Long ago when the world was brand new, the sun rose into the sky and brought the first day. Then, from every side, from under leaves and from behind rocks, creatures began to appear. To begin with, all the creatures were rather alike - they had no idea what they were going to become. All these stories are beautifully told by one of our leading poets, Ted Hughes.
Why the Owl Behaves as it does How the Whale Became How the Fox Came to be where it is How the Polar Bear Became How the Hyena Became How the Tortoise Became How the Bee Became How the Cat Became How the Donkey Became How the Hare BecameHow the Elephant Became