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    The Jungle Books (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Rudyard Kipling, Volume editor W. W. Robson

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    DescriptionOften regarded as classic stories told by an adults to children, "The Jungle Books" also constitute a complex literary work of art in which the whole of Kipling's philosophy of life is expressed in miniature. They are best known for the "Mowgli" stories; the tale of a baby abandoned and brought up by wolves, educated in the ways and secrets of the jungle by Kaa the python, Baloo the bear, and Bagheera the black panther. The stories, a mixture of fantasy, myth and magic, are underpinned by Kipling's abiding preoccupation with the theme of self-discovery, and the nature of the "law".


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    Title
    The Jungle Books
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rudyard Kipling, Volume editor W. W. Robson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 286 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192835031
    ISBN 10: 0192835033
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1F
    BIC subject category V2: DSK
    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: YQE, YFA, FA
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: DSBH
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 823.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 08
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    B&T Book Type: EF
    B&T General Subject: 214
    BISAC V2.8: JUV030020
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV002000
    Thema V1.0: FBC
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford Paperbacks
    Publication date
    13 August 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford