Into the Jungle: Stories for Mowgli

Into the Jungle: Stories for Mowgli

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Overview

Timed for the release of Warner Bros.’s film Mowgli in October 2018 and Disney's release of The Jungle Book 2 in 2019, here is a beautifully illustrated companion to Kipling's classic, by a writer of extraordinary storytelling ability, that explores its timeless themes in a careful update.

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: 9781536207880
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 10/02/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 188,700
File size: 40 MB
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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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