| Just So Stories|
|by Rudyard Kipling|
|Fanciful explanations, that delight both young and old, of how some curious things came to be, including stories of how the elephant got his trunk, how the camel got his hump, and how the alphabet was invented. Ages 6-9 |
About This Text
This text was prepared by Nate Ripperton, using
as copytext, Just So Stories, by
Rudyard Kipling, Illustrated by J. M. Gleeson and Paul
Branson, The Country Life Press, Garden City, NJ, 1912.
Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain
in the United States. By
U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after
its first publication.
An assortment of black and white llustrations
and color plates are included in this text.
The edition printed in 1912 contains outdated slang that has been
deemed innapropriate by the publishers, for today's children.
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