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The Djinn rolled himself up in his dust-cloak, and took a bearing across the desert, and he found the Camel most ‘scruciatingly idle, looking at his own reflection in a pool of water.
‘My long and bubbling friend,’ said the Djinn, ‘what’s this I hear of your doing no work…?’

Illustration for How the Camel got his Hump, from Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories, published in a limited edition of 1,000 copies by The Folio Society, 2012.

Watercolour on (old) Fabriano Artistico cold pressed, 180 x 255mm.