The Jungle Book, Book 1
Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.
This edition of The Jungle Book includes a Biographical Note, Foreward, Preface, and Afterword by Jane Yolen.
Run with them. Or fear them--
Bagheera the Panther: A silken shadow of boldness and cunning.
Kaa the Python: A thirty foot battering ram driven by a cool, hungry mind.
Baloo the Bear: who keeps the lore and the Law, and teaches the Secret Words.
Rikki the Mongoose: The young protector who sings as he slays.
Akela and Raksha the Wolves: Demon warriors of the Free People.
Shere Khan the Tiger: The dreaded enemy of all.
And Mowgli the Man-cub: The orphan baby raised by the wolves, taught by Baloo, trained by Bagheera and Kaa. The sorcerer who knows the ways of the jungle and speaks the language of the wild...
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Review: The Jungle BookUser Review - Devon - Goodreads
As I'm only a short way into the book, I find Rudyard Kipling's writing to be extremely lyrical and completely enticing. The characters are involved and emotional and draw you in from the moment you start reading about them. Very much recommend this book. Read full review
Review: The Jungle BookUser Review - Ivan Stoikov - Allan Bard - Goodreads
Classic children's book! There are amazing facts about many animals, and the stories are great! A week ago, i asked an Indian friend of mine whether he knew or heard about the curiosity of mongooses ... Read full review