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The Elephant's Child

Narrated by: Jack Nicholson
Length: 25 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 5-7
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Rudyard Kipling's story of how the elephant got its trunk has always delighted children with its playful use of language and sense of high adventure. Never has there been a more satisfying rendering of Kipling's most beloved "Just So" story, which explains what the world was like "in the beginning of years when the world was new and all..." Ages five and up. Narrated by Jack Nicholson with musical accompaniment by Bobby McFerrin.

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  • J. Silva
  • 30-12-18

Incomparable

Timeless, magical, and not just for small people. I’m pretty certain Kipling would have been pleased.

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  • Anne Maggiari
  • 01-12-19

A classic story made wonderfully new

I have always loved “the Elephant’s Child “and read it to my children many times. Jack Nicholson did a beautiful job of narrating and Bobby McFerrin’s vocal stylings were a delightful addition. You must add this to your Audible library, oh best beloved.

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  • Rachel
  • 23-07-19

Whimsical Classic

I loved this version when I was a kid, and now my children do too. The music and the narration make it stand out when compared to other audiobooks featuring this same story.

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  • Crystal
  • 15-01-19

best ever love this classic all time favorite

my childhood favorite no one does it better than jack Nicholson its a classic everyone should hear a great story for the whole family

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  • Russell Bernard
  • 03-08-18

Stories for the ears

Wonderful narration by Jack Nicholson music is by Bobby McFerrin is not to be missed.
These stories are not to be missed.

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  • Margie
  • 14-07-17

A great classic read but a master

a great classic story read by a master and music by one of the best modern people.