Kipling for young readers


(and the young in heart)




These were the stories he told his children when they were small. Each time he told them they had to be exactly the same as last time —Just So!


There is much more to Mowgli than you see in the movies, and many more characters in the Jungle Books.


Puck steps out of the hill in deepest Sussex, and introduces the children to an exciting cast of people from England's past.


The next year they meet Queen Bess, Saint Wilfrid, 7th Century Bishop of York, Nicholas Culpeper, herbalist, doctor, and astrologer...


Kipling greatly relished his schooldays, his alliance with his study-mates, 'Stalky' and 'Turkey', and their adventures.


Ten stories of courage, skill, wit and endeavour, which Kipling hoped would be of interest to teenagers—and perhaps inspire them.


If you read theses stories and like them
do write to johnrad99@gmail.com and tell us.

By the way because his initials were RK Kipling liked to
draw little pictures of Noah's Ark in his stories
as a secret signature.