AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

HOW THE ELEPHANT GOT ITS TRUNK & OTHER WILD ANIMAL STORIES

by | Read by Virginia McKenna

Children Family Listening • 4 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1902

Rudyard Kipling's short origin stories from JUST SO STORIES, as well as "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" from THE JUNGLE BOOK, are whimsical delights for children. Virginia McKenna is wonderfully expressive in her narration. Her warm, pleasant cadence enlivens Kipling's stories, and her earnest enthusiasm in the dialogue between characters is captivating. She especially captures the naïveté of characters like the elephant's child and the butterfly who stamped. Her narration feels like she is reading a book to a group of children. After McKenna's reading of Kipling's stories, Allison Larkin conducts an interesting interview in which McKenna speaks about her love of wildlife and the Born Free Foundation. She also reads her own original poetry. This audiobook proves to be a treat for children and adults alike. D.M.W. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2018]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Alison Larkin Presents • 2018

DD ISBN $14.95

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×