The Jungle Book

byRudyard KiplingIllustratorEdward J. Detmold, Maurice Detmold

Hardcover | October 18, 2010

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
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An otherwise modest edition of the first volume of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book appeared in 1908, distinguished mainly by the inclusion of 16 breathtaking color plates by the gifted artist twins Maurice and Edward J. Detmold. This new hardcover of the most beloved of Kipling's classic stories contains all of the Detmolds' original color illustrations. The plates were scanned from a rare set of portfolio prints to ensure the greatest possible fidelity. This classic served as the basis for many film adaptations, including the 2016 live-animation Disney release directed by John Favreau.
Kipling, who as a novelist dramatized the ambivalence of the British colonial experience, was born of English parents in Bombay and as a child knew Hindustani better than English. He spent an unhappy period of exile from his parents (and the Indian heat) with a harsh aunt in England, followed by the public schooling that inspired his &...
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Title:The Jungle BookFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:192 pages, 10 X 7 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 10 X 7 X 0.98 inPublished:October 18, 2010Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1606600095

ISBN - 13:9781606600092

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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