Released on 11 August 2016.
These twelve magical tales 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. Rightfully considered one of the enduring classics of children's literature, Just So Stories is an enchanting collection that still delights and illuminates over a century after it was first published.
Beautifully illustrated throughout by Kipling himself, this Macmillan Collector's Library edition also contains an afterword by editor Marcus Clapham.
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