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The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story A Robert Ingpen Illustrated Classic

Written by Rudyard Kipling

Illustrated by Robert Ingpen

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The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story A Robert Ingpen Illustrated Classic Synopsis

'I still marvel at the inventiveness of Rudyard Kipling ... The characters come to life at the hand of Ingpen - just as my mother's voice brought them to life when she read them to me.' Michael Morpurgo From the moment a little naked cub wanders into the lair of Father Wolf and Mother Wolf to the moment when the master of the jungle returns to his own people, Mowgli's adventures comprise a fable of human life. Along with these stories are other animal tales. This is a magnificent new edition of the best-loved story featuring over 50 beautiful illustrations by award-winning Australian illustrator Robert Ingpen. Simply and beautifully written, The Jungle Book remains a classic work of children's literature. The story of Mowgli, the man-cub who is brought up by wolves in the jungles of India is one of the greatest literary myths ever created. A rich and complex fable of animal and human life, Kipling's enduring classic dazzles the imagination with its astonishing descriptive powers and lively sense of adventure. A charming original adaption, for younger readers.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781913519605
Publication date: 27th May 2021
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Illustrator: Robert Ingpen
Publisher: Welbeck Publishing Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages

About Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, but educated in England. In 1882 he returned to India, where he started work as a journalist and, while there, produced a body of work, stories, sketches and poems, which made him an instant literary celebrity. The Jungle Book, published in 1894, became a children's classic all over the world. Robert Ingpen was born in 1936 in Geelong, Australia. He studied illustration art and book design at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. In 1986 he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children's literature and has been honoured with Membership of the Order ...

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