Lose yourself in the world of Mowgli the man cub, the small boy abandoned in the Indian jungle, the tale of the heroic mongoose Rikki-Tikki-Tavi and the story of Toomai the young elephant handler along with many more in this rich collection of fables. Kipling's work is full of important moral lessons and his vivid writing brings the sights and sounds of the jungle to life.
Bombay-born Kipling wrote his well-known stories in England, America and India in a hugely successful career that has truly stood the test of time. A controversial figure, he has sparked literary debate and political interest for years yet his works continue to be some of the most read in the world. His Jungle Book stories have become popular classics, with children the world over falling under his spell.