Namm, Diane

Animal stories / retold from the classic originals by Diane Namm ; illustrated by Eric Freeberg. - New York : Sterling, 2010. - 150 p. : ill. ; 20 cm. - Classic starts .

"Just so" stories / by Rudyard Kipling. How the elephant got his trunk ; How the camel got his hump ; How the rhinoceros got his skin ; How the leopard got his spots ; How the whale got his throat ; The beginning of the armadillos -- Stories by Hans Christian Andersen. The leap-frog ; The wild swans -- Dog stories. A dog's tale / by Mark Twain ; Brown wolf / by Jack London -- Stories from "Queer Little Folks" / by Harriet Beecher Stowe. The squirrels that live in a house ; Mother Magpie's mischief.

An abridged retelling of a dozen stories about animals from well-known authors.

9781402766466 (pbk.)


Children's stories.
Short stories.
Animals--Fiction.
Fairy tales.

823.914 NAM

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