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How the Whale Got His Throat

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The whale was once a fearsome predator who ate humans, but was changed by one of his victims.
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Published July 1st 2007 by Orchard Books (first published 1902)
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Abigail the Fangirl
This short story was on Spotify so I thought, "Why not listen to it?"
Jim
Mar 02, 2014 Jim rated it it was amazing

When the Whale has eaten up every fish he can find, he meets the 'Stute Fish. Can the little fish escape the big Whale? And what happens when the Whale finds out that Man tastes nice?

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Bks.). CIP. Philomel. 1988. Tr $5.95. Kindergarten-Grade 3-- Small (6 square), single editions present new illustrations for two of the most popular "Just So Stories." Each is filled with full-color watercolor illustrations executed in subtle tones. The format consists of double-page sp

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Sep 30, 2015 Tortla rated it liked it
The audiobook version I listened to was cute. I'm not a huge fan of the illustrations in this print edition, though. Nor do I like the idea of misinforming children about whales. Unless the lies are particularly ridiculous, a la Dr. and Mr. Doris Haggis-on-Whey (AKA the Eggars brothers)... Maybe I just don't like Kipling.
Gary
Mar 28, 2015 Gary rated it liked it
A nice short story by Rudyard Kipling from the 'Just So' stories. Classic story telling by one of the literary giants, told in simple terms but reaches out to all ages.
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Read this on Booktrack with perfect sounds and music to back it up. Adorable children's story.
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narrated by Ralph Fiennes
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Joseph Rudyard Kipling was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.

Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888). His poems include "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), "The Gods of the Copybook Headings" (1919), "The White Man's Burden" (1899), and "If—" (1910). He is regarded as
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