The Jungle Book (audio-CD) - read by Tony Robinson by Rudyard Kipling, Tony Robinson
  

The Jungle Book (audio-CD) - read by Tony Robinson

Written by Rudyard Kipling, Tony Robinson

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Book and CD. This is a classic story of friendship between man and beast as Mowgli goes on an extraordinary journey with his animal friends. This title is brilliantly read by Tony Robinson.

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The Jungle Book (audio-CD) - read by Tony Robinson by Rudyard Kipling, Tony Robinson

This title presents a classic story of friendship between man and beast. Saved from the jaws of the evil tiger Shere Khan, young Mowgli is adopted by a wolf pack and taught the law of the jungle by lovable old Baloo the bear and Bhageera the panther. The adventures of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi the snake-fighting mongoose, little Toomai and the elephant's secret dance, and Kotick the white seal are all part of Mowgli's extraordinary journey with his animal friends.

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Rudyard Kipling, Tony Robinson

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 188. 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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Cd-audio

Author

Rudyard Kipling, Tony Robinson
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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

5th March 2009

ISBN

9780141809083

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