Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English author of short stories, children’s literature, poetry, travelogues and science fiction. He is most famous for his short story collection The Jungle Book, Kim and several other stories. Kipling would receive a Noble Prize for Literature in 1907.

Rudyard Kipling’s first work of published fiction was a poetry collection called Schoolboy Lyrics. His first collection of short stories was The Phantom ‘Rickshaw in 1888, followed quickly by Plain Tales from the Hills that same year. Below is a list of Rudyard Kipling’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Light That Failed(1891) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Naulahka: A Story of West and East(1892) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Captains Courageous(1897) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Story of the Gadsbys(1899) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Under the Deodars(1899) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kim(1901) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
They(1905) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Puck of Pook's Hill(1906) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
With the Night Mail(1909) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


The Phantom 'Rickshaw(1888) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Plain Tales from the Hills(1888) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Life's Handicap(1891) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ballads and Barrack-Room Ballads(1893) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Many Inventions(1893) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Jungle Book(1894) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Second Jungle Book(1895) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Soldiers Three(1899) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Just So Stories(1902) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Five Nations(1903) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Traffics and Discoveries(1904) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kipling's Poems(1907) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Day's Work(1908) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Actions and Reactions(1909) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sea Warfare(1916) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Diversity of Creatures(1917) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Eyes of Asia(1919) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rudyard Kipling's Verse Inclusive Edition 1885-1918(1923) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man Who Was(1924) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Debits and Credits(1926) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Limits and Renewals(1932) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All the Mowgli Stories(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Phantoms and Fantasies(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Complete Verse(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kipling's Science Fiction(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Complete Supernatural Stories of Rudyard Kipling(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kipling's Fantasy Stories(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Science Fiction Stories of Rudyard Kipling(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Selected Stories of Rudyard Kipling(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mark of the Beast(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Elephant, the Hare and the Black Cobra(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Victorian Short Stories of Troubled Marriages(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Letters of Marque(1899) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Notes: Naulahka was co-authored by Wolcott Balestier. Life’s Handicap was also published as Mine Own People. The Elephant, the Hare and the Black Cobra was co-authored by Linda Newbery and Martin S. Waddell. Victorian Short Stories of Troubled Marriages was co-authored by Ella D’Arcy, George Gissing and Arthur Morrison.


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