Author(s): Rudyard Kipling
How did the rhinoceros get his wrinkly skin? Why won't cats come when they're called? How did one curious elephant with a nose for trouble change the lives of all elephants everywhere? This title includes eight stories which give answers to these and other intriguing questions. Each story is illustrated by a contemporary picture-book artist.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), poet, short-story writer and journalist, was born in India. In 1907 he became the first English writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Among his classic works are the poem If and The Jungle Book. He is buried in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.