The Jungle Books


Part of a new series of beloved children’s classics featuring unique covers of famous artwork. Relive Mowgli’s jungle adventures, in the original full text, in this new edition.

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Relive Mowgli’s adventures in this brand-new edition of Rudyard Kipling’s classics, The Jungle Books. Produced in association with the UK’s National Gallery, the dustjacket of this handsome new edition features Henri Rousseau’s famous 1891 jungle scene, Surprised! This book includes expert notes on the original art and its relationship to the classic stories.

Featuring the full original text of both The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book, these collections of short stories tell the unforgettable tale of Mowgli, the man-cub abandoned in the Indian jungle, and his animal friends and foes. They also feature such well-known poems and stories as ‘Rikki-Tikki-Tavi’ and ‘The Law of the Jungle’. It’s the perfect gift for young readers, or anyone who wants a beautifully bound edition of this classic story.

This volume is part of the new Masterpiece Classics series from Welbeck, which includes Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, with more titles to be released in the coming months.

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Dimensions 21.6 × 13.5 cm