Just So Stories The Jungle Book Author:Rudyard Kipling Please note that the ISBN is 1904633889, not 1904633884 as the system keeps displaying. — The twelve magical "Just So Stories" tell, among other things, how the camel got his hump, the leopard his spots, the elephant his trunk, how the alphabet was made, and how a butterfly caused mayhem at the court of King Solomon when he stamped. Kipling's ow... more »n illustrations make "Just So Stories" one of the few enduring classics of children's literature that G.K. Chesterton called 'Fairy tales told to men in the morning of the world.'
This new impression includes Kipling's well-loved "The Jungle Book", a quite different set of stories that introduce the orphan Mowgli who runs with a wolf pack, and tells of his friends and adversaries such as Shere Khan the tiger, the Python Kaa, Baloo the sleepy brown bear, and Bagheera the black panther. A seperate story describes the deadly duel between Rikki-tikki-tavi and Nag the cobra.« less