Just how did all the animals come to have each of their special characteristics? How was the alphabet created?Have you ever wondered how the Leopard got his spots, how the Rhinosaurus got his skin, or how the Alphabet was made? This witty and wonderful collection embarks upon a fanciful voyage to unearth the answers to these very questions, and more. The" Just So Stories" have long been regarded as a true classic of children's literature. This Heritage edition is published with Rudyard Kipling's original 1902 drawings, and color illustrations by Chris Riddell.