Just So Stories for Little Children

Anna Milbourne, Rosie Dickins and Rob Lloyd Jones

Age: 2+


Series: Story Collections for Children

Just So Stories for Little Children

Anna Milbourne, Rosie Dickins and Rob Lloyd Jones

Illustrated by John Joven

Age 2+


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This beautiful book illustrated by John Joven contains six of Rudyard Kipling’s classic ‘Just So Stories’, specially rewritten for little children. The stories include How the Elephant got his Trunk, How the Leopard got his Spots and How the Camel got his Hump. Perfect for reading aloud to young children or for older children to read by themselves.

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160 pages
6.6 x 8.4in
Hardback ISBN:
Anna Milbourne
Growing up on the Wirral and in Germany, Anna wrote plays about talking animals, and stories about naughty children, and drew on every available surface. After school, she did an Art Foundation course, then a degree in German Literature & Philosophy at Oxford University. In 1998 she found her perfect job at Usborne in London, writing about everything from curious penguins to trips to the Moon.

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Rosie Dickins
Rosie Dickins grew up in England and Hong Kong. An avid reader, she always loved dreaming up her own stories. After studying literature at Oxford University, art in Paris and plenty of travelling, she settled in London, where she works for Usborne Publishing. She has written over a hundred children's books, from award-winning information books to fiction.

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Rob Lloyd Jones
Rob studied Egyptology at university, but never thought he'd do much with it. Since joining Usborne in 2005, he's written loads of books about Ancient Egypt, and on topics ranging from space to the story of Islam. He is also the author of several award-winning historical adventure novels, and a hopeless cook.

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