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Rudyard Kipling - Author

About the Author

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.

Featured books by Rudyard Kipling

Rewards and Fairies

Rewards and Fairies

9+ readers 11+ readers

Author: Rudyard Kipling Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/05/2016

This second collection of stories and poetry featuring Dan and Una and their adventures with the fairy, Puck, is a classic to treasure. Rewards and Fairies was originally published by Macmillan in 1910. The collection includes If, the nation's favourite poem and features original illustrations by Charles E. Brock.

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Puck of Pook's Hill

Puck of Pook's Hill

9+ readers 11+ readers

Author: Rudyard Kipling Format: Paperback Release Date: 19/05/2016

Playing in the gardens of their home, Dan and Una come across Puck, an ancient fairy with a gift for storytelling. Puck of Pook's Hill was first published by Macmillan in 1906 and features the original illustrations by H. R. Millar.

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Other books by Rudyard Kipling

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

Author: Rudyard Kipling, Kayla Stark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2021

The Elephant's Child

The Elephant's Child

Author: Rudyard Kipling Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/08/2021

The tale of how the elephant got its trunk is one of the most beloved of the Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling wrote for children. The insatiably curious elephant's child peppers every animal he meets with questions about the mysterious crocodile who lives on the banks of the Lompopo River. When he finally meets the crocodile, he nearly becomes dinner. This rollicking story and Jonas's Laustroer's vibrant art have the makings of a modern classic.

The Man Who Would Be King

The Man Who Would Be King

Author: Rudyard Kipling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2021

Once Upon a Story: The Jungle Book

Once Upon a Story: The Jungle Book

Author: Rudyard Kipling Illustrator: Louise Pigott Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/08/2021

The Jungle Book Including The Second Jungle Book

The Jungle Book Including The Second Jungle Book

Author: Rudyard Kipling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2021

The Jungle Book introduces Mowgli, the human foundling adopted by a family of wolves. It tells of the enmity between him and the tiger Shere Khan, who killed Mowgli's parents, and of the friendship between the man-cub and Bagheera, the black panther, and Baloo, the sleepy brown bear, who instructs Mowgli in the Laws of the Jungle. This edition includes The Second Jungle Book which contains some of the most thrilling of the Mowgli stories. It includes Red Dog, in which Mowgli forms an unlikely alliance with the python Kaa, How Fear Came and Letting in the Jungle as well as The Spring Running, which brings Mowgli to manhood and the realisation that he must leave Bagheera, Baloo and his other friends for the world of man.

The Naulahka (Esprios Classics)

The Naulahka (Esprios Classics)

Author: Rudyard Kipling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2021

Just so Stories Annotated

Just so Stories Annotated

Author: Rudyard Kipling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/06/2021

Just so Stories Annotated

Just so Stories Annotated

Author: Rudyard Kipling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/06/2021

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