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A dozen fables by one of the world's great storytellers propose whimsical explanations of how certain animals acquired their distinctive physical characteristics: "How the Camel Got His Hump," "How the Whale Got His Throat," "How the Leopard Got His Spots," "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin," "The Elephant's Child," and 7 others. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "How the Camel Got His Hump."

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"How the Camel Got His Hump," "How the Whale Got His Throat," "How the Leopard Got His Spots," "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin," "The Elephant's Child," and seven others.

Synopsis:

"How the Camel Got His Hump," "How the Whale Got His Throat," "How the Leopard Got His Spots," "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin," "The Elephant's Child," 7 others. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

About the Author

Nobel Laureate Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) is best remembered for children's tales such as The Jungle Book as well as his poetry and stories about British soldiers in India, which include "Gunga Din" and The Man Who Would Be King. Kipling was enormously popular at the turn of the 20th century but his reputation declined with the change in attitude toward British imperialism. In recent years Kipling's works have found new acclaim as a vibrant source of literary and cultural history.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486417226
Author:
Kipling, Rudyard
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Children's Classics
Location:
Mineola, NY
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Children's stories, English
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Childrens classics
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Children's Evergreen Classics
Series Volume:
no. 15
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.21 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , "How the Camel Got His Hump," "How the Whale Got His Throat," "How the Leopard Got His Spots," "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin," "The Elephant's Child," and seven others.
"Synopsis" by ,
"How the Camel Got His Hump," "How the Whale Got His Throat," "How the Leopard Got His Spots," "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin," "The Elephant's Child," 7 others. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
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