“You mustn’t swim till you’re six weeks old”

(notes by Alan Underwood)

Publication

Published in The Jungle Book (1894) with “The White Seal”, with its magical account of the upbringing of Kotick, white seal and protector of his people. It is collected in Songs from Books (1912) and later collections, as a Chapter Heading, though it is not strictly a heading.

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