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."
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."
— 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."
— 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