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The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo – Rudyard Kipling – Just So Stories – Read Along

The Kangaroo wants to be different. He wants to be popular so that other animals will follow him. His wish is granted – but why is Yellow- Dog Dingo chasing him all through the land?

A fresh, new retelling of the classic Just So Story to bring it up to date with more modern ideas, language. The author, Rudyard Kipling, also wrote the Jungle Book over a hundred years ago.

Get the book from amazon here in the UK Here in the USA And here in Canada.

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How the Whale Got His Throat – New Read Aloud Story

Here’s a new follow along story in my Rudyard Kipling Just So retellings. Number five of eight. There’s more to come!

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?

A fresh, new retelling of the classic Just So Story by Rudyard Kipling, who also wrote the Jungle Book over a hundred years ago.

How the Whale Got His Throat has been re-written and illustrated to bring it up to date with more modern ideas, language and idioms while keeping all the essential fun, language and playfulness of the original.

You can get the paperback or ebook from amazon with these links: In the UK https://amzn.to/3vTBq8F In the USA https://amzn.to/3mnRFrg In Canada https://amzn.to/3vTBG7D

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Alpha Betty – Learn English Through Story – Word Play

Betty loves making signs, she even sets up her own shop to sell them. But will Tacky Tim’s Sign Superstore put her out of business?

Easy text for beginners and learners.

Playful word images helping to tell the story.

I was a signwriter many years ago, so this story comes from the heart and is one of my favourites. I think it is quite unusual. In preparing the video, I realise that business quite often comes into my stories. I think I want children to know that most stuff happens because of the enterprise of people who get up and do things!