Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book" is a childhood classic that has seen many adaptations since it was first published. This is the original 1894 edition that started it all. It includes the original illustrations which introduced the imagination of Kipling to a generation of readers. While many know Mowgli and Baloo and other beloved favorites from the movies, many parents will enjoy presenting the original tale to their children almost exactly the way young people enjoyed it from the beginning. In fact, this original edition also includes illustrations that were drawn by Rudyard Kipling's own father. This 1894 reprint edition will be a family heirloom for generations to come.
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||7 - 9 Years|
About the Author
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was one of the most popular writers in the United Kingdom in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His fiction works include The Jungle Book — a classic of children’s literature — and the rousing adventure novel Kim, as well as books of poems, short stories, and essays. In 1907, at the age of 42, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.