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The jungle book ([New] edition)

By: Kipling, Rudyard Jones, Matt(Designed by) Paolini, Christopher(Introduction by)

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Part of the Puffin classics series
0141325291 / 9780141325293
Paperback
823.8
05/03/2015
55 in stock Need More ?
England
18 cm vi, 217 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Quiz No: 211098, Points 9.00, Book Level 7.60,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Reprint. Previous edition: 1994.

Puffin Classics - the world's favourite stories - relaunched with exciting new covers. The Jungle Book is a classic story of friendship between man and beast. Saved from the jaws of the evil tiger Shere Khan, young Mowgli is adopted by a wolf pack and taught the law of the jungle by lovable old Baloo the bear and Bhageera the panther.

The adventures of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi the snake-fighting mongoose, little Toomai and the elephant's secret dance, and Kotick the white seal are all part of Mowgli's extraordinary journey with his animal friends. With an introduction by Christopher Paolini. Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was born in India, although educated in England.

He was a prolific writer and recognized as a genius.

In 1907 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

His many books for children include Just So Stories and Kim.

The book includes a behind-the-scenes journey, including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more. The Puffin Classics relaunch includes:A Little PrincessAlice's Adventures in WonderlandAlice's Adventures Through the Looking GlassAnne of Green Gables seriesBlack BeautyHans Andersen's Fairy TalesHeidiJourney to the Centre of the EarthLittle Women seriesPeter PanTales of the Greek HeroesThe Adventures of Huckleberry FinnThe Adventures of King ArthurThe Adventures of Tom SawyerThe Call of the WildThe Jungle BookThe OdysseyThe Secret GardenThe Wind in the WillowsThe Wizard of OzTreasure Island

BIC:

5AH Interest age: from c 7 years, YFA Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)

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