Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling was a British author best known for his children’s books, including The Jungle Book (1894), The Second Jungle Book (1895), Just So Stories (1902), and Puck of Pook’s Hill (1906); his novel, Kim (1901); his poems, “Mandalay” (1890), “Gunga Din” (1890), and “If—” (1895); and his many short stories including, “The Man Who Would Be King” (1888) and the collections Life’s Handicap (1891), The Day’s Work (1898), and Plain Tales from the Hills (1888). He is regarded as one of the most significant contributors to the short story form.

  • Nationality: English
  • Birth Date: 30 Dec 1865
  • Death Date: 18 Jan 1936
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Just So Stories (1902)
Just So Stories are considered some of Kipling's best works. They give fantastical explanations for various phenomena.