The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  

The Jungle Book

Written by Rudyard Kipling
Illustrated by Rafael Mayani
Part of the Illustrated Originals Series

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Kipling’s Jungle Book stories and poems remain some of the best-loved children’s literature, his stories of Mowgli, Bagheera, Baloo and Shere-Khan, and of Rikki-tikki and Toomai, retaining all their power to fascinate and intrigue young readers. Complete and unabridged, this version features lively colour illustrations throughout, certain to appeal to its audience. It also includes a short biography of Rudyard Kipling himself, just enough to introduce the man to modern children. ~ Andrea Reece


The Good Book Guide logo 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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Synopsis

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

Follow the adventures of Mowgli, a boy adopted by a family of wolves, and meet Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther, who teach him how to survive in the jungle, in Rudyard Kipling's classic adventure. Complete and unabridged, this padded hardback gift edition features the beautiful illustrations of Rafael Mayani throughout.

About the Author

Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay in 1865. He was educated in England but returned to India as an adult and worked as a journalist. There, he produced stories, sketches and poems that made him a literary celebrity when he returned to England in 1888. After their marriage, Kipling and his wife moved to Vermont, where he wrote The Jungle Book. Published in 1894, it became a children's classic all over the world. Tales of every kind, including historical and science fiction, continued to flow from his pen, including Kim (1901) and the Just So Stories (1902). From 1902 Kipling made his home in Sussex, but continued to travel widely and caught his first glimpse of warfare in South Africa, where he reported in the Boer War. Kipling was the recipient of many honorary degrees and other awards. He was the first writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize, in 1907, and in 1926 he received the Gold Medal of the royal Society of Literature. Kipling died in 1936.

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Format

Hardback
288 pages

Author

Rudyard Kipling
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Author's Website

www.kipling.org.uk/kip_fra....

Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st September 2017

ISBN

9781409564966

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