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Just So Stories - Rudyard Kipling, Jonathan Stroud
Just So Stories
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Rediscover the timeless tales of children's literature in this beautifully designed series from Pavilion. Exquisitely illustrated and published in uniform editions, these are a must for every child's bookshelf.
Rediscover the timeless tales of children's literature in this beautifully designed series from Pavilion. Exquisitely illustrated and published in uniform editions, these are a must for every child's bookshelf.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141321622 (0141321628)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
3.5 Just So Stories, Rudyard Kipling
Wowzas! I can't remember a book that started out so delightful and deteriorated into such a mess of Imperialist racism and misogeny. The trouble starts when humans start appearing in the stories. Before that, the stylistic elements and amusing tales are wonderful.
Calyre
Calyre rated it
- Eh bien, une supposition que tu dises que j'aie dit qu'elle aurait dit tout à fait autre chose, je ne vois pas quelle différence ça fait; parce que si elle a dit ce que tu dis que j'ai dit qu'elle avait dit, c'est la même chose que si je disais ce que j'ai dit qu'elle avait dit.
Pippin & The Book Next Door
Pippin & The Book Next Door rated it
3.5
Any story coming from the early 1900's is bound to be, at the very least, problematic. As a reader of classic stuff, I just knew that going in. That being said, I also thing it's worth it to allow outdated books to be outdated. Enjoy what you can, be mindful of how old it is, and be glad people no l...
Paperback Castles
Paperback Castles rated it
4.0 Just So Stories Set : For Little Children
The simple and childish naivety of these stories is truly endearing. I love how Kipling uses his fanciful imagination to explain the origin of the well-known animals, and I think every child will be loving it as well. My favorite story was "The Cat that Walked by Himself", which illustrates the cunn...
Book Candy
Book Candy rated it
3.0 Just So Stories
Cute stories of how the animals got to be who they are...
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