Rudyard Kipling was a poet, novelist and short story writer. He was born in Bombay. In 1907 he was the first British author to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Here in five volumes is a collection of the best among Kipling's humorous tales for children.Volume 1 includes: The Legend of Mirth, The Taking of Lungtungpen, Moti Guj - Mutineer, The Rout of the White Hussars, The First Sailor, Judson and the Empire, Namgay Doola, My Sunday at Home. Volume 2 includes: Alnaschar and the Oxen, The Bull that Thought, A Flight of Fact, Private Learoyd's Story, The Finances of the Gods, The Song of Seven Cities & The Necessitarian. Volume 3 includes: The Master-Cook, His Gift, The Press, The Village that Voted the Earth Was Flat. Volume 4 includes: The Puzzler, The Incarnation of Krishna Mulvaney, The Favulists, The Vortex. Volume 5: Galileo's Song, Little Foxes. My Lord the Elephant, Brugglesmith, The Sending of Dana Da.