The Complete Children's Short Stories
Wordsworth Editions, 2005 - Počet stran: 854
The Jungle Book introduces Mowgli, the boy foundling adopted by a family of wolves, Shere Khan the tiger, Bagheera the black panther and Baloo the sleepy brown bear.
How did the Leopard get his spots? How did the Elephant get his trunk? In Just So Stories Kipling wittily supplies the answers to these and other questions.
Puck of Pook's Hill relates how Dan and Una's magical meeting with Puck, the last of the People of the Hills, leads to their adventures with Romans and Crusaders, Saxons and Vikings... And later, in Rewards and Fairies, the three meet an array of characters ranging from Iron Age warriors to 'Good Queen Bess' and Sir Francis Drake.
In Kipling's rattling school yarn Stalky & Co, Stalky, M'Turk and the Beetle are a trio of scallywags with a keen desire to break the rules, their unruly activities give the stories an enduring appeal to all children - especially those who have ever wilted beneath the stern glance of a peevish schoolmaster.
Kipling's wry, sometimes tongue-in-cheek style will delight and entertain young readers while adults throughout the world will remember his stories with affection.
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Toomai of the Elephants
Her Majestys Servants
How Fear Came
The Butterfly that Stamped
Rewards and Fairies
A Tree Song
Sir Richards Song
The Runes on Welands Sword 433
A BritishRoman Song
The Miracle of Purun Bhagat
A SONG OF KABIR
The King Ankus
The Spring Running
THE OUT SONG
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 Elephants Child
The SingSong 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
A Song to Mithras
A Pict Song
King Henry VII and the Shipwrights
Song of the Mens Side
Slaves of the Lamp Part One
An Unsavoury Interlude
ners The Moral Reformers
A Little Prep
The Flag of Their Country
The Last Term
Slaves of the Lamp Part Two