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  • 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: 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 | 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 (2 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Benjamin May
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    Just So Stories is a collection of contemporary children's stories by Rudyard Kipling. Many of the stories are fictitious explanations for natural occurrences, including the stories How the Whale Got His Throat and How the Camel Got His Hump. These stories will keep children entertained for hours.

  • 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: Samuel West reads a selection of Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories: Samuel West reads a selection of Just So Stories

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Samuel West
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    Samuel West reads ten of Rudyard Kipling’s famous tales, as broadcast on BBC Radio 4. "How the Whale Got His Throat", "How the Leopard Got His Spots", "The Beginning of the Armadillos", "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin", "The Cat That Walked By Himself", "How the Camel Got His Hump", "The Crab That Played With The Sea", "The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo", "The Butterfly That Stamped", "The Elephant’s Child".

  • 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".

  • Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Joseph Bagley, Alexander Khorlin
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    Esli vy izuchaete anglijskij jazyk ili svobodno na nem govorite, u vas est' zamechatel'naja vozmozhnost' proslushat' na jazyke originala znamenitye "Skazki" Kiplinga o tom, kak zhivotnye stali takimi, kakimi my ih znaem, a zatem proverit' svoe ponimanie proizvedenija, proslushav russkij perevod.Tekst adaptirovan i sootvetstvuet urovnju Pre-Intermediate/ IntermediateAnglijskuju versiju chitaet Joseph Samuel Bagley Soderzhanie.

  • 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 | 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 28 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Edward Miller
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    "The Just So Stories" are a collection written by the world famous British author Rudyard Kipling, published in 1902. Highly fantasized origin stories, especially for differences among animals, they are among Kipling's best known works. "The Just So Stories" began as bedtime stories told to 'Effie' [Josephine, Kipling's child]; when the first three were published in a children's magazine, a year before her death, Kipling explained:... in the evening there were stories meant to put Effie to sleep.

  • 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

    • 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.

    Kerryann Kenney says: "A treasure"
  • 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.

    Ms. P.C says: "Storie fortold delighted we are stranger among u"
  • Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (56 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Matt Stewart
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    Written to be listened to, these humorous tales were bedtime stories Kipling first told to his eldest child, Effie.

  • Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Erica Risberg
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    Just So Stories is a collection of stories written by Rudyard Kipling in 1902. He developed them during one of his many journeys to Africa. He told children wonderful accounts of how the animal kingdom's eccentricities came about. The collection of stories came to be known for their wordplay and insistence of placing the wisdom of children at the heart of his stories.

    Stephen says: "Brings Kipling's Stories to Life!!"
  • 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.

  • The Just So Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    The Just So Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Art Malik
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    'In the high and far off times...' begins Rudyard Kipling’s 'How the Elephant Got His Trunk', and off we are taken by one of the most supreme storytellers into a world where children’s questions are turned neatly on their heads, and questions are provided which, far from stopping the stream of enquiries, only serve to make it gush faster.

  • 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 | 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!"
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