The Jungle Books (Paperback)

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By Rudyard Kipling, J. Lockwood Kipling (Illustrator), W. H. Drake (Illustrator)
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"As a child I loved The Jungle Books . . . If you want to look at the India of Kipling's time, there is no writer who will give it to you better." --Salman Rushdie The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book tell stories of the irrepressible Mowgli, who is rescued as a baby from the jaws of the evil tiger, Shere Khan. Raised by wolves and guided by Baloo the bear, Mowgli and his animal friends embark on a series of hair-raising adventures through the jungles of India.

About the Author


Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) is also known for Just So Stories and Kim. J. Lockwood Kipling, C.I.E., (1837-1911) was an illustrator and Rudyard Kipling's father.

Praise For…


"The incantatory text of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book still rewards reading aloud."
โ€” Sunday Times

"The child who has never run with Mowgli's wolf pack... has missed something that he will not get from any other writer."
โ€” Rosemary Sutcliffe

"As a child I loved The Jungle Books... If you want to look at the India of Kipling's time, there is no writer who will give it to you better."
โ€” Salman Rushdie

Product Details
ISBN: 9780099540922
ISBN-10: 0099540924
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication Date: July 9th, 2010
Pages: 277
Language: English
Series: Vintage Classics