The Jungle Book and Other Classics collects three timeless adventure classics by Rudyard Kipling:
The Jungle Book features tales of Mowgli, the man-cub, a young boy taught the Law of the Pack by jungle animals who have raised him as one of their own. This book also includes "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," Kipling's classic tale of a courageous mongoose who protects the human family that raised him from the sinister cobra Nagiana.
The Second Jungle Book features more tales of Mowgli, his jungle family, and the conflicts he experiences as he outgrows the world of his native habitat.
Kim is Kipling's tale of orphan Kimball O'Hara, who lis living a vagabond life on the streets of India when he is put to work by the British secret service as an agent involved in the intrigues of the Great Game, a political conflict between Great Britiain and Russia.
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.