The Jungle Book
Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions... show more
Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.This edition of The Jungle Book includes a Biographical Note, Foreward, Preface, and Afterword by Jane Yolen.Run with them. Or fear them--Bagheera the Panther: A silken shadow of boldness and cunning.Kaa the Python: A thirty foot battering ram driven by a cool, hungry mind.Baloo the Bear: who keeps the lore and the Law, and teaches the Secret Words.Rikki the Mongoose: The young protector who sings as he slays.Akela and Raksha the Wolves: Demon warriors of the Free People.Shere Khan the Tiger: The dreaded enemy of all.And Mowgli the Man-cub: The orphan baby raised by the wolves, taught by Baloo, trained by Bagheera and Kaa. The sorcerer who knows the ways of the jungle and speaks the language of the wild...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 8th 1992
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 277
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...