The Jungle Book


ISBN: 9780099573029 Author: ,,, Kipling, Rudyard Publisher: Vintage Children's Classics, Vintage Publishing Publication Date: 1st August 2012 Imprint: Vintage Children's Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.8 (edition:23) Pages: 228 Language: English Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subject:

When Mowgli is discovered in the jungle by wolves, they bring him up as one of their own. However, the jungle is not always easy for a man-cub and Mowgli must learn its secrets from Baloo the bear, Bagheera the panther and Kaa the python, especially if he is to avoid the Monkey-People and the evil tiger, Shere Khan.

No man’s cub can run with the people of the Jungle,’ howled Shere Khan. ‘Give him to me!

When Father Wolf and Mother Wolf find a man-cub in the jungle, they anger the greedy tiger Shere Khan by refusing to surrender it to his jaws, and rear the child as their own. But when little Mowgli grows up, the pack can no longer defend him. He must learn the secret of fire, and with the help of his friends Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear, he faces his nemesis at last.

BACKSTORY: Learn about India’s jungles and the animals that live there!

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