|No of pages||260|
|Book Publisher||Niyogi Books|
|Published Date||02 Jun 2021|
Author : Rudyard Kipling34 Books
Nobel prize-winning writer Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, India, but returned with his parents to England at the age of five. Influenced by experiences in both India and England, Kipling s stories celebrate British imperialism and the experience of the British soldier in India.
Amongst Kipling s best-known works are The Jungle Book, Just So Stories, and the poems Mandalay and Gunga Din. Kipling was the first English-language writer to receive the Nobel prize for literature (1907) and was amongst the youngest to receive the award.
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The jungle Book is a children’s classic that remains a favourite of each generation that reads it. The unforgettable characters of Mowgli, the little boy raised by wolves; his teachers, Baloo the bear and Bagheera the black panther; his enemies Shere Khan, the tiger and kaa the Python; and his brothers the wolves, continue to engage the imagination of children today.
The stories of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi the mongoose, Toomai of the elephants, Kotick the White seal, and some much-loved poems, make this book a delight to read and delve into time after time. Includes Timelines of the author’s life and year of publication to provide the literary, historical and cultural context of the book.