Here is the thrilling story of Rikki, a fearless young mongoose who finds himself locked in a life-and-death struggle to protect a boy and his parents from Nag and Nagaina, the two enormous cobras who stalk the gardens outside the familys home in India. Nobel Prize winner Rudyard Kiplings... show more
Here is the thrilling story of Rikki, a fearless young mongoose who finds himself locked in a life-and-death struggle to protect a boy and his parents from Nag and Nagaina, the two enormous cobras who stalk the gardens outside the familys home in India. Nobel Prize winner Rudyard Kiplings timeless masterpiece has been lovingly passed from one generation of readers to the next. Triumphantly brought to life in stunning watercolors from Caldecott Honor artist Jerry Pinkney, this is a tale that will win the hearts of young and old alike
Publish date: September 26th 1997
Publisher: Morrow Junior Books
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Picture Books
, Short Stories
Genre: Gardening / Family / Animals / Snakes / Adventure Year Published: 1997 Year Read: 2014 Publisher: Morrow Junior Books Now, I have actually gotten into the story of “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” when I was little through Chuck Jones’ classic cartoon and I must say that I still enjoyed that ca...
This has always been one of my favorite childhood tales. The daring exploits of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi as he bravely and valiantly protects the household from the evil plots of Nag and Nagaina, two of the deadliest cobras ever to slither the garden paths.This is a must read for everyone and, in my opinio...
I saw the cartoon as a child and fell in love with Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, so when I read the book as an adult, I was afraid it might not have the same charm, but I had nothing to worry about. I was captured all over again.
God, this book absolutely terrified me when I read it. I blame the evil-looking drawings. ::shudder::
I read and loved this book as a kid, but haven't read it since and remembered practically nothing about it. It's quite cute and a quick and easy read for children everywhere.