The Jungle Book
Written by Rudyard Kipling
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Mowgli, the little boy brought up in the jungle with the wolves, is one of the best-loved characters of fiction. His friends - and enemies – among the jungle animals include Baloo the sloth bear, Bagheera the panther, and Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, the mongoose are all wonderful characters too and Rudyard Kipling’s imagining of the jungle provides a thoughtful insight into that very special habitat. ~ Julia Eccleshare
The Good Book Guide Review. This edition of The Jungle Book is freshly illustrated — by Maurice Wilson - in colour plates that have the quality of cave paintings, and in clear line and wash pictures of Mowgli and his jungle friends.
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- Alex Bateman, age 10 - 'As soon as I started reading I could tell why so many people have fallen in love with it.'
- Oliver Thorpe, age 10 - 'The Jungle Book is an appealing read for all ages. A set of traditional poems and tales from one of the world's most famous authors, Rudyard Kipling. An inspiring read.'
- Beatrice Whithear, age 8 - 'This book is about Mowgli the man cub who is bought up by wolves and the other animals he meets.'
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The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
First published by Macmillan in 1894, The Jungle Book is the classic collection of animal tales that shows Rudyard Kipling's writing for children at its best. The short stories and poems include the tale of Mowgli, a boy raised by a pack of wolves in the Indian jungle. We meet the tiger Shere Khan, Bagheera, the black panther, Baloo, the 'sleepy brown bear', and the python, Kaa. Other famous stories include the tale of the fearless mongoose Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, and that of elephant-handler Toomai of the Elephants. With a beautiful foiled cover, this edition from the original publisher of Rudyard Kipling's much-loved classic is a book to treasure.
Out in April 2016, the new feature-length live-action film of the Jungle Book from Disney.
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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
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