The Second Jungle Book: (Rudyard Kipling Classics Collection)

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That spring the mohwa tree, that Baloo was so fond of, never flowered. The greeny, cream-coloured, waxy blossoms were heat-killed before they were born, and only a few bad-smelling petals came down when he stood on his hind legs and shook the tree. Then, inch by inch, the untempered heat crept into the heart of the Jungle, turning it yellow, brown, and at last black. The green growths in the sides of the ravines burned up to broken wires and curled films of dead stuff; the hidden pools sank down and caked over, ...
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The Second Jungle Book

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That spring the mohwa tree, that Baloo was so fond of, never flowered. The greeny, cream-coloured, waxy blossoms were heat-killed before they were born, and only a few bad-smelling petals came down when he stood on his hind legs and shook the tree. Then, inch by inch, the untempered heat crept into the heart of the Jungle, turning it yellow, brown, and at last black. The green growths in the sides of the ravines burned up to broken wires and curled films of dead stuff; the hidden pools sank down and caked over, keeping the last least footmark on their edges as if it had been cast in iron; the juicy-stemmed creepers fell away from the trees they clung to and died at their feet; the bamboos withered, clanking when the hot winds blew, and the moss peeled off the rocks deep in the Jungle, till they were as bare and as hot as the quivering blue boulders in the bed of the stream.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781508764304
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/6/2015
  • Pages: 146
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.31 (d)

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    Posted January 21, 2012

    Awesome. That is all you can say.

    The reason i cant say much is because the thing wont even load. Come on! This happened with the last two books i tried to load. Hey, after that i wrote quite a bit. You read the book and could barely say anything. What is your excuse? "I was so amazed i couldnt even speak... it wont even let me rate this with no stars. This is really starting to make me angry.

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