The delightful tales of whales and cats and kangaroos and crabs - everything from how the camel got in a humph (and got his hump!) to how the alphabet was invented. Enchanting and funny, these stories are brought to life by the fantastical narration of Tony Robinson.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was born in India, although educated in England. He was a prolific writer and recognized as a genius. In 1907 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. His many books for children include The Jungle Book and Kim. Tony Robinson's best known roles are Baldrick in Blackadder; the Sheriff of Nottingham in Maid Marian and Her Merry Men, for which he also wrote the scripts; and as Time Team's presenter. He is also an award-winning scriptwriter and author of children's books.