The Jungle Book

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Courage Books, Feb 16, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 55 pages
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Spectacular, full-color watercolor paintings by the late American illustrator Don Daily bring this presentation of the classic story to life in an exciting new way. Readers ages 4 to 8 will delight in G. C. Barrett's faithful retelling of Kipling's beloved nineteenth-century tale as they follow the boy Mowgli and his wise animal friends on their journeys of adventure and discovery in the jungles of India. This illustrated classic, with glorious, evocative art, includes a full-color, imaginatively illustrated gatefold that renders Mowgli's travels even more fantastic.

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It takes a lot of talent to write for children. The writing must be kept simple, but it can still be beautiful. Best of all, these stories must be exciting and very imaginative, something I also love ... Read full review

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It takes a lot of talent to write for children. The writing must be kept simple, but it can still be beautiful. Best of all, these stories must be exciting and very imaginative, something I also love ... Read full review

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Joseph Rudyard Kipling (December 30, 1865 - January 18, 1936) was a British author and poet, born in India. He is best known for the children's story The Jungle Book (1894), the Indian spy novel Kim (1901), the poems Gunga Din (1892), If (1895), and his many short stories.The height of his popularity was the first decade of the 20th century: in 1907 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, still its youngest-ever recipient to date, and in 1934 he shared the Gothenburg Prize for Poetry with William Butler Yeats. In his own lifetime he was primarily considered a poet, and was even offered a knighthood and the post of British Poet Laureate- though he turned them both down.

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