The Puzzler

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist."The Puzzler" is a humorous tale of a young man who is trying to engineer a...

The House Surgeon

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.The House-Surgeon is a strange tale about a haunted house. Not that there is...

Three Ghostly Stories

Three superb ghost stories by master storyteller, Rudyard Kipling. The Finest Story in the World: When the young bank clerk Charlie Mears comes up with an innovative idea for a...

Kim Level 4

The son of an Irish soldier and poor Irish woman is orphaned in India. The boy learns of India's culture and religions, and makes decisions on how to achieve enlightenment.This...

The Man Who Would Be King Classic Tales Edition

Through the sands of the scalding deserts of India, two loafing vagabonds follow a half scribbled map, heading for a land they hope to conquer.

How the Leopard Got His Spots

Kipling’s classic tale taken from the Just So Stories. Leopard is having trouble finding the other animals in the forest because they have camouflaged themselves. But he soon...

The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo

Kipling’s classic tale taken from the Just So Stories. Kangaroo was once a short woolly animal with short legs, but after being chased all day across the outback by dingo, he...

Tiger, Tiger A Story from the Jungle Books

Mowgli returns to the human village and is adopted by Messua and her husband who believe him to be their long-lost son Nathoo. But he has trouble adjusting life as a...

The Spring Running A Story from the Jungle Books

An almost grown-up Mowgli is restless for reasons he cannot comprehend. On a run through the jungle, he comes across the village where his adopted mother Messua is now living with...

How Fear Came A Story from the Jungle Book

During a drought, Mowgli and the animals gather at a shrunken river for a “water truce,” during which Hathi the elephant tells the story of how the first tiger got his stripes.

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