Category Archives: Rudyard Kipling

Gunga Din by Rudyard Kipling

A classic poem in dialect by Rudyard Kipling about a regimental water boy in India. I think I first heard it when I was in elementary school

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The Elephant’s Child by Rudyard Kipling

The Elephant’s Child is from Kipling’s Just So stories. The mangled words are built into the text. The first time I read curtiosity I said curiosity and then I realized he was playing with something you hear children do all … Continue reading

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The Jungle Book of Rudyard Kipling Ch01

Mowgli’s Brothers – The story of the boy who was raised by wolves.

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The Jungle Book of Rudyard Kipling Ch02

Rikki Tikki Tavi – The story of the brave mongoose who protected his adopted family from Nag the cobra.

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The Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling Ch01

How the Whale Got His Throat

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The Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling Ch02

How the Camel Got His Hump

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The Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling Ch03

How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin

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The Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling Ch04

How the Leopard Got His Spots

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The Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling Ch05

The Elephant’s Child

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The Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling Ch06

The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo

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The Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling Ch07

The Beginning of the Armadillos

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The Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling Ch08

How the First Letter Was Written

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The Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling Ch09

How the Alphabet Was Made

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The Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling Ch10

The Crab That Played With The Sea

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The Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling Ch11

The Cat That Walked By Himself

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The Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling Ch12

The Butterfly That Stamped

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West Is West by Lois Rather Ch01

Lois Rather was my cousin and a life long writer who greatly enjoyed doing research. She and her husband Clif operated the Rather Press where all the type was set by hand. They were well known and admired by those … Continue reading

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West Is West by Lois Rather Ch02

Ch02 East Is East

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West Is West by Lois Rather Ch03

Ch03 The Wild West

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West Is West by Lois Rather Ch04

Ch04 Frisco Bohemia

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