Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was born to British expatriates and lived in India for many years. The time he spent there as a child and later as a newspaper reporter and editor greatly influenced his writing, including such well-known works as Kim, The Jungle Book, and Just So Stories. Rudyard Kipling enjoyed success as a writer of short stories and poetry early on, and published his first novel in 1890. He traveled the world, living in Vermont for several years, before settling in Sussex, England. In 1907, he became the first Englishman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in LiteratureKipling, Rudyard is the author of 'Collection of Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories', published 2004 under ISBN 9780763626297 and ISBN 0763626295.