The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (Hardcover)
A sumptuous hardcover edition of Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale, beautifully illustrated in full color by award-winning artist Nicola Bayley.
First published more than a century ago, The Jungle Book’s seven stories and assorted poems about life in the Indian jungle have delighted countless readers ever since. Here, the three stories about man-cub Mowgli are presented in Kipling’s unabridged words — complete with the poems that frame each of the stories — and accompanied by stunning full-color illustrations by Nicola Bayley. The result is an exquisite classic to treasure for another century to come.
About the Author
Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was born in India and spent his early childhood there. The most famous writer of his time, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907, thirteen years after the publication of The Jungle Book.
Nicola Bayley is one of England’s best-loved artists. Two of her picture books have been short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal.