Just So Stories

Just So Stories

eBook - 2012
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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.
Publisher: [United States] : Dover Publications : Made available through hoopla, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
ISBN: 9780486114415
0486114414

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stinkpot
Mar 19, 2017

This is such a cute little edition with a ribbon bookmark and original illustrations. A book that you will want to read out loud to your kids. There are many words they won't understand, but they will love the lilting and rhyming sounds of his writing method! (I put my son's favorite quote in the quotes area on this web page. You will see what I mean.)

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rUngrich
Apr 02, 2011

A copy of this book was given to
my family (I believe) by a freindly
neighbor family, but unfortunaltely
my mother had an attitude about
them and, though I tried to keep
them, eventually they were lost.
I was so happy to find this copy
of stories I had read while growing
up, and I sincerely thank that family, the Painters, though they
may not even remember these
books at this late date. I will enjoy rereading the stories, I am sure. --r

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Mar 19, 2017

A great, high, tall forest full of tree trunks all ’sclusively speckled and sprottled and spottled, dotted and splashed and slashed and hatched and cross-hatched with shadows.

Black_Horse_98 Aug 09, 2014

He went from Graham’s Town to Kimberley, and from Kimberley to Khama’s Country, and from Khama’s Country he went east by north, eating melons all the time, till at last he came to the banks of the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about w

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Mar 19, 2017

stinkpot thinks this title is suitable for 6 years and over

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