Into the Jungle: Stories for Mowgli

Into the Jungle: Stories for Mowgli

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Overview

Costa Children’s Book Award–winning author Katherine Rundell pens Kipling estate–approved Jungle Book origin stories

This wise and witty companion to Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 classic is likewise a series of connected stories about the man-cub Mowgli and his adventures among the animals in the Indian jungle. It includes all the original favorites like Baloo and Bagheera and gives female characters, like Mother Wolf, a more prominent role in Mowgli’s upbringing. The timely theme of the possibility of understanding and empathy across species, cultures, and genders will resonate with contemporary readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781536205275
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 10/02/2018
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 660,133
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Katherine Rundell was born in Kent, England, and raised in Zimbabwe. She is a fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, and the author of numerous award-winning books for children, most recently The Explorer, winner of the 2017 Costa Children’s Book Award. She has been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal and won the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award. Katherine Rundell lives in Oxford, England.

Icelandic-born Kristjana S. Williams is an award-winning illustrator and designer whose commissions include art for the Rio Olympic Games and The Wonder Garden, written by Jenny Broom.

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