Indian born Rudyard Kipling was an English short story writer, poet, and novelist who is remembered for his chiefly for his tales for children. In 1907 Rudyard got Nobel Prize for literature. Well known for his work of fiction The Jungle Book, KIM, and other short stories are popular among children. He worked extensively especially for children. Rudyard wrote both prose and verse in the late 19th and 20th century. Kipling got his education from United Services College and after school Kipling could not continued his study and became assistant editor of a small local newspaper in Lahore now in Pakistan.
Just So Stories is collection of stories was first published in 1902 is a fantastic accounts of various phenomena. The Just So Stories theme is wonderful and the animals are modified like man. The children will love to read the book how the whales has a tiny throat from a swallowed mariner and tied a raft which blocked the whole, how the camel has a hump given him by a jinn as punishment. There are so many interesting stories. Kipling has illustrated its original editions of Just So Stories. The Cheap Books has good list of stories like 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 and the butterfly that stamped, the tabu.
Just so stories are also known as ad hoc fallacy. Ad hoc fallacy is a term used in anthropology and social sciences and philosophy. The book contains fictional and fanciful stories for Children Story Books and all tales pretend to elaborate the characteristic of animals. You can buy Audio Books Online too.