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The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book


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Award-winning illustrator Robert Ingpen offers his stunning version of another classic: Rudyard Kiplings beloved stories of the boy Mowgli, rescued and raised by tigers in the heart of the jungle. The tales feature such unforgettable creatures such as Bagheera, the graceful black panther; Baloo, the kindly brown bear; and Kaa, the snake with the hypnotic stare. In addition, this timeless collection includes other favorites, such as “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi,” “The White Seal,” and “Toomai of the Elephants.”

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402782848
Publisher: Union Square Kids
Publication date: 10/02/2012
Series: Union Square Kids Illustrated Classics
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 189,923
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay in 1865, and his stories, sketches, and poems made him a literary celebrity. Published in 1894, The Jungle Book became a childrens classic all over the world, and tales of every kind continued to flow from Kiplings pen, including Kim (1901) and the Just So Stories (1902). Kipling was the recipient of many honorary degrees and was the first English writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize, in 1907. In 1926 he received the Gold Medal of the Royal Society of Literature. Kipling died in 1936.

Robert Ingpen began studying illustration and book design at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He was recently honored with Membership of the Order of Australia. In 1986 he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen medal for his contribution to childrens literature. He lives in Barwon Heads, Australia.

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