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Just so Stories

By Kipling, Rudyard

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Book Id: WPLBN0000010851
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Just so Stories  
Author: Kipling, Rudyard
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Kipling, R. (n.d.). Just so Stories. Retrieved from http://www.ebooklibrary.org/


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IN the sea, once upon a time, O my Best Beloved, there was a Whale, and he ate fishes. He ate the starfish and the garfish, and the crab and the dab, and the plaice and the dace, and the skate and his mate, and the mackereel and the pickereel, and the really truly twirly-whirly eel. All the fishes he could find in all the sea he ate with his mouth -- so! Till at last there was only one small fish left in all the sea, and he was a small 'Stute Fish, and he swam a little behind the Whale's right ear, so as to be out of harm's way. Then the Whale stood up on his tail and said, 'I'm hungry.' And the small 'Stute Fish said in a small 'stute voice, 'Noble and generous Cetacean, have you ever tasted Man?'...

Table of Contents
· HOW THE WHALE GOT HIS THROAT · HOW THE CAMEL GOT HIS HUMP · HOW THE RHINOCEROS GOT HIS SKIN · HOW THE LEOPARD GOT HIS SPOTS · THE ELEPHANT'S CHILD · THE SING-SONG OF OLD MAN KANGAROO · THE BEGINNING OF THE ARMADILLOS · HOW THE FIRST LETTER WAS WRITTEN · HOW THE ALPHABET WAS MADE · THE CRAB THAT PLAYED WITH THE SEA · THE CAT THAT WALKED BY HIMSELF · THE BUTTERFLY THAT STAMPED

 

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