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Wonderful stories wonderfully told. Kipling's Just so stories are full of fun and inventive language, and some of his lesser known Jungle Book stories will captivate you with the adventure of animals.

Wonderful stories wonderfully told. Kipling's Just so stories are full of fun and inventive language, and some of his lesser known Jungle Book stories will captivate you with the adventure of animals.
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Wonderful stories wonderfully told. Kipling's Just so stories are full of fun and inventive language, and some of his lesser known Jungle Book stories will captivate you with the adventure of animals.

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The Crab that Played with the Sea

9/10/2012
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A Just So story by Rudyard Kipling explains how the sea got its tide. Read the full text of The Crab that Played with the Sea and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:26:52

How the Leopard Got His Spots

7/23/2012
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A just so story by Rudyard Kipling, read by Natasha, tells how the Leopard got his spots Read the full text of How the Leopard Got His Spots and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:16:38

How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin

6/1/2012
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A Just So Story by Kipling. Why is the Rhinoceros so wrinkly and so grumpy? Read the full text of How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:08:17

How the Camel got his Hump

4/11/2011
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Kipling's Tale from when the world was very new tells how the Camel turned his "humph" into a "hump". Read the full text of How the Camel got his Hump and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:08:54

The White Seal Part Two

10/18/2010
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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. Read the full text of The White Seal Part Two and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:25:13

The White Seal Part One

10/11/2010
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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. Read the full text of The White Seal Part One and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:27:53

The Cat that Walked by Himself

7/5/2010
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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. Read the full text of The Cat that Walked by Himself and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:29:25

How The Whale Got His Throat

2/8/2010
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Rudyard Kipling's Just So Story explains why whales can only eat the very smallest of things. Read the full text of How The Whale Got His Throat and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:12:55

Rikki-tikki-tavi Part Two

1/28/2007
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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. Read the full text of Rikki-tikki-tavi Part Two and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:24:54

Rikki-tikki-tavi Part One

1/21/2007
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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. Read the full text of Rikki-tikki-tavi Part One and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:24:49

The Elephant’s Child

1/24/2006
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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. Read the full text of The Elephant’s Child and see our illustration on Storynory.

Duration:00:20:22