Rudyard Kipling is a master storyteller and these books are classics that should be in every library. The two Jungle Books are collections of short stories about the adventures of Mowgli, Baloo and Bagheera - now made famous by Disney. The Just-So stories are about why animals are the way they are and Puck of Pook's Hill is a beautiful collection of short stories and poems. The three novels: The Man who would be King, Kim, Captain's Courageous are also included, "Kim" being thought to be the pinnacle of Kipling's writing. These stories are for teenagers or adults - they are coming of age books, stories of boys in their teens who learn to be men.
|Product dimensions:||6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 1.69(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 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.