, such as "How the Camel Got His Hump," a lesson about being lazy and procrastinating. If you have a cat, you will see him in "The Cat That Walked by Himself".

  • Just So Stories: The Elephant's Child | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories: The Elephant's Child

    • UNABRIDGED (20 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Johnny Morris
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    A classic fable from Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, read by Johnny Morris. Have you ever wondered how and why the animals came to be as they are? In these magical tales, drawn from stories he heard as a child in India as well as on folk traditions he later collected all over the world, Rudyard Kipling gives some wonderfully imaginative explanations.

  • Just So Stories: How the Leopard Got His Spots | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories: How the Leopard Got His Spots

    • UNABRIDGED (14 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Johnny Morris
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    A classic fable from Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, read by Johnny Morris. Have you ever wondered how and why the animals came to be as they are? In these magical tales, drawn from stories he heard as a child in India as well as on folk traditions he later collected all over the world, Rudyard Kipling gives some wonderfully imaginative explanations.

  • Just So Stories and Traditional Fairy Stories | Rudyard Kipling,Hans Christian Andersen,Brothers Grimm

    Just So Stories and Traditional Fairy Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling, Hans Christian Andersen, Brothers Grimm
    • Narrated By Jane Asher, Ian Ogilvy, Fiona Fullerton, and others
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    Just So Stories - Amusing and fanciful answers to questions of how animals obtained their individual characteristics. "How the Alphabet Was Made"; "How the Camel Got His Hump"; How the First Letter Was Written"; "The Butterfly That Stamped"; "The Cat That Walked by Himself"; "The Crab That Played with the Sea"; "The Elephant's Child"; "The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangeroo"; "How the Leopard Got His Spots"; "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin"; "How the Whale Got His Throat"; "The Beginning of the Armadillos".

  • Selected Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Selected Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (53 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Stephen McLaughlin
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    Why does the giraffe have spotty skin? Why do melons taste just so? An insatiably curious young elephant can't stop asking questions, until one in particular gets him into worse trouble than he could have ever imagined.

  • Just So Stories: How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories: How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin

    • UNABRIDGED (6 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Johnny Morris
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    A classic fable from Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, read by Johnny Morris. Have you ever wondered how and why the animals came to be as they are? In these magical tales, drawn from stories he heard as a child in India as well as on folk traditions he later collected all over the world, Rudyard Kipling gives some wonderfully imaginative explanations.

  • Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories

    • ABRIDGED (51 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Boris Karloff
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    Four imaginative fables by one of the world's great storytellers propose whimsical explanations of how certain animals acquired their distinctive physical characteristics.

  • Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories: Volume 1 | Rudyard Kipling

    Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories: Volume 1

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 5 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Ghizela Rowe, Tim Graham
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    Written by Rudyard Kipling, the popular British Victorian writer, these origin stories are fantasized tales written with a delightful sense of whimsy that charms adults and children alike. These excellent readings by Ghizela Rowe & Tim Graham make it abundantly clear why they have become such special classics that continue to tantalize and excite the imagination.

  • Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories: Volume 2 | Rudyard Kipling

    Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories: Volume 2

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 7 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Ghizela Rowe, Tim Graham
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    Written by Rudyard Kipling, the popular British Victorian writer, these origin stories are fantasized tales written with a delightful sense of whimsy that charms adults and children alike. These excellent readings by Ghizela Rowe & TimGraham make it abundantly clear why they have become such special classics that continue to tantalize and excite the imagination.

  • Just So Stories: How the Camel Got His Hump | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories: How the Camel Got His Hump

    • UNABRIDGED (6 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Johnny Morris
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    A classic fable from Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, read by Johnny Morris. Have you ever wondered how and why the animals came to be as they are? In these magical tales, drawn from stories he heard as a child in India as well as on folk traditions he later collected all over the world, Rudyard Kipling gives some wonderfully imaginative explanations.

  • Just So Stories: How the Whale Got His Throat | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories: How the Whale Got His Throat

    • UNABRIDGED (7 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Johnny Morris
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    A classic fable from Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, read by Johnny Morris. Have you ever wondered how and why the animals came to be as they are? In these magical tales, drawn from stories he heard as a child in India as well as on folk traditions he later collected all over the world, Rudyard Kipling gives some wonderfully imaginative explanations.

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