The Jungle Books

byRudyard KiplingIntroduction byAlberto ManguelAfterword byAlev Lytle Croutier

Mass Market Paperback | August 6, 2013

The Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling
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Rudyard Kipling’s beloved collection of short stories about a boy raised by wolves who learns the Laws of the Jungle.

Mowgli, lost in the deep jungle as a child, is adopted into a family of wolves. Hunted by Shere Khan, the Bengal tiger, Mowgli is allowed to run with the wolf pack under the protection of Bagheera, the black panther, and Baloo, the brown bear who teaches wolf cubs the Laws of the Jungle. Through his many adventures, Mowgli evolves from a man-cub to a just and compassionate human being who at last returns to join—perhaps to lead—his own kind.

W. Somerset Maugham calls Kipling “our greatest short story writer,” and in The Jungle Books, he says, Kipling’s “great and varied gifts find their most brilliant expression.” His most famous work effortlessly captures the imagination and has inspired beloved film adaptations, including Disney's The Jungle Book, as well as readers the world over. 

With an Introduction by Alberto Manguel
and an Afterword by Alev Lytle Croutier
Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was born in Bombay, the son of an Anglo-Indian professor of architectural sculpture. There he was brought up in the care of “ayahs,” or native nurses, who taught him Hindustani and the native lore that always haunted his imagination and can be seen reflected in The Jungle Books. At the age of six, he was sen...
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Title:The Jungle BooksFormat:Mass Market PaperbackProduct dimensions:384 pages, 6.88 X 4.19 X 1.01 inShipping dimensions:384 pages, 6.88 X 4.19 X 1.01 inPublished:August 6, 2013Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0451419189

ISBN - 13:9780451419187

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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