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The Jungle Book

author: Rudyard Kipling

Supporting Material: Available

ISBN 9788125951421
For Age Group 10 - 11 Years
Pages 96
Weight 0.211 Kg
Binding Paperback
Trim Size 6.25*9.5 inches
List Price 175.00

The Jungle Book was written by Rudyard Kipling. The story revolves around the adventures of an abandoned ‘man cub’ Mowgli. Mowgli is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle with the help of Baloo the bear and Bagheera the black panther, and then has to fight the tiger Shere Khan. When the wolves hear that the fierce tiger, Shere Kahn, is nearby, they decide to send Mowgli to a local ‘man tribe’.

About Author

Rudyard Kipling, British poet and novelist, was born on December 30, 1865, in Bombay (now Mumbai). He was the winner of England's first Nobel Prize for Literature. The early years of his life were spent in India where his father was posted and the country left a strong impression on him.

From 1882 to 1889 he worked as a journalist in Lahore writing poems, short stories and ballads about India and the British Army. At twenty five, a best-selling author, he travelled widely in Asia and America, where he married an American lady.

He wrote a large number of books though he is most fondly remembered for Kim, his best long novel written in 1901, and The Jungle Book, stylistically superb stories, written in 1894 and 1895.

Kipling was writing at a time when England ruled over a vast colonial empire, and his writings reflect the times he lived in. He died in 1936 at the age of seventy-one.

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