The Jungle Book – With Illustrations by John Lockwood Kipling & Others
This book contains Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 collection of short stories, The Jungle Book. First published in magazines between 1893 and 1894, the tales of this volume represent fables featuring anthropomorphic animals that convey various moral messages. The most famous stories include ‘Rikki-Tikki-Tavi’, the tale of a brave mongoose, and ‘Toomai of the Elephants’, the story of a young elephant-handler. This timeless and beautifully illustrated collection would make for ideal bedtime reading, and is well deserving of a place on the family bookshelf. Illustrations by John Lockwood Kipling, W. H. Drake and Paul Frenzeny.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) was a seminal English writer of short stories, novelist, and poet. He is most famous for his poems concerning British soldiers in India and his wonderful children’s stories.