The Jungle Book
This is the classic story of friendship between man and beast. Saved from the jaws of the evil tiger Shere Khan, young Mowgli is adopted by a wolf pack and taught the law of the jungle by lovable old Baloo the bear and Bhageera the panther. The adventures of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi the snake-fighting... show more
This is the classic story of friendship between man and beast. Saved from the jaws of the evil tiger Shere Khan, young Mowgli is adopted by a wolf pack and taught the law of the jungle by lovable old Baloo the bear and Bhageera the panther. The adventures of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi the snake-fighting mongoose, little Toomai and the elephant's secret dance, and Kotick the white seal are all part of Mowgli's extraordinary journey with his animal friends.
Publish date: March 1st 1995
Pages no: 216
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Short Stories
If you're looking for the cutesy tone of the film, or even its recent live-action re-make, look elsewhere, you won't find it here. You might be better off with Winnie-the-Pooh. I had forgotten that several of the tales collected here are not about Mowgli, or the Jungle or even India in some cases ...
Puis il se dit: "à quoi bon être homme, si on ne comprend pas le langage de l'homme?
Na starość podobno się dziecinnieje. Może to dlatego, a może po prostu chciałem zasięgnąć do źródeł jednej z ciekawszym bajek z dzieciństwa. Motywy nie są tu najważniejsze, ale faktem sie stało, że sięgnąłem po literaturę dziecięcą. I zaraz się dowiecie, co o niej sądzę. Po pierwsze, jeżeli sądzic...
“Welcome to the jungleWe've got fun 'n' gamesWe got everything you wantHoney, we know the names”The opening poem of The Jungle Book: “Now Rann the Kite brings home the night” etc. is much more elegant than Axl Rose’s effort, but I feel it would be much nicer for you to read it in the context of the ...
The Jungle Book has been on my to-read list for a long time. The Disney film adaptation has always been one of my favourites owing to its unique setting, excellent cast of characters and great soundtrack, (I’m the king of the swingers, oh, the jungle VIP!) and with not one but two new film adaptatio...