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Why the Rhinoceros Got His Skin Just So Story No 4

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ISBN-10: 1492136883

ISBN-13: 9781492136880

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sheila Graber, Rudyard Kipling

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The story of the Rhinoceros is mainly about the dangers of being both ill-mannered and greedy. It also Magically combines the life-skills of a cake-making Parsee on the shores of the Red Sea with an ill-tempered Rhinoceros who is over- proud of his smooth skin...just watch out for those Crummy Cake-Crumbs! In 1980 Sheila Graber was commissioned to create a series of animated films for World TV based on Rudyard Kipling's "Just So Stories" These books have full colour images on every page. These are based on the hand painted art work created on plastic "cel"for that series. To see some cels for REAL go to
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 8/12/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.16" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Kipling, who as a novelist dramatized the ambivalence of the British colonial experience, was born of English parents in Bombay and as a child knew Hindustani better than English. He spent an unhappy period of exile from his parents (and the Indian heat) with a harsh aunt in England, followed by the public schooling that inspired his "Stalky" stories. He returned to India at 18 to work on the staff of the Lahore Civil and Military Gazette and rapidly became a prolific writer. His mildly satirical work won him a reputation in England, and he returned there in 1889. Shortly after, his first novel, The Light That Failed (1890) was published, but it was not altogether successful. In the early…