When the tiger Shere Khan attacks a village in the Indian jungle, little Mowgli is separated from his parents. A pack of wolves accepts him as their own offspring and feeds him. Mowgli is raised by the bear Baloo, the panther Bagheera, and the python Kaa. They teach Mogli the laws and language of the jungle. After his apprenticeship, Mowgli is strong enough to seek battle with the tiger Shere Khan. The bestseller ”The Jungle Book“ from 1894 made Rudyard Kipling famous. In 1907 he received the Nobel Prize for Literature. ”The Jungle Book“ was filmed several times. Kipling’s adventure story has become one of the most popular youth books in the world since Walt Disney’s wonderful cartoon. But it is precisely this apparent fame that distracts attention from this literary masterpiece that conjures up the exoticism of the jungle and the fascination of India like no other. The almost limitless imagination, the sparkling wit and not least the extensive knowledge of the Indian animal and plant world make up the magical charm of these stories. The book is decorated with the wonderful original illustrations by John Lockwood Kipling (1837-1911). Its size is about 170 pages. ABOUT THE BOOK SERIES The ApeBook Classics (ABC) bring to life famous and lesser known masterpieces of world literature in digital format. This means that even works that have almost been forgotten are preserved for cultural memory. apebook adheres to the highest standards in eBook production and offers you high quality, aesthetically pleasing classics at a fair price. Don't settle for cheap and loveless versions if you love good literature, instead choose low-priced but beautiful editions from a real publisher. With the ApeBook Classics you get professionally created eBooks that appreciate the literary value of their content through an appropriate design. Search for more ApeBook Classics titles to build your digital library by typing ”apebook” in the browse field. By the way, apebook also offers selected titles as paperback editions. And last but not least: apebook supports the environmental organization ”Save the rainforest”. By buying the books from our shop, you are doing the same. You can find a complete overview of the publishing programme at: www.apebook.de
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