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*New* July 2023 — I’ve finally edited out the offensive word from the fourth story, How the Leopard got his Spots, in my old librivox recording of the wonderful Just-So Stories.

Please see this post for a full explanation:

You can stream the new version of the book here:

Or you can subscribe to all the chapters at once in podcast form:

01 How the Whale got his Throat
02 How the Camel got his Hump
03 How the Rhinoceros got his Skin
04 How the Leopard got his Spots (clean version)
05 The Elephant’s Child
06 The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo
07 The Beginning of the Armadillos
08 How the First Letter was Written
09 How the Alphabet was Made
10 The Crab that Played with the Sea
11 The Cat that Walked by Himself
12 The Butterfly that Stamped