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Description - The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

"Oh hear the call!-Good hunting all / That keep the Jungle Law!" -Night-Song in the Jungle When young little Mowgli's parents are run out of their camp by a formidable Bengal tiger, the toddler scampers to safety alone in the cave of a Seeonee wolf pack. Thereafter, forest animals succor Mowgli, and through his wits and their kindness, he reaches adulthood. Paradox exists in this paradise, but nowhere more forcefully than in the Bengal tiger, Shere Khan. In the contest that must occur between Shere Khan and Mowgli, which will triumph: the human intelligence of Mowgli, or the deep, instinctive cunning of the wily striped cat? Rudyard Kipling, who was forced to learn the art of self-preservation at a foster home and boarding school, believed in following the "Law of the Jungle." Part silly, part serious, the delightful stories in The Jungle Book convey Kipling's message in a way that children and adults alike appreciate.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781400138814
ISBN-10: 1400138817
Format: CD-Audio
(165mm x 172mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Tantor Media, Inc
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Rudyard Kipling

Short-story writer, novelist, and poet Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), the first Englishman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, is the author of such popular works as "The Jungle Book," "Kim," and ""The Man Who Would Be King."" Coming soon...

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