The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

Hardback Collector's Library

By (author) Rudyard Kipling, Illustrated by Lockwood Kipling, Illustrated by W. H. Drake, Afterword by David Stuart Davies

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  • Publisher: Collector's Library
  • Format: Hardback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 100mm x 152mm x 16mm | 141g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1905716567
  • ISBN 13: 9781905716562
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Edition statement: Reissue, Unabridged
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 33,922

Product description

Each volume in the "Collector's Library" series has a specially commissioned Afterword, brief biography of the author and a further reading list. The Afterword for this edition of is by David Stuart Davies."The Jungle Book" shows Kipling's writing for children at its best. It is a collection of short stories and poems, revolving round the boy Mowgli, who was raised by a pack of wolves in India. We meet the tiger Shere Khan who attacked and drove off Mowgli's parents, Bagheera, the black panther, Baloo 'the sleepy brown bear, and the evil python, Kaa.Other stories include "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi", "The White Seal" and "Toomai of the Elephants", and the book contains the original illustrations of J Lockwood Kipling (Rudyard's father) and W H Drake.

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Other stories include "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," "The White Seal," and "Toomai of the Elephants," and the book contains the original illustrations of J. Lockwood Kipling (Rudyard's father) and W. H. Drake.