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The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book Series, Book 1 · The Jungle Book

by Rudyard Kipling

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Now a major motion picture starring Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, and Idris Elba: The amazing adventures of a boy named Mowgli and his brave animal friends
The fourteen fables in this landmark of children's literature tell the story of Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. With the help of Baloo the bear, Kaa the python, and Bagheera the black panther, Mowgli learns the laws of the wild and survives countless escapades—none more thrilling than his confrontation with the menacing tiger Shere Khan, king of the jungle.
Many other unforgettable characters appear in The Jungle Book, including Kotick, a rare white seal who searches for a safe haven from those who hunt him; Rikki-tikki-tavi, a brave mongoose who saves a boy and his family from a pair of deadly cobras; and Toomai, a ten-year-old elephant trainer who risks everything to witness one of the world's greatest mysteries: the dance of the elephants.
As educational as it is entertaining, Rudyard Kipling's masterpiece has delighted and inspired generations of readers the world over.
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Publication Details

Publisher:
Open Road Media
Imprint:
Open Road Media Teen & Tween
Publication Date:
2014
Series:
The Jungle Book

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Rudyard Kipling (Author)

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was born in Bombay and educated in England. He returned to India to begin a career in journalism and would go on to become one of the most popular and acclaimed writers of his day. Among his best-loved works is T...

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